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[Solved] Exporting to PDF

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:29 pm
by Colin Turpin
Hello, just a quick question concerning exporting to PDF. Are the different fonts used automatically embedded in the exported file? I have been asked this question by a printing company. Thanks

Re: Exporting to PDF

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:46 pm
by RoryOF
If in Export as PDF, on the General tab of the Export dialog, you select PDF/A-1a, the fonts should be embedded. It may be best to submit a short sample drawing to the printers so that they can ascertain that the fonts are available to them.

 Edit: they don't have to print the test file - they should know if it will work by a brief inspection. 

Re: Exporting to PDF

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:55 pm
by Colin Turpin
Thanks for the quick reply. That sounds good I will give it a try. thanks again

Re: Exporting to PDF

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:34 pm
by Zizi64
You can embed those fonts what are:
Free,
Open Source, or
the licence of the font allow you to embed them. Do not use commercial fonts in this case if the receiver have not SAME fonts.

Re: Exporting to PDF

PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:50 pm
by John_Ha
It seems that AOO embeds all fonts in ordinary PDF files irrespective of whether you do or do not tick the Embed fonts tick box when you go File > Export as PDF.

Open any PDF with Adobe Reader and go File > Properties > Fonts ..., to see which fonts are embedded.

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