[Scribus] Question "Hors Sujet": extraire Fonts d'un pdf - pdfaus pdf-file sichern - extract font-file from pdf

avox avox
Sat Feb 3 01:00:07 CET 2007

Louis Desjardins-2 wrote:
> ...
> I wouldn't suggest extracting fonts that way. Font issues are the number 
> one annoyance in the publishing world, way ahead of all the other 
> issues. (If you want a recent and interesting example of what I mean, 
> please review the recent posts on the thread about installing Scribus on 
> OS X...) 

Well, AFAIK that was due to the fact that Scribus couldnt deal with a stale
alias file in the font directory...

> Extracting a font is looking for problems imo. Not only will 
> you waste your time, but down the river, prepress people will have to 
> deal with any issues coming out of these extracted fonts... if anything 
> has to go wrong. What you could do is look for the name of the font and 
> acquire it legally.

I support that, though. If the font was subsetted before embedding, you'd 
end up with a crippled font which has the same name as the original.


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