[XeTeX] How to tell Xetex don't embed some ttf font into pdf

James Cloos cloos+tug-xetex at jhcloos.com
Thu Nov 20 22:51:50 CET 2008

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Bohn <thomas at bohnomat.de> writes:

>> I even wrote some code for ConTeXt to support not embedding these fonts
>> in pdfTeX (http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2007/028960.html).

Thomas> I can't read your PDF file with Evince.

Evince can correctly render documents which do not have embedded fonts.
You do need to have suitable substitute fonts available, of course, but
pdf has always supported non-embedded fonts and all pdf readers do too.

The quality might not be the same, but embedding even subsets of CJK fonts
can bloat document sizes far beyond comfort.

James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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