[NTG-context] embedded fonts

Jörg Hagmann joerg.hagmann at unibas.ch
Fri May 4 16:06:30 CEST 2007



Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
> Am 2007-05-04 um 13:38 schrieb Jörg Hagmann:
>
>   
>> I have a possibly off-topic and certainly naive question. But
>> unfortunately it's urgent, and a systematic search would take too  
>> long:
>>
>> I just finished a 84 page document and sent it to the printer. They
>> say the fonts are not embedded. Is there a switch that allows me to
>> do that? If not, what else can I do?
>>     
>
> You don't tell us which fonts you use and which TeX engine / output  
> workflow.
>   
I use gentium and -- for bold -- LinLibertine. I installed these fonts 
myself with texfont.
The engine is pdftex (I think). I run "texmfstart texexec --pdf myfile.tex".
> If they're the basic PS fonts (Helvetica/Arial, Times, Courier) they  
> don't get embedded by default, because every RIP *must* have them.  
> Some printshop workflow software complains anyway (I get that very  
> often at work), but you can ignore it in that special case.
>
> Otherwise, it may be your TeX fonts aren't installed properly and  
> they're really not embedded or perhaps only as Type-3 pixel fonts.
>
> You can send me your PDF off-list, I'll check it.
>
>
> Greetlings from Lake Constance!
> Hraban
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