Re[2]: [xep-support] GFEDCB+Times-Roman ?

From: Chris Cosentino (
Date: Wed Apr 14 2004 - 07:58:05 PDT

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    I use a program (shareware) to create the outlines (PFA, PFB) from the
    Type 1 Fonts.

    It is called Crossfont and is available from

    Wednesday, April 14, 2004, 5:32:05 AM, wrote:
    M> Thank Alex,
    M> I find some .pfb on the computer, but not all (for example
    M> helvetica) do you know where it's possible to find some?

    M> Marc
    M> On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 12:00:32 +0400, you wrote:

    >>Hello Marc,
    >>In order to embed Type 1 font you must have outline file for it in PFA
    >>or PFB format. Please refer to Section "5.2. PostScript Type 1 Fonts"
    >>of "XEP 3.7 User Guide".
    >>Best regards,
    >>Alexander Peshkov
    >>M> Hello,
    >>M> I generate a PDF with the attribute embed to true for all the fonts per example :
    >>M> <font name="Times-Roman"
    >>M> afm="Times-Roman.afm"
    >>M> embed="true">
    >>M> <alias name="Times"/>
    >>M> <alias name="TimesRoman"/>
    >>M> </font>
    >>M> But when I read the generated file with Acrobat 6, I have a
    >>message that indicate that the GFEDCB+Times-Roman is impossible to
    >>extract (The message is in french, I don't know the exact message in
    >>M> english), I don't understand why?
    >>M> All is very well when I don't embeded the fonts.
    >>M> Marc

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