Subsetting Your Fonts
Adobe Support Knowledgebase on Subset Errors in Acrobat PDF - Error "...Subset fonts have the same name and cannot be merged" When Inserting or Replacing Pages in a PDF File
Embedding Fonts Tutorial on Subsetting - You also need to select the subsetting you want — that is, how much of the font should be embedded. By default, WEFT will embed only the characters used on your pages, not the entire font. The less you embed, the smaller the file size will be. If you need to change the default, here are all the options.
Error Messages: Err Msg: "These documents contain subset fonts that have the same name..." - This is a known issue with CR exports to 'Acrobat Format (PDF)'. This issue has been assigned Track ID ADAPT00100207. To work around this issue in Adobe 6.0 Standard a user is able to merge the two exported documents in the following way.
How to embed and subset fonts in a PDF file generated from latex with pdflatex? - There are actually two problems here. First the tex file must produce a PDF with correctly embedded and subset fonts. The second problem is that all included PDFs, such as images, must already have the correct embedded and subset font formats.
PDF Font Subsets - When generating a PDF, it is possible to include only those characters in a font that were used in the document. This partial font is called a "Font Subset". The threshold for font subsetting is made in the Distiller job options under "Subset fonts below XX%
PDF Font Issues - Do I Embed or Subset my Fonts? - The answer. Unequivocally yes and yes. And sometimes no.
Prepress Tutorial: Should I Subset Fonts When Making PDFs? - You might have seen the option to subset fonts when making PDFs either through your layout program or when making the PDF through Acrobat Distiller. So, perhaps you are wondering what does that option do, and will it affect the way my PDFs look on screen?
Problems: Problem: Even though you are sure that Acrobat Distiller is set to embed fonts, they somehow get subsetted in a PDF - This solution will provide workarounds if you really want full Type 1 font embedding.
Should I Subset Fonts When Making a PDF? - You might have seen the option to subset fonts when making PDFs either through your layout program or when making the PDF through Acrobat Distiller. So, perhaps you are wondering what does that option do, and will it affect the way my PDFs look on screen?
Subsetting Fonts - It is also possible to only include those characters of a font that are actually used in the publication. This technique is called font subsetting.
Subsetting Option on Embedded Fonts Software - WEFT - There are seven different levels of font subsetting supported by Microsoft WEFT. The 'Font Subsetting' drop down box lets you alter the type of subsetting used by the tool.
Free Online Font Tools - Mega List of Web Based Font, Text, & Type Tools - Graphic Design and Typography are deeply connected. For that reason, I figure that most of you are going to love these free online font and type tools. Most, if not all, of these are very useful and I recommend that you use them when you have a chance. Below you will find the huge list of free browser-based font and type tools.
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