[Scribus] scribus pdf and helvetica font problem
Wed Apr 6 13:22:47 CEST 2005
well, as I said: the font is not installed on my system, so I can't possibly embed it. I saw in the scribus source code a couple of times that helvetica is used. Could this have to do with it?
again: I don't have helvetica and don't use it in my documents.
How can it end up in the pdf?
Message date : 06-04-2005 04:27
From : "Gregory Pittman" <gpittman at iglou.com>
To : scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
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Subject : Re: [Scribus] scribus pdf and helvetica font problem
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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