[pdftex] includegraphics{pdf} and multiply embedded fonts

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Feb 9 00:33:50 CET 2006

>>>>> "Martin" == Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> writes:

  > On 2006-02-08 23:09:20 +0100, Hartmut Henkel wrote:
  >> in the code. It would work rather robustly with Type1, but for
  >> TTF no clue. Is there any external postprocessor program that
  >> squeezes several

  > :-(

  > Would it work for Type42?

Don't expect too much from Type42.  It's just a PostScript wrapper
around a TrueType font which allows PostScript RIPs which contain a
TrueType engine (level 3 and newer level 2 engines) to process
TrueType fonts.

In XML parlance Type42 is not much more than


This is the reason dvips doesn't support TrueType yet.  It's pretty
easy to apply the Type42 wrapper (which is well documented by Adobe)
but a lot has to be done to create a subset of a particular font.


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