[reportlab-users] About Helvetica font

adam hyde adam at flossmanuals.net
Fri Oct 24 12:59:16 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 09:36 -0700, Tim Roberts wrote:

> Enrique Comesaña Figueroa wrote:

> > I am trying to generate a PDF document with embedded fonts. I have no

> > problem with other fonts but Helvetica. It always appear in the list

> > of fonts in the properties document even if i do not use it.

> > And if I try to embed it in a document which uses this font, reportlab

> > generates it but do not embed the Helvetica font.

> >

> > Can anyone help me?, If that is not possible, can anyone suggest me

> > any other way to generate pdf with ALL fonts embedded?

> >


> That's not supposed to be required. Every PostScript rasterizer, per

> standard, should be able to understand a small, core set of Type 1

> fonts, including Helvetica.

Print on demand services often require _all_ fonts to be embedded



Adam Hyde
Founder FLOSS Manuals

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