[OS X TeX] Font embedding
Mark Eli Kalderon
eli at markelikalderon.com
Mon Nov 27 16:17:29 EST 2006
On 27 Nov 2006, at 20:40, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2006, at 2:28 PM, Mark Eli Kalderon wrote:
>> On 27 Nov 2006, at 19:16, Gerrit Glabbart wrote:
>>> If you are not using one of the standard fonts -- for instance,
>>> if you are using Latin Modern, or one of the gtamacfonts, those
>>> should already be embedded in the pdf, but I'm not sure how
>>> "completely". Anyone?
>> Well, running pdflatex on gwtetex installed on my system embeds a
>> subset of the fonts---presumably only those characters that are
>> used in the document. I have checked this independently by opening
>> the resulting pdf in Acrobat Pro and checking the embedded fonts.
>> However, I have noticed something strange---on Windows boxes
>> viewing the pdf results in font substitution. I thought font
>> embedding precluded this, but ...
>> All the best, Mark
> What fonts are you using? If you are using one of the ``Standard
> 35'' Laserwriter fonts by default they are NOT included (even
> partially) and will result in font substitution if they don't exist
> on the windows box; e.g., some boxes only have Times New Roman, not
> the standard Time.
I was using gtamachoefler not available on windows boxes but that, I
thought, was the point of embedding them. Best, Mark
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