[Scribus] fonts and printing.

mamem at gmx.net mamem
Sat Apr 28 16:19:15 CEST 2007

Le samedi 28 avril 2007 ? 16:12:09, vous ?criviez :

>> monroy-lopez wrote
>>> Dear list,
>>> I'm on the final stages of a small 4-page A3 publication. The design
>>> was done with Scribus on Gentoo.
>>> The printing will be done off a PDF document. I was thinking of
>>> embedding the fonts in the PDF in order to prevent problems at the
>>> printer. Is this something that you would recommend?
>>> The fonts that the document contains are: DejaVu Sans and Nimbus  
>>> Mono.
>> Definitly yes, embedding the fonts is always recommended if you are
>> going to print your documents at a professional printer.
>> Most print shops do not only recommend this, they are insisting having
>> embedded fonts.

j> Another option is, if you encounter problems with the fonts or some  
j> of them,
j> to let scribus convert them to paths. Some non-pro fonts may have  
j> problems with
j> high resolution postscript devices. But this is only the option for  
j> (if).
j> Jon

Do you mean by path the outline-option?
I observed with the Gentium-Font from www.sil.org that Scribus does
NOT propose the embedd fonction, but ONLY the outline function! Is
there any reason why it can't be embedded? It's a BIG font... I think

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