[OS X TeX] [OT] Embedding fonts in images

Luci Ellis luci at verbeia.com
Wed Mar 12 02:31:13 EDT 2008

On 12/3/08 5:13 AM, "Charilaos Skiadas" <cskiadas at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't actually use simpdftex personally, though I guess I could,
> but I still think this will not solve the problem of the
> illustrations not having the fonts embedded (this is what Richard
> refers to in the last paragraph I think). I'll give it a try though
> when I get a moment. For now I found a workaround, essentially
> forcing R to not use Times but instead to use the URW equivalent.
> That ghostscript could embed just fine. Still no go with Zapf
> Dingbats, but I just managed to not use that at all (by using png
> instead of pdf).

If your images are already in PDF, have you tried re-distilling them  either
by printing to PDF of re-running them through Adobe Distiller if you have
it? I can't guarantee it will work but you might have more control over font
embedding in a more transparent way.

Hope that helps.


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