[scribus] Embedding fonts in PDF export

Rolf-Werner Eilert eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Mon Feb 3 17:14:51 UTC 2014

Am 03.02.2014 16:11, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
> On 02/03/2014 09:59 AM, Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
>> How does Scribus decide which font to subset (outline) or embed? I've
>> never seen this list before and was surprised that a number of fonts
>> were checked, and others were not.
> There is a little bit on this in the online manual, under Setup > Font
> Setup. There is some automatic behavior which relates to the size of the
> font files.
> Subsetting is not outlining. Subsetting means only to include metrics
> for the glyphs which are actually used in the document, so it's a
> partial embedding.
> Outlining is to create graphical instructions on how to draw each glyph,
> so that font metrics are not needed.
> Greg

Ok, I see. On my machine, only fonts which I seldomly use are checked. 
The most important ones are unchecked anyway.


More information about the scribus mailing list