[scribus] Outlining fonts

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Jan 24 16:03:08 UTC 2021

On 1/24/21 10:04 AM, Ken Springer wrote:
> On 1/24/21 4:55 AM, Sveinn í Felli wrote:
>> Þann 24.1.2021 11:29, skrifaði Ken Springer:
>>> On 1/24/21 12:02 AM, Joe Zeff wrote:
>>>> On 1/23/21 9:32 PM, Ken Springer wrote:
>> ----
>>> Bert Driehuis wrote:
>>>> The major drawback of outlining is that the generated PDF is no longer
>>>> searchable.
>>> So, am I to take from your reply, you are not concerned if the finished
>>> PDF is searchable?
>> IMHO, a PDF distributed on the web should be searchable and perhaps
>> having images in 100 DPI, while a PDF sent to a printshop doesn't need
>> to be searchable but image resolution needs to be at least 300 DPI.
>> Two different scopes.
> Agreed.
> I guess, in this case, Joe's PDF's are not available online.

What you can do on a practical level when desired is to create one PDF with outlined fonts for the printer, another with embedded fonts for digital distribution.


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