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AW: [Swftools-common] font problems / pdf2swf / os x

From: Markus Kuhnert
Subject: AW: [Swftools-common] font problems / pdf2swf / os x
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 13:22:58 +0200
User-agent: Microsoft-Entourage/


I think the problem is pdf2swf (or xpdf?) doesn't support CID-Fonts
(doubleByte). The PDF's we use are created from Indesign CS, which converts
the fonts to CID-Fonts when exporting to pdf to preserve unicode.

CID-Fonts consist out of 65536 glyhps.

Is there a workaround for these fonts?


Am 24.03.2005 6:16 Uhr schrieb "Matthias Kramm" unter <address@hidden>:

> On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 09:04:05PM +0100, Markus Kuhnert wrote:
>> This is what Acrobat says about the font in document properties/fonts:
>> HelveticaNeueCE-UltraLight (Eingebettete Untergruppe)
>> Typ: Type 1 (CID)
>> Kodierung: Identity-H
>> Unfortunately fonts on the Mac don't have any file extensions. Additionally,
>> those fonts are stored in most cases in "suitcases", which is different than
>> on PC. I've added two screenshots.
> But the fonts themselves are still files, right? Would it help if the
> -F option wouldn't consider file extensions at all when selecting files?
> (I.e., just try to read *every* file in the -F directory?)
>> Great would be if there was a way pdf2swf would force use the embedded
>> fonts.
> There's the "-s forceType0Fonts" option- if you specify that, all fonts
> that are embedded should be used. If you specifiy that and still suspect
> that pdf2swf isn't using some embedded fonts, please do send me the
> corresponding pdf, as that would mean that you have found a bug.
> Greetings
> Matthias
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