[tex-live] TeXworks on Windows versus Linux wrt embedding of Japanese fonts

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Mar 12 02:10:15 CET 2013

Dear all, 

I just posted this issue to the texworks google issue page, but maybe
there is someone here who can explain it:


the default on TeX Live is *not* to embed Japanese fonts into the created pdf, but use the standard names, exmaple:
$ pdffonts texworks-ptex1.pdf 
name                                 type              emb sub uni object ID
------------------------------------ ----------------- --- --- --- ---------
Ryumin-Light-Identity-H              CID Type 0        no  no  no       5  0
PVJZJD+CMR10                         Type 1C           yes yes no       6  0

Now, running on Linux the TeXworks pdf viewer properly uses one of the system supplied Japanese fonts to show the characters, while on Windows nothing is shown, and no error message either (AFAI can see).

Versions used: 
On Linux: Debian/unstable, 0.5~svn1035
On Windows: what is distributed with TeX Live 2012 (uptodate)

It might be that this is a problem with the distribution of TeXworks in TeX Live, or a program internal problem.



PREINING, Norbert                               http://www.preining.info
JAIST, Japan                                 TeX Live & Debian Developer
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