[OS X TeX] [OT] Embedding fonts in images
dewatson at mac.com
Wed Mar 12 11:44:41 EDT 2008
If you export an eps file from R, and then use the Apple tool pstopdf,
you end up with a pdf that has the fonts embedded in the file.
Hope that helps.
You could apply this process to a whole directory of files by using
"apply pstopdf *.eps"
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
> 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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