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       yes, I so agree with you;
            I too would really appreciate these added fonts to be used in
any way.

From: Kracked_P_P---webmaster <>
Date: Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: LO4.2 pdf export embeds all fonts...

On 03/24/2014 12:25 PM, Pedro wrote:

 Hi Owen, all

Owen Genat wrote

The 14 standard PostScript fonts are now (under v4.2+) always embedded, as
required by PDF v1.5. I provide some detail here:

This may be contributing to the observed behaviour, although to what
degree this change affects font substitution, I am uncertain.

That would be acceptable if the file was exported as PDF 1.5 but since it
exported as PDF 1.4 the change doesn't make any sense.

In any case it would be nice to allow the user to select the PDF version
re-enable the standard font embedding (obviously if the user chooses PDF
the option to "Embed standard fonts" should be disabled because it is not


I Embed fonts all the time for viewing to other systems.

I did something today that had special "illuminated" style of letters.
 Think those in early books that were copied by hand or early printing, big
and fancy letters.

I use a lot of specialty fonts, like that, in some of my work.  They are
needed to be embedded into the files, PDF or otherwise, so the people who
get them can see the text with the "proper" formatting and fonts.

I do not know about the "14 standard Postscript fonts", since I do not know
what those fonts are and things like that.  I use TTF and OTF fonts and not
Type One fonts.  I use a lot of fonts like Liberation, Droid Sans/Serif,
Linux Liberation/Biolinum, and other freely downloadable fonts.  Sometimes
I use the "generic" MS Core fonts that comes with most Linux distros, if
you want to install that package.  I use a "ton" of specialty fonts in my
work.  So the "14 standard" fonts may not be any use for me.

Yes, you should be able to have choices for embedding fonts.  1 - embed
none, 2 - embed 14 standard font, 3 - embed all fonts used. Also I have
seen an option of embedding only the characters of the "special fonts" used
in the document and not the whole set, since this will reduce the file size

Of course, I seen no place in for the embed font - i.e. all fonts
used - option.  That is NEEDED for people like me.  Right now, I have to
use a PDF printer/driver like CUPS-PDF[Linux]  and doPDF [Windows] to embed
the fonts in my document.  Of course, if I wanted to read the document in a
landscape format, I am "up the creek" with CUPS since it only creates a
portrait formatted page output.

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