[Scribus] PDF for the web

Vladimir Zborowski vladimir
Sun Jan 30 13:32:54 CET 2005

Plinnell wrote:

>On Sunday 30 January 2005 12:42, Vladimir Zborowski wrote:
>>I was trying to make a Web version of a one page PDF and couldn't get
>>under 600 Ko,  due to font embedding. I tried  to subset the fonts, but
>>the texts were then converted to outlines, which doesn't really suit a
>>Web PDF (the display is not great and copy/paste of the text becomes
>>I looked in the bugtracker and found explanations in bug n? 0001354 :
>>"subsetting, which at this stage converts to outlines."
>>So, my questions is : Is this point corrected in the current cvs
>>version  (at the moment I'm using Scribus 1.2.1 - 8 january 2005 C-C-T.)
>>? Is it planned to be corrected soon ?
>>Thanks for your answers and for this so cool app.
>The trick shrinking to Web PDF's, while retaining text selection is to use 
>Type 1 fonts. They tend nake smaller when PDFs embedded. The other is to 
>limit the number of fonts used. This might not be possible.
>As "fixing" this, it is planned for 1.3.x, but no definite date.
I'm always amazed by the speed you get answers on this list, even on a 
sunday !
Thanks for the Type 1 tip.

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