[OS X TeX] Embedded Fonts

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jul 13 22:28:55 CEST 2004

On 7/13/04 3:17 PM, "William F. Adams" <wadams at atlis.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at 03:11  PM, Herb Schulz wrote:
>> My main question is... Can Windows, Linux and other *X machines pick
>> up the
>> ``Basic 35'' locally or MUST I embed them in the pdf? The reason I ask
>> is
>> that the Courier Scaled package is now on CTAN but my documentation,
>> in pdf
>> format, doesn't have Helvetica and Courier as embedded fonts.
> Well, the ``Core 13'' (Times, Helvetica, Courier, Symbol) are a defined
> part of the PDF standard, and one is supposed to have them available
> (or equivalents, e.g., TimesNewRomanPS, Arial, CourierNew, Symbol(TT)),
> so an alternative should be found, and just for docs, I think people
> will appreciate the smaller, lighter download.
> William


Thanks for the information. I'll stop worrying for now.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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