[OS X TeX] [OT] Embedding fonts in images
cskiadas at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 22:28:16 EDT 2008
Actually, the very last paragraph on that document says that this
won't work in my case. This article discusses embedding the fonts
used in the text. This does not help with having the fonts embedded
in the images. It's those fonts that are problematic, not the fonts
used in the tex file. Unless I've misunderstood things, Richard's
article is addressing a somewhat different issue. My updmap.cfg does
include the line "pdftexDownloadBase14 true
", which is I think what makes pdflatex embed the fonts used in the
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
On Mar 11, 2008, at 10:07 PM, David Watson wrote:
> It seems Richard has addressed this one before:
> On Mar 11, 2008, at 8:28 PM, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
>> Thanks, but I don't see how that would help. I just tried it, and
>> the resulting figure and pdf file still don't have the figure's
>> fonts embedded. Sweave uses R's pdf device to create a file which
>> it then includes to the latex file via \includegraphics. I already
>> have created those pdf files directly from R, and included them.
>> But they don't have their fonts embedded.
>> Haris Skiadas
>> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
>> Hanover College
>> On Mar 11, 2008, at 9:22 PM, David Watson wrote:
>>> Sweave? http://vahidfiles1.tripod.com/EPFL-Sweave-powerdot.pdf
>>> On Mar 11, 2008, at 8:16 PM, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
>>>> Hope someone on this list can help me with what should be a
>>>> pretty common problem, though not directly related to LaTeX. I
>>>> have some images in pdf format, generated from R but perhaps
>>>> that's not directly relevant. My publisher has asked me to embed
>>>> all fonts, including things like Helvetica, Symbol, Zapf
>>>> Dingbats etc, and I have so far been unable to do so. I tried
>>>> ghostscript, with a call that looks like this:
>>>> gs -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -
>>>> sOutputFile=cha03fig03E.pdf -dCompatibilityLevel=1.3 -
>>>> dSubsetFonts=true -dEmbedAllFonts=true -sFONTPATH= cha03fig03.pdf
>>>> but that didn't seem to do it, Adobe Reader still reports
>>>> Helvetica (or Times New Roman depending on which one I select to
>>>> set in R) as not being embedded.
>>>> Any thoughts how to really force all fonts to be embedded?
>>>> Google searching produced too many hits, which I did not find
>>>> particularly enlightening.
>>>> Hoping this is something bleeding obvious to someone.
>>>> Haris Skiadas
>>>> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
>>>> Hanover College
>>>> PS: Why on earth do publishers need fonts like Helvetica, Times
>>>> etc embedded? Surely this is something they can easily do
>>>> themselves, no?
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