[XeTeX] Is there a way to have a PDF generated via xelatex/xdvipdfm and not end up with CID encoded fonts?

Michael Joyner michael at newsrx.com
Tue Mar 27 20:49:59 CEST 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:41 PM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>wrote:

> The only way I can think of to do this is to load the .pdf files into a
> tool which is able to save the files out re-encoding the fonts, picking a
> .pdf setting which doesn't allow CID fonts.

I am trying a conversion to Postscript 1.2 then conversion back to PDF. But
this loses the Bookmarks and other PDF specific features.

> You should re-proof the files after any such transcoding though.
> I'd suggest finding instead a printer w/ an up-to-date RIP, or asking them
> to test the files as they are --- I suspect they'll ``just work'' and it's
> an (over)abundance of caution on their part to not allow such files.

No RIP involved. This is a text an online indexing/online search/online
display system of some sort that can't currently handle CID fonts.

-Michael, NewsRx
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