Isolating the graphics one by one would be approach. I have a hunch it'll
be a .PDF or .EPS; maybe conflicting versions of PostScript or something
obscure like that.

One important item you left out of your description is whether you're using
the distiller head that's installed by the FM distribution or have a
complete version of Acrobat...

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On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Steve Rickaby <
srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> If there is anyone out there who is still using FrameMaker 7.0p577 on Mac
> in Classic, maybe they can help me with this problem, as I've wasted hours
> on it and I'm a bit desperate.
>
> For historical reasons, I'm still on this setup. I reported earlier that
> the AdobePS printer driver, which I have used without any problem for a
> great many books and years, now falls over with the message 'The printer
> description file associated with this printer has caused an error (101)' on
> *both* Macs - and then FrameMaker crashes. I'm using the Acrobat PPD. This
> occurs even with a new clean installation of FrameMaker. Nothing
> significant has changed with the setups. I have therefore abandoned AdopePS.
>
> So I am using the Apple Laserwriter 8 driver and writing .ps to file.
> However, I'm getting miscellaneous graphics-related errors that are sending
> Distiller (6) into a frenzy and an apparent endless loop. The main error
> appears to be
>
> '%%[ Error: limitcheck; OffendingCommand:
> 310E121210182A3E4A674394332E3924051A251C3844423941392F2723241C1B425D5F635D5542392946552021292737454662564D4E4A3B505D6467552B3C3
> ]%%
> %%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%%'
>
> after which Distiller goes a bit mad and reports completion figures of
> thousands of percent.
>
> I have one offending chapter, and turning the graphics off in that chapter
> allows the chapter to distill without error. However, if I try the entire
> book up to that point, I still get errors.
>
> I'm not looking for someone to fix this, but I'd be most grateful for
> suggestions for a sensible diagnostic procedure. Maybe isolating the
> graphics to separate files and trying to create PDFs from them?
>
> [I do have FrameMaker 10 for Windows, but at present don't have a machine
> on which to run it.]
>
> --
> Steve
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