[pdftex] Merging duplicate embedded fonts

Maarten Bezemer m.m.bezemer at utwente.nl
Wed Oct 9 20:56:13 CEST 2013

On Wednesday 09 October 2013 20:17:22 The Thanh Han wrote:
> On 9 October 2013 18:24, Thierry Bouche <thierry.bouche at ujf-grenoble.fr> 
> > 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.

It is not even possible to just replace one font with exactly the same (and 
drop the replaced font)?
I have fully embedded fonts, so they should be exactly the same..?

Best regards,

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