[reportlab-users] Handling TrueType fonts not allowing subsetting
robin at reportlab.com
Mon Jun 17 09:21:29 EDT 2013
On 17/06/2013 13:44, Dinu Gherman wrote:
> I've stumbled for the first time over a TrueType font, that doesn't
> allow subsetting, see traceback below. Strange enough a thing to
> do... Does anybody know a workaround? Maybe if only including the
> whole font without subsetting?
> BTW, this is on Py 2.7.5, RL, 2.7, Mac OS X 10.6.8.
I looked at Marius' original code and it seems we never have had the ability to
specify no sub-setting. It's not clear how that would work in PDF anyhow as we
put these out as 256 glyph sub fonts. I assume to allow for single byte
indexing. If a font had more than 256 we'd have to change the storage in PDF and
also the display code.
I believe the intent of the flag is to force inclusion of the whole font to
allow proper editing, but there might be some kind of font copyright issues
> $ python test.py
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "test.py", line 540, in <module>
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