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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: PDF transcoder and font handling
Date Wed, 19 Nov 2008 17:46:14 GMT
It does not affect the printed document, no. They just manifest inside
Acrobat on screen. Open the PDF in a different PDF viewer (like
GhostScript/GhostView) and you won't see the same issue.

On 19.11.2008 18:39:28 Lars Eirik R√łnning wrote:
> But what you are saying is that this is a side effect which does not matter
> in a printed document?
> My pdfs are the only thing that matters. SVG is merely the format i use to
> produce them..
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Jeremias Maerki <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>wrote:
> 
> > Embedded glyphs are currently rendered as shapes. We don't support the
> > Type 3 fonts that would be necessary to treat this text as text in PDF.
> >
> > What you're seeing are anti-aliasing side-effects. If you zoom into the
> > text or disable "smooth line art" in Acrobat, you'll see that the
> > problem disappears. This should also not occur if the PDF is printed.
> >
> > You might want to consider not embedding the font in the SVG as a
> > work-around.
> >
> > On 19.11.2008 18:20:57 Lars Eirik R√łnning wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > > I have generated a pdf from my svg document.
> > > Some fonts look really nice and crip, but have a look at this pdf and you
> > > will se that it has some problems..
> > > The l and i has issues and sometimes k.
> > >
> > > Could you please help me out on why this happens.
> > > The svg contains embedded font information with all the glyphs generated
> > > from Adobe Illustrator.
> > >
> > > Lars
> >



Jeremias Maerki


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