[pdftex] Re: Ghostscript vs. Acrobat Reader quirks

Beuthe, Thomas beuthet at aecl.ca
Sat Jun 9 02:11:25 CEST 2001

And again, as I mentioned in an earlier message, watch out for the fonts
distiller does not embed by default.  This issue can really come back to
you, as not everyone has all of the fonts you may be using loaded on their

-----Original Message-----
From: Y&Y Support [mailto:support at YandY.com]
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2001 4:39 PM
To: Prof Brian D Ripley; Ross Moore
Cc: pdftex at tug.org
Subject: [pdftex] Re: Ghostscript vs. Acrobat Reader quirks

At 07:36 1999-11-23 +0000, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:

> > One work around is to tell DVIPS *not* to embedd the fonts, and then
> > Distiller via a menu item where to go look for the font files itself...

Um. PC-centric again (from Y&Y?).  Unix versions of Distiller do this
via environmental variables and seem to have much more control (they can
use resource databases).

Well, normally Distiller finds the fonts itself. But it does provide the
option to control which of the directories it finds with fonts are to 
actually be used.  Handy when you have different versions or some
junk fonts. 

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