[scribus] Missing Fonts in PDF

Jean-Luc Waber jlwaber at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 05:38:32 UTC 2015

Am 08.04.2015 um 08:23 schrieb "Christoph Schäfer":
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 07. April 2015 um 22:35 Uhr Von: "Gregory
>> Pittman" <gpittman at iglou.com> An: "Scribus User Mailing List"
>> <scribus at lists.scribus.net> Betreff: Re: [scribus] Missing Fonts in
>> PDF
>> On 04/07/2015 01:50 PM, Jean-Luc Waber wrote:
>>> I have a problem with our new printer in Poland. He says that the
>>> fonts are missing in our PDF (Version 1.4). I use scribus 1.4.5
>>> for Windows and have the fonts embedded. I see the embedded fonts
>>> in Adobe Reader Properties (e.g. Fontin (Embedded), True Type,
>>> Encoding: Custom)(or URW Regular ...). They told me to make PDF
>>> X/1-A, but also there they tell me the fonts are missing. In the
>>> past I had the exact same files printed in Korea with no
>>> problems. This is what the new printer tells me:
>>>> I have received 3 books with covers. Our Pit Stop program shows
>>>> that there are still missing fonts. Some files are almost OK,
>>>> and fonts are missing only on one "impressum" page for
>>>> instance.
>>> The book-file which is almost ok was done with Indesign by a
>>> friend, I just had to change the impressum page for the new
>>> edition, and this page was done with scribus (which seems to have
>>> a missing font) and then assembled with jPDFTweak.
>>>> We have consulted this situation with software manufacturer and
>>>> found out that newest upgrade of our RIP program used for
>>>> rasterizing images have feature that can help a lot in
>>>> situation of missing fonts.
>>> But the fonts shouldn't be missing in the PDF! Does anybody have
>>> an idea what is going on here?
>> Not that it necessarily helps, but I think the suggestion from the
>> information you give is that the problem lies with the printer's
>> software. If Scribus says they're there, Adobe Reader says they're
>> there, they're there. Maybe Louis would have some idea of how this
>> could be.
>> Greg
> In addition to what Greg wrote, you could try to send the single PDF
> file created with Scribus to the printer. That way you'd be able to
> remove or confirm jPDFTweak as a potential source of failure.
> HTH,
> Christoph

One of the book files I sent was done totally with Scribus and without 
jPDFTweak. That is were they say the fonts are missing. I will still try 
and send the single page PDF.


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