Re: [xep-support] embedding fonts in PDF -- adding embed="true" seems not to work for base fonts!

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Mon Mar 13 2006 - 07:53:17 PST

> <font-family name="Helvetica" embed="true" subset="true">
> <font><font-data afm="Helvetica.afm"/></font>
> <font style="oblique">
> <font-data afm="Helvetica-Oblique.afm"/></font>
> <font weight="bold"><font-data afm="Helvetica-Bold.afm"/></font>
> <font weight="bold" style="oblique">
> <font-data afm="Helvetica-BoldOblique.afm"/></font>
> </font-family>
> but the font is still not being embedded!
> Any idea what is going on?


A Type1 font consist of two parts, the metrics and the outline.
Helvetica.afm is the metrics (Adobe Font Metrics); to embed the font,
you'll need the outline too. Get a matching outline somewhere, and add it
to your system and to your configuration.

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Received on Mon Mar 13 08:22:35 2006

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