[reportlab-users] [PATCH] Add TTF Embedding Option

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Thu Oct 16 13:14:53 EDT 2008

Yoann Roman wrote:

>> I'm really unclear why this should be used by any rational person, but

>> if it works for you I see no reason not to use it.



> I guess I'm just irrational :-). I wouldn't use this for anything other

> than Arial and Times New Roman, and it was solely to have the option of

> generating PDFs similar to those that Acrobat creates by default.


The Adobe Distiller has ALWAYS produced PDF files that are smaller than
any of its competition. I've used pdf995 and PDFCreator extensively,
and although their results are good, the files are always bigger than

Are you using compression when you create your PDFs? That makes a big
difference in size.

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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