[XeTeX] Differing font name handling betwixt Mac OS X and W32 (and Linux?) XeTeX

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Jun 15 14:56:30 CEST 2006

On Jun 15, 2006, at 8:44 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
(re: http://store.adobe.com/type/pdfs/Type1-2-OpenType.pdf)

> Seriously... thanks, I wasn't aware of that. Interesting.

My pleasure.

> Am I the only one who finds it somewhat amusing that in this PDF
> document, produced by none other than Adobe, the glyphs at the ends
> of many text strings appear slightly clipped?

Well, it's made by the Adobe PDFMaker 6.0 for Excel and is all set in  
Verdana, so I guess MS gets a share of the blame.

Seriously though, it's a nasty indictment of how limited Adobe  
InDesign's table-handling is, and how marginalized FrameMaker has  


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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