[Scribus] bold L in PDF

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Tue May 2 22:14:08 CEST 2006

On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 12:59:51PM -0700, tomacigale wrote:

> > (...)
> > 
> > If you see this defect in a PDF, you probably used Scribus' "subset"
> > option for Arial,
> > since otherwise Acrobat Reader would use the original hinting information
> > in the font.
> > 
> > HTH
> > /Andreas
> I confirm, I have the same trouble when using a subset. When I include the
> whole font, it's both ok on screen and on printer.
> The bad thing is that the pdf file is larger; for me it is embarrassing
> because I plan to put my files (brochures) on a web site and the fonts use a
> lot of space.
> Is it possible to export in pdf from Scribus with the whole sets then to
> save the file from Acrobat Writer with subsets?

Try to embed the fonts completely, then run the PDF through pdftops from
xpdf, then convert back to PDF using ps2pdf from ghostscript. The latter
usually does a very good job and produces astonishing small files.

Tino .oO(Need to check that out myself, I'm preparing screen PDFs from
time to time)

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