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Re: [hylafax-users] Problem sending faxes with embedded fonts (evolution)
So, if I'm reading this right:
So, why not:
> You're right, after pdf2ps the file is not yet correct.
> I've to say that fonts are embedded in pdf, in fact they're readable
> also on machines without that fonts installed.
> What I've to notice is that, looking at the font info page of acrobat
> viewer, the non-standard fonts are embedded with "personalized"
> encoding, instead of the usual "ANSI" encoding of working fonts.
> This could be the problem?
> My steps are:
> 1) starting .ps with embedded fonts in windows
> 2) conversion in pdf with ghostscript in windows, the result is a pdf
> with fonts embedded with "personalized" encoding
> 3) Fax sent with hylafax (hylafax launch pdf2fax script and the
> resulting .ps is not yet correct)
> Maybe the problem is the step 2, some mistake made by the first
> ghostscript conversion, after that steps the PDF is still
> acrobat/human readable but not ghostscript/hylafax readable.
> At 15.06 16/01/2007, you wrote:
>>>After some test I found that launching pdf2ps script on the hylafax
>>>machine , the script that sendfax launches when a pdf is submitted,
>>>over the pdf with embedded fonts, it creates a .ps that is not
>>>correctly sent by hylafax (with squares).
>>>This helps to find a solution?
>>So you're saying that the PDF viewed on Windows looks fine, but when
>>it's converted with pdf2ps the resulting Postscript page does not
>>look fine. Correct?
>>If that's the case then it probably means that you're using a font -
>>and a font family - that is unavailable to Ghostscript when
>>converting the PDF. If the font is not embedded in the PDF,
>>Ghostscript (pdf2ps) will generally use a substitute font in its
>>place. If that substitute font does not have support for the
>>characters being used, then you may get boxes instead.
>>The solution is to either embed the fonts into the PDF or to install
>>the used fonts on the HylaFAX system where Ghostscript can get to them.
>>Telling your PDF creator to embed fonts may be easier - as
>>installing fonts for Ghostscript is not always the easiest thing the
>>first time you do it... but if you want to go that route you should
>>find the information that you need by googling.
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