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Topic: Disable TimesNewRomanPSMT ? (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 168237
From: jmel
Date: 12/14/2008 04:24 AM

Is there someone that really understands the built-in PDF printer within Macintosh applications and how it embeds fonts? I am running OS X 10.5.5 on a MacBook Pro Intel.

I build a lot of proposals from various applications. When I print them, I select the “SaveAs PDF” command under the PDF button within the Print window.

The pdf’s that are created look fine. But when I go into the document using Acrobat 8 Professional to edit text, I keep get the following error messages:

Warning! Since the original font is not available, a substituted font for editing is used. Any changes to the text of the original font will place a new font dependency upon the document.

I use Font Book to manage my fonts. To my knowledge, all the fonts are available and active. I have searched through my hard drive and cannot find the font TimesNewRomanPSMT anywhere! So, where is it coming from in order to be embedded into every PDF that I create?

I have also tried saving my print files as .ps and then flushing them through Distiller, with multiple settings, and always get the same warnings. I have Acrobat Pro 8.1.3 and Distiller 8.1.3.

How can I disable TimesNewRomanPSMT, and have TimesNewRoman as the Original Font and the Editing Font?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks!


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