[reportlab-users] Not embedding fonts?

Marius Gedminas marius at gedmin.as
Mon Sep 7 13:23:18 EDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 07, 2009 at 05:31:02PM +0200, Benoît Decaudin wrote:

> Does anyone know how to not embed fonts in a PDF generated by ReportLab?

> I have to generate such PDF for an automated system which does not support

> embedded fonts, and I can't find a way of doing this.

If you use the 14 built-in Adobe fonts (Helvetica, Times, Courier), they
won't be embedded.

If you use custom TrueType fonts, they will be embedded. AFAIU there's
currently no way to disable embedding if you want to use TTFs.

Marius Gedminas
What goes up, must come down. Ask any system administrator.
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