[pdftex] pdfpages & font factorization

The Thanh Han hanthethanh at myrealbox.com
Tue Jun 29 03:41:35 CEST 2004

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 08:27:57PM +0200, Jean-Christophe Dubacq wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 02:31:53PM +0700, The Thanh Han wrote:
> > if you have the corresponding entries for the fonts used in those
> > pictures in your map files (pdftex.map) and the fonts themselves, then
> > pdftex will embed them only once (and subsettted).
> Since the figures were generated by a completely different system, how
> does it recognize the fonts? The font used is a postscript (type1) with
> more than 256 chars (and about 20 reencoding vectors) in the figures.
> I presume pdftex could sort of find the same signature in all the "font
> programs" (adobe vocabulary), but how can it find a correspondance with
> an existing one it its map files? Using fontids?

can you put some minimal test files somewhere so I can have a closer

If the font is used with more encodings, then the best you can get is
a single instance for each encoding.


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