[pdftex] Possible to use font from included PDF in main doc?

William Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed Apr 30 10:31:10 CEST 2003

John Stone asked:
> I am including a PDF document with an embedded font in a PDFLaTeX 
> document.  Is it possible to tell PDFLaTeX to set the main document 
> text using the font embedded in the included PDF?  The actual font 
> would not be installed on the machine running PDFLaTeX, but I am 
> open to installing any files that I can derive (metrics etc...) from 
> the actual font without actually copying the actual font to the 
> PDFLaTeX machine.  I am willing to use PostScript or TrueType fonts 
> in the included PDF, if that helps.

No. Why should you be able to use a font which you apparently don't 
have a license for?

Either it's commercial, in which case you should purchase it, or it's 
freely distributable, in which case you should just go get and 
install a copy.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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