[scribus] Missing Fonts in PDF

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Apr 20 16:47:23 UTC 2015

On 04/20/2015 11:06 AM, Jean-Luc Waber wrote:
> Hi again,
> I received a new message from the printer:
>> Your fonts are embedded in PDF not as full font information but only
>> as so called "subset". Until now we have considered PDF like that as
>> not perfect for printing.
> They updated their printer software and it seems that they can work with
> it now. But I still wonder what the difference is. Is Scribus producing
> a PDF with less information (subset) than ID or other DTP software (full
> font information)?
> Or is this just one printer's opinion?
> Or is this a result of using TT-fonts, versus other fonts (OTF,
> PS-Type-1, ...)?

I think it is a common, more than one printer opinion. There should be
no problem with embedding a subset. It may also be a matter of not
upgrading software as they should be doing.


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