[Scribus] pdf and helvetica font
Wed Apr 6 16:06:23 CEST 2005
BTW: did the fix get an issue number?
can't find it in the CVS log.
Message date : 05-04-2005 23:44
From : "Franz Schmid" <Franz.Schmid at altmuehlnet.de>
To : scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
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Subject : Re: [Scribus] pdf and helvetica font
Craig Ringer 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.
> Now, this _is_ odd. I've been wondering where the "phantom" fonts in
> Scribus's exported PDFs come from before, but never looked into it. I
> just exported a *blank* document, and Acrobat Reader thinks the
> resulting PDF uses ZapfDingbats and Helvectica (but does not embed
> I'd be interested in knowing why this happens myself, as I don't have
> the time to dig into the source to find out right now.
Fixed that odd behaviour tonight in both development branches. Both
Acrobat Reader 5 and 7 do no longer report these fake fonts.
For Craig to know, it was caused by an entry in the Fields dictionary
of the PDF files, as soon there is an /DR entry pointing to a Ressource
dictionary, even when this is empty causes Adobe Readers to report these
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