[XeTeX] Font problem with publisher --- help!!!

Nicolas Vaughan nivaca at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 15:28:58 CEST 2009

What do you think about converting all text to outlines? That'll solve the
problem, but I don't know if it has "collateral damages...

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 8:13 AM, Nicolas Vaughan <nivaca at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Thanks for your advices. I will be meeting today with my publisher again,
> and I'm carrying with me a host of PDFs with your suggestions.
> In the end, I did as William suggested: export all the pages into EPS and
> placed them in a INDD file.... let's wait to see what they say now.
> Best wishes!
> Nicolas
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 7:59 AM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>wrote:
>> On Sep 11, 2009, at 2:17 AM, Nicolas Vaughan wrote:
>>  The problem persists, though. I think my publisher is trying to open the
>>> PDF in Adobe Illustrator, in order to do something with the text block
>>> (don't know why!). But when he tries to do that, AI reports that KP-etc.
>>> fonts are not available. And they aren't available to the OS (and to AI)
>>> since they are LaTeX fonts only.
>>> Any ideas?
>> If they want to do something other than edit text, they can open your .pdf
>> in Adobe Acrobat Professional, save out the pages which they wish to change
>> as .eps files, then place (not open) those .eps files in Adobe Illustrator
>> (or better still Adobe InDesign) and add whatever additional elements need
>> to be added (they'll need to set up the page properly to match trim, bleed
>> &c.) --- of course if the text needs to be edited, then they'll need for you
>> to do that as previous respondents have noted.
>> Or they could purchase Enfocus PitStop and use it for any such .pdf
>> editing.
>> Adobe Illustrator is _not_ a general purpose .pdf editor and has to
>> translate all elements of a .pdf into its own internal format which can
>> result in marked changes in appearance or text formatting and then creates
>> the need to proof the edited file character for character, line for line,
>> graphic for graphic.
>> William
>> --
>> William Adams
>> senior graphic designer
>> Fry Communications
>> Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.
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