[Scribus] PDF, Font embedding

Benjamin Dumke scribus
Sun Mar 16 16:15:18 CET 2008

Gregory Pittman schrieb:
>> * The "Fonts to outline" box contains those fonts that will be converted 
>> to outline. This does not mean creating graphics objects for every 
>> letter on the page (like e.g. Inkscape would if you took a text object 
>> and converted it to a path), but instead by converting the used glyphs 
>> of this font to a type that PDF _can_ handle (Type 3 as the Adobe Reader 
>> tells me) and embedding this resulting font into the PDF.
>> Is this how it is supposed to work?
> No, to the best of my knowledge outlined fonts are converted to vector 
> outlines. 

Why is it then, that when I use AR to check the properties of a PDF that 
was created with all fonts in the "Fonts to outline" box I get something 

+ Fo0S0
    Type: Type 3
    Encoding: Custom
    Actual Font: Fo0S0
    Actual Font Type: Type 3

for every font?

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