[reportlab-users] PDF without embedding fonts

Yuriy Asyutin yasyutin at gmail.com
Wed May 12 16:31:03 EDT 2010

Such requirement is to avoid any font licensing (even BSD like) and reduce
file size to maximum.

In case users will be using Adobe Reader for viewing PDF - all they need
only to download once Language pack, suggested by PDF viewer.


2010/5/12 Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com>

> Yuriy Asyutin wrote:

> >

> > I have a task to create PDF that contains utf-8 encoded data in

> > Cyrillic range without embedding any font resource.


> May I ask why? In the VAST majority of cases, it is far better to embed

> the fonts. Otherwise, your document can only be viewed on computers

> that already contain the exact version of the exact font you used.


> --

> Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com

> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.


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