RE: Odd font differences in PDFs

Subject: RE: Odd font differences in PDFs
From: "Crimmin, Peter" <Peter -dot- Crimmin -at- scansoft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 08:07:24 -0400

I originally wrote:

> Does anyone have an idea what causes the following?
> Scenario:
> Two writers use FrameMaker to create PDF files
> (FrameMaker>Distiller>PDF).
> They build the same file on their respective machines.
> When comparing the resulting PDFs, the fonts appear different.
> One of the PDFs has thinner characters that are harder to read.
> But when the thin PDF is magnified to 150%, the characters look like
> the correct font.

Dick Margulis replied:

Check the Distiller settings on the two machines. Especially look to ensure
that fonts are embedding properly and that the same job options are in use
on both machines.


This sounds promising -- the distiller .log starts:

%%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%%
%%[ Warning: AGaramond cannot be embedded due to licensing restrictions.]%%
%%[Page: 1]%%

Any ideas how to fix it?


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