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

Nicolas Vaughan nivaca at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 04:35:41 CEST 2009

Dear Shrisha Rao,
Thanks for your message. pdffonts is a great tool; I didn't know about it.
As for ps2pdf, I use pdflatex directly, so there's no need for ps.


On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 8:24 PM, Shrisha Rao <shrao at nyx.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:55 PM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> > If you view the PDF with Acrobat [Reader], you should be able to look at
> the
> > list of fonts used (somewhere in a properties dialog, I forget the exact
> > details) and see whether it says they're embedded or not.
> >
> > Similarly, the TeXworks PDF viewer has a Fonts panel (available from the
> > Window / Show submenu) that should give the same information.
> The shell command-lined utility `pdffonts' (see
> http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdl1_pdffonts.htm) available on
> Linux as well as via Fink for Mac OS X also works.
> On the specific question of embedding fonts in a PDF (after first
> generating a *.ps file from the *.dvi file), this seems to work for me
> (replace $1.ps with the file name if invoking from the command line):
> ps2pdf14 -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dEmbedAllFonts=true $1.ps
> `ps2pdf14' may be aliased from `ps2pdf' on some systems, or it may
> need to be installed.  I have generally (in my LaTeX experience) found
> this a safer route than generating the PDF directly using pdflatex,
> dvipdf or whatever.  Of course, I suppose that with XeLaTeX this
> option no longer exists.
> Regards,
> Shrisha Rao
> > JK
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