RE: Character substitution TTF -> PDF

Subject: RE: Character substitution TTF -> PDF
From: "Bill Swallow" <wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 10:37:35 -0400

Embed the fonts when printing to PS and distilling.

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::: -----Original Message-----
::: Has anyone else encountered a problem producing PDFs
::: (feeding postscript to distiller) whereby the characters of
::: some TrueTypes are mangled?
::: The fonts *look* the same, but the characters are
::: different: "Howdy" becomes "Qot=j" for instance. It only
::: occurs with particular non-'standard' TTFs, which I'm
::: assured ARE licensed.
::: I've checked the printer driver that produces the output
::: for distiller, and the fonts in question are set to "don't
::: substitute". Do they need to be loaded onto the distiller server?
::: I've researched to no avail. I throw myself at the mercy of
::: the whirlers. Any ideas?

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