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Topic: Re: Can't Imbed Type 1 Font - Press REJECTED ! (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 154548
From: LeonardR
Date: 9/25/2006 09:17 PM

At 3:29 PM +1000 9/24/06, p-pdf-whats-wrong-with-my-pdf Listmanager wrote:
>Hello. My printers won't accept my PDF because it contains a True
>Type Font. (any idea why??)

Yes, because your printers are a bunch of clueless
individuals living in the past...

In the stone age of PDF & printing (early 1990s!), there were
issues with TrueType fonts. They were addressed with Acrobat 2 and
Postscript 2 - back around 1995 or so.

So if your printer doesn't allow TrueType, they are probably
still using the same equipment they had back then.

I would RUN (not walk!) to find a new printer!!!!

>So I bought a license for the Type 1 Font (Mistral). None of the
>PDF editors I have (acrobat pro 7, pdf editor, Nitro etc) show the
>newly installed Type 1 Font in the list that appears when I choose
>to imbed a new font.

You can't just replace the TTF version with the T1 version.
You will need to go back to the original authoring environment and
remake the PDF.

Leonard Rosenthol
Chief Technical Officer
PDF Sages, Inc. 215-938-7080 (voice)
215-689-3863 (fax)

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