[reportlab-users] Handling TrueType fonts not allowing subsetting

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Jun 17 13:40:05 EDT 2013

Or, you could just comment out our assertion. It depends on how much
you want to respect the wishes of the typographer (or fear his/his
army of lawyers...!).

On 17 June 2013 18:33, Tim Roberts <timr at probo.com> wrote:

> Dinu Gherman wrote:

>> Hi,


>> 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?


> I don't think TrueType files are checksummed, so you may be able to

> solve this problem using a hex editor.


> --

> Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com

> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.


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