[Scribus] scribus pdf and helvetica font problem

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Apr 6 04:39:07 CEST 2005

Farid Elyahyaoui wrote:

>-I'm trying to upload a pdf generated with scribus  to vistaprint.com but they complain about the
>helvetica font not being supported by them.  I'm not using any helvetica in my document in
>scribus but somehow it always ends up in the generated font as a custom type 1 font. I don't have
>any helvetica installed on my system and I don't want to. Acroread however mentions that indeed helvetica type 1 is used (not embedded) as a custom font.
>Anyone know how to prevent scribus putting helvetica type 1 in the pdf file?
>thanx in advance
I think what happened is that you didn't tell Scribus to embed the font, 
so acroread is faking it the only way it knows how.


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