[reportlab-users] Disable TTF Embedding

Bill Freeman bfreeman at appropriatesolutions.com
Wed Oct 15 13:56:29 EDT 2008

Tim Roberts wrote:

> Yoann Roman wrote:


>> I looked into Acrobat 9's default settings, and it *does* embed subsets

>> of all fonts except for Arial, Arial Black, Arial Narrow, Century

>> Gothic, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Console, Tahoma, Times New

>> Roman, Trebuchet, and Verdana. It has all those on a "never embed" list

>> for its "Standard" profile.




> That's fascinating, because it means those PDFs cannot be viewed on

> Windows 2000 or Windows 98 without Microsoft Office. That's an

> incredibly bone-headed decision on their part.



Unless the acrobat reader they're offering for those products is
packaged with those fonts.

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