[pdftex] RE: Re: Embedding Fonts

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Aug 7 16:56:32 CEST 2002

Yes, it is described in the pdfTeX User Manual, Chapter 5.
Look for pdftexman.pdf in the doc directory of your TeX distribution.
If it's not there, you can get it from



I loked on page 13 of the referenced manual and it states in part:

``Note that the standard 14 fonts are never downloaded, even when
they are specified in map files.'' 

I guess this is why Hans Hagen said he
bypassed the map files somehow.  In some situations it is necessary to
at least partially embed everything, even the ``standard'' fonts. Some 
printers state flatly ``all fonts must be embedded.'' So how does one
embed the famous 14?

John Culleton


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