Generating PDFs from Word

Subject: Generating PDFs from Word
From: "Kevin McGowan" <thatguy_80 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 15:34:28 -0400

Hi folks...

This is a battle I've had all too often. I'm trying to create a PDF from Word, using the Adobe PDF driver, and I've had any number of problems. Clearly, I've got something misconfigured somewhere.

I've turned OFF the "do not send fonts to distiller" option, and pretty much everything else is the default settings.

I've been getting "invalid font" errors in my pdf logs...and for a while, I thought they were helpful. I found a few stray blank spaces in my document that were the offending fonts. Great, that's progress.

But now, I'm getting these same warnings and so-help-me, I can't find these fonts in the document. Anywhere.

Here's the content of my latest log after having my pdf bomb on me:

%%[ ProductName: Distiller ]%%
%%[ Error: ArialMT not found. Font cannot be embedded. ]%%
%%[ Error: invalidfont; OffendingCommand: findfont ]%%


%%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%%
%%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] %%

Anyone have any suggestions? I'd love to hear them.


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