output pdf does not conform to Adobe's specification

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Postby piotr » Fri May 30, 2008 5:01 pm

This is a message that I received while using KPDF under linux. So I followed its instruction and announce the problem here.


**** Warning: Fonts with Subtype = /TrueType should be embedded.

The following fonts were not embedded:




**** This file had errors that were repaired or ignored.

**** The file was produced by:

**** >>>> doPDF Ver 6.0 Build 260 (Windows XP x32) <<<<

**** Please notify the author of the software that produced this

**** file that it does not conform to Adobe's published PDF

**** specification.


Best regards,

Piotr Jankowski

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Postby Softland » Fri May 30, 2008 5:22 pm

Thank you for the report Piotr, but that is just a warning that can be ignored. If you would open the same PDF file with Adobe Reader (under Windows) no warning would be mentioned. doPDF does not currently embed fonts, and this is what kpdf is complaining about as it considers all used fonts should be embedded in the PDF.

In the future doPDF will embed fonts, but standard fonts as Arial, Courier or Times New Roman won't be embedded anyway since most computers have them (and embedding fonts increases the size of the PDF).

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