Originally Posted by ath
Of course, if your editor changes the original newlines behind your back, it will mess up thing even more. PDF files should be treated as binary files.
That explains the "bad xref table" errors I was getting. Xpdf complains "Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct xref table..." but displays pages correctly afterwards.
"Save a copy" in acroread doesn't fix it... Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Have to think about this.