[XeTeX] duplicate embedded fonts

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Jul 30 20:05:27 CEST 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 1:21 PM, Hendrik Fuß wrote:

> I'm using xetex and xdvipdfmx to typeset a document which imports  
> several
> PDF figures. The figures use the same fonts as the main document,  
> but since
> they all have their own font subsets embedded, I end up with a PDF  
> which has
> hundreds of subsets of the same font, some of which have different
> encodings. I have heard that this can cause problems with some  
> reprographic
> setups, but apart from that, I think the file size could be greatly  
> reduced
> by removing these fonts. Does anybody know a simple way to do this?

Adobe Acrobat 8 (Professional?) offers an ``Optimize PDF'' option  
which includes this as one of its capabilities.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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