[pdftex] Merging duplicate embedded fonts

The Thanh Han hanthethanh at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 20:17:22 CEST 2013

On 9 October 2013 18:24, Thierry Bouche <thierry.bouche at ujf-grenoble.fr> wrote:
> M> Am I doing something wrong resulting in the duplicate fonts? Or did I
> M> encounter a bug in pdf(la)tex?
> In principle, pdflatex merges embedded fonts if and only if they
> appear with a full line in the map file (including exact Postscript
> name). I don't know exactly if this is done for other font formats
> than Type 1, though. (I suspect this aspect of font subsetting was an
> add-on by Thanh quite some time ago, and the current team is not so
> much familiar with it, but I hope I'll be proven wrong!)

the fonts are TrueType. pdftex can only "merge" Type1 (and Type1C)  fonts.


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