[OS X TeX] Russian characters contained in included .pdf do not appear in compiled document

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Mon Dec 20 01:11:28 CET 2010

On Dec 19, 2010, at 6:19 PM, Manuel wrote:

> On 19/12/2010, at 23:52, Alan Munn wrote:
>> Well we know what's happened now, but not why: the original  
>> document has 6 fonts embedded in it; the file created by pdfpages  
>> has 5.  The difference is that the original document has  
>> CenturySchl-Bold embedded twice, but with different encodings: one  
>> is Roman and the other is Custom.  I suspect that pdflatex itself  
>> is 'cleaning up' the multiple embeddings incorrectly.  Here's a  
>> solution:
>> Process your file with xelatex instead of pdflatex; it doesn't have  
>> this problem on my test document.  (There may be other aspects of  
>> pdfpages that might not work with xelatex, but it won't harm to try.)
>> Alan
> ...and: bang! - it worked. With XeLaTeX everything is fine again and  
> my compiled document is as it should be. Thank you, Alan, and David,  
> Claus, Alain, for your kind help.

I'm glad it worked.  I've filed a bug report with the pdftex folk.


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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