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Topic: Font encoding concern
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 144729
Date: 1/6/2006 07:03 AM
I have a concern about embedded fonts in a number of pdf document
(magazine pages) I will be sending to an outside printer. I am creating the
pdfs in Indesign CS2 on a Mac running Tiger. The documents preflight OK,
but I noticed something under 'font properties'.
All the fonts appear as embedded subsets, but the same font shows
different "font encoding" on different pdfs. For example, one font may say
"Ansi" on one pdf, but then the exact same font appears with "Custom"
encoding on another pdf.
Is this something I should be concerned about, or just a quirk of the
I have also posted this message in the pre-press section