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Topic: Re: Font Substitution for Jpn and Chn Interleaf Docs
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57131
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:23 PM

At 10:00 AM -0400 10/27/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>First let me introduce myself, I am Tim Hallett, president of Kanwa
>Translation, Technical Writing and Consulting in Bartlett, IL, I
>have a client who is a major global manufacturing concern. They are
>experiencing a problem with implementing a PDF solution due to the
>fact that they have large volumes of legacy information in Japanese
>and Chinese Interleaf format written in non-embeddable TTC fonts.

What happens when they create the PDF's using these fonts? I
assume that the documents are fine, but the fonts are not embedded,
correct? You do realize that embedding a complete CJK font would
GREATLY increase the size of the document - which is why Acrobat
doesn't not embed CJK fonts by default (you have to work at it).

You also may have other problems as Interleaf generates
REALLY UGLY Postscript that leads to some pretty bad PDF documents.


>I have proposed the development of an Acrobat plug in to
>automatically parse the post script data and replace the old-non
>embeddable fonts with either the custom fonts, or other
>Acrobat-compatible fonts.

Well, an Acrobat plugin wouldn't work on the original
Postscript - only one the final PDF documents. And although the font
substitution could take place in the final PDF, it may actually be
easier to munge the source Postscript.


Leonard
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