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Configure font substitution rules for MS Excel / PowerPoint

Microsoft Word provides a feature of adding substitution rules (windows registry or in MS Word: Options -> Advanced -> Font Substitution). I am looking for similar settings / registry keys to ...
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Changing PDF Fonts

I have a couple of questions related to pdf editing. (1) Is there a way to change a font in a pdf doc preserving the font attributes without having to select paragraphs with different font types ...
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19 views

Extract Japanese text from PDF

I have a Japanese PDF from which I'm trying to extract the text but I'm banging my head off a wall after 3 hours of trying. If I try to copy & paste all I get is 􁁟􁀛􀾡􂛠 or some other gibberish. ...
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1answer
22 views

Adobe replaces my fonts with generic Adobe fonts

I put together a document in Microsoft Publisher and used the font Tittilium. I clicked Save As and selected Save As PDF from the list. The problem is that the rendered PDF has the wrong fonts in ...
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Scribus will not let me set PDF Field to certain fonts

I am using Scribus to design some PDF forms. The paper form the digital form is based from has individual boxes for letter inputs, therefore I want to use fixed width font, like Courier New with a ...
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1answer
53 views

PDF font remapping

I have a set PDF files with Identity-H encoded fonts, which means that the symbols shown don't match their codes, but there is a one-to-one correspondence between them. So, basically it's a mapping ...
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42 views

PDF with type 3 fonts looks better after pdf2ps: how can I convert it back?

I have a PDF from someone else that uses type 3 fonts and so is almost unreadable on screen (example: http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~goguen/pps/tcs97.pdf ). If I run pdf2ps on it and open the PS in evince, ...
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1answer
53 views

Inexpensive way to support fonts required by pdf so it can be viewed using Preview

I have a few PDFs that do not display correctly in Preview, but do so in Adobe Acrobat, using a Macbook Pro. I would like to be able to view these using Preview, so I want to either A.) modify the ...
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1answer
89 views

Non-embedded font with different name across operating systems when printing HTML to PDF

I create a document using HTML markup. I want to use Palatino, which is called Palatino on Windows and Palatino Linotype on Mac, so I specify my CSS accordingly: font-family: Palatino Linotype, ...
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1answer
412 views

Acrobat Reader renders bitmaps pixelated

Some sections of an eBook contain text stored as Bitmaps. I'm not sure why the publisher did this, as it looks horribly in Acrobat Reader: Note that only code sections with the font "Teletype" have ...
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2answers
316 views

Word 2013 export to PDF how to keep font vectorized

I have to use Myriad font with Word 2013 (I cannot use other font or software). When export my Word doc to PDF, Myriad font is bitmapped (many pixels). My question is : how to keep the font ...
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414 views

how to embedding fonts in indesign CS5 when exporting to pdf

Please, I have question about how to exporting file from Indesign CS5 to PDF for Offset printing. In some cases there is a loss in the fonts (missing font) I used in the Indesign file. I've heard ...
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3answers
144 views

Converting PDF to PDF/A? (for embedding fonts)

How do I convert PDF to PDF/A? - No preference of operating system to run the script or program. (this is for printing directly on my printer; however the printer requires print formats with fonts ...
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3answers
106 views

Is it possible to split text over two lines in MS Word

Firstly, sorry if the title is not very accurate, I couldn't think of a better way to describe this problem. I am working on a CV and would like use a format similar to a pdf that was produced via a ...
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2answers
926 views

How can I use Font Awesome vectors in Illustrator?

I'm stumped. As directed, I printed the Font Awesome Cheatsheet to PDF. When I open it with Acrobat Reader, it looks fine. However, when I try to open it with Illustrator, I get this warning: The ...
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235 views

“Removing” PDF embedded fonts without PostScript

I have some PDFs that have embedded fonts, which won't display in Preview in OS X (as far as I know, due to a bug in Preview). To fix this, I ran the PDF through pdf2ps and then back through ps2pdf, ...
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2answers
352 views

How can I save a Word document as a PDF *without* any embedded fonts?

I have Microsoft Word 2010 and I am trying to use it to create a PDF document with a catch. I do NOT want any of the fonts used embedded. However, all the save options I have tried result in ...
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1answer
220 views

Adobe Acrobat Copy and Paste Font messed up

How does one copy and paste in Acrobat when fonts are embedded in PDF and not machine? I am opening an Adobe PDF and I copy the font from the PDF and then paste it to word and the characters are ...
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1answer
200 views

.pdf font not everywhere the same?

I have a PDF file that looks different on other systems. The font on some systems is different. How is this possible? I thought .pdf always displays the same. Somebody told me that if you are ...
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2answers
1k views

Finding Font Issues in Acrobat

Ok let me try this again, so sorry for not be clear. We create our PDFs through Quark, then send to print. I usually create outlines on my EPS files before I load in Quark but forgot this time. We ...
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1answer
527 views

How to prevent GhostScript from substituting fonts when compressing a PDF file?

I have a PDF file that I want to compress as small as possible. Unfortunately GhostScript substituted some fonts for the existing fonts in the original PDF. I used the following command when invoking ...
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1answer
112 views

How do I create a PDF that does NOT embed the used fonts?

Using MS Word 2010, or a free program, how do I create a pdf that does not include the used font(s)? I need this to test a feature in GhostScript.
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1answer
283 views

custom fonts in .doc & .pdf documents

I am using my own custom font for my .doc and .pdf documents. Now I want to make these files public (upload on my FTP-server). Is there a way for the other user to see the documents rendered with ...
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1answer
4k views

Changing font size of an ebook in PDF format

Is there any ways to change the font size of a whole book ( about 800 pages ) which is in PDF format ? I've tried Adobe Acrobat's OCR , and well what it does is just increasing a single page's font , ...
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Why does my Adobe Reader render PDFs so poorly?

I'm using Adobe Reader 9.4.3 on Windows 7. Everything is pretty much as is out of the box. I have not done anything special with fonts or smoothing. In Linux and even Windows/Chrome things look like ...
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1answer
417 views

Remove fonts from a PDF in Linux

Some PDFs are scanned at horrendous quality yet seem to overlay this over actual text. I'm not exactly sure how this happens but I suppose an example is worth a thousand words. See this pdf: ...
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3answers
12k views

Fonts in PDF files: How do I ensure that a font will render properly across platforms/readers?

I created a document in MS Word (2007) and then published to PDF with the intention of creating a document that looks the same regardless of platform or pdf reader choice. It looks fine on a couple ...
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2answers
699 views

Check which font types are used in a particular PDF page

I have to check a .pdf document that consists of a large number of pages. I would like to be able to find which font type is used in which place in order to check the consistency across the document.
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3answers
995 views

Is there a free Powerpoint to PDF converter that preserves mathematical formulae?

I'm on a Mac. I tried using OpenOffice, but mathematical symbols often get mangled.
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1answer
2k views

How can I deflate compressed streams inside a PDF?

I read a stackexchange post on how to find a stream of font data within a PDF. This stream, if decompressed properly, apparently creates a usable TTF file. But I'm not sure how to decompress it. ...
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1answer
111 views

how do i embed text in a pdf i'm making with microsoft power point (2007 i think)

need it to print right on a print shop's computer which fonts do i need to embed? i found somewhere arial doesn't need to be embed, but it doesn't seem to be the default sans-serif on newer microsoft ...
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1answer
664 views

Ghostscript renders embedded fonts in pdf poorly (all jaggy)

Ghostscript doesn't render embedded fonts in pdf's properly. e.g. http://vegro.nl/cmsfiles/ConsumentenAssortiment/Brochure/10.axd The characters of the logo on the right top ('Thermrad') are all ...
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1answer
3k views

Substitute a font in a PDF document

I have a PDF document (not encrypted) with editable form fields. However, the font for those fields is broken: it is missing some glyphs, so when I enter text some gaps appear. How can I modify the ...
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1answer
357 views

How do you find all uses of a font in a PDF or Illustrator document

I have a collection of Illustrator files which get collected into a single PDF. Having attempted to remove all uses of a specific font throughout, I find that the font is still being embedded. How can ...
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2answers
5k views

How do I know if the fonts in a PDF file are embedded or not?

How can I understand that the fonts in a PDF file are embedded or not?
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0answers
849 views

How to edit and enlarge the font in a PDF document?

I have a 6" Kindle. I often read technical PDF files, but the problem is that they don't get converted very well to Kindle's native format (for example, code blocks get messed up, etc). When looking ...
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How to know which fonts are used in selected part of a PDF document

I'm using Foxit Reader as default PDF viewer. How can I see what type of font is used for a selected part of a PDF document? (If this can only be done with another software, I'd prefer a freeware as ...
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4answers
847 views

Changing ZapfDingbat font character in a PDF file

I've got a PDF file which has a single 'ZapfDingbat' font character (a big tick mark) in it. I opened it in Adobe Acrobat Professional and tried to use 'touch up' tool to change this character. But I ...
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4answers
15k views

How to find out WHERE a specific font is used in a PDF document

For a given PDF which uses a number of fonts (e.g., in Acrobat Reader, the fonts used can be seen when selecting Files > Properties > Fonts) how can I find out where a certain font is used in the ...
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4answers
11k views

How to embed Arial in PDF when PDF has Helvetica?

So, I've got a PDF file that's generated by a program that uses the Base 14 fonts, so that it contains "Helvetica" and "Times Roman". When I look at that in my copy of Acrobat 7.0 on Windows (for ...
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2answers
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Firefox print to pdf font issue

I printed a web page to a pdf document in Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 9.04. I emailed it to a person who opened the pdf in Adobe Reader on Windows XP pro. They told me they got the following error when ...
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How can I extract fonts from a PDF file?

Is there a way to extract fonts from PDF files? I know that usually embedded fonts in PDF files are only subsets of the fonts. Anyway, is there a way to do this?