[OS X TeX] Embedding fonts in PDF file

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Wed Aug 11 15:01:11 EDT 2004

On Aug 11, 2004, at 2:40 PM, Jan Anderssen wrote:

> hi greg.
> this might help if
> (a) you installed tex via the iinstaller
> (b) you want to include the base fonts that are by default not included
> (for other constellations, you might want to edit your mapfiles, 
> probably via updmap, but probably someone else should explain this 
> ;-))
> - open iinstaller,
> - open the tex.ii2 package,
> - run "configure only",
> - check only "update font mappings" and hit select,
> - probably you don't want to add/deselect any of the mapfiles, so just 
> hit select,
> - in the dialogue that is called "configure for full font inclusion" 
> select "include"
> let the script finish,
> generate a pdf-file and check (f.i. in adobe reader under document 
> properties -> fonts) whether all fonts were included the way you 
> wanted to.
> hope this helps, otherwise you might want to look at which fonts 
> weren't embedded and examine the mapfiles - but as i said, i don't 
> really feel at home with that, so somebody else might have better 
> advice.
> cheers,
> jan

This is a good point for addition to the FAQ 
(http://latex.yauh.de/faq/index.php). Would you please add it?

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