Acrobat consolidating duplicate fonts
Distiller only needs the printer fonts, it does not need the screen fonts.Older versions of Adobe Acrobat (Acrobat 3.x and earlier) will never embed the following 14 fonts in a PDF file: These fonts, excluding Zapf Dingbats, are called the Base 13 fonts.Acrobat Distiller offers an option to automatically add missing fonts to Post Script files it has to process.In the font locations menu, the user can define several folders that have to be searched for fonts that are missing in the Post Script file.Below is the option that is shown in Adobe In Design CS4.A similar ‘Subset fonts below XX %’ parameter is available in Acrobat Distiller.In True Type and Open Type fonts, they can add this restriction in the font data.Applications that properly honor the licensing policy of such a font will not embed it in a PDF.
Some applications such as Adobe In Design automatically embed all fonts when pages are exported to PDF.
It covers the basics about the supported font types, encodings and the ways of enclosing fonts in a PDF, by either embedding or subsetting them. Some general recommendations about font handling can be found at the bottom of this page.
The PDF file format supports the use of the following font formats: By preference any fonts that are used in a layout are also included in the PDF file itself.
Acrobat lets you preview and arrange the documents and pages before creating the file.
You can delete unwanted pages and move individual pages from a document anywhere among the pages being combined.