[OS X TeX] embedding all fonts with pdftex

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Aug 5 14:50:13 CEST 2005

On Aug 5, 2005, at 7:22 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 05.08.2005 um 12:51 schrieb Emile de Kleine:
>> (In my case, some fonts are embedded, but not fonts like Arial, 
>> Helvetica and Times; I guess these are the 14 base fonts.)
> No, Arial is none of these fonts. They are: Times, Helvetica, Courier, 
> Palatino, Bookman, NewCenturySchlbk, AvantGarde, Helvetica-Narrow, 
> ZapfChancery-MediumItalic, ZapfDingbats, and Symbol. These are part of 
> PostScript.

That's the traditional ``Laserwriter Gang of 35'' which were enshrined 
as a standard when Apple selected them for inclusion in the 

The core 13 fonts for Adobe Acrobat is a bit more complex since they 
started out as a subset of the above:

Times, Helvetica, Courier (four weights / styles each) and Symbol

and then around Adobe Acrobat 4's release, Adobe got tired of paying 
royalties to Linotype and lowered their price point by substituting the 
Monotype fonts Times New Roman PS MT and Arial MT.

> Another way to change the behaviour of the usual PostScript fonts is 
> to launch i-Installer again and now to configure only to make them 
> become downloaded.

That's how I do it ;)


William Adams, publishing specialist
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