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Posted by Craig Lebakken on 06 March 2017 10:42 AM


How does Win2PDF handle fonts if the font is not licensed to allow embedding?


Win2PDF uses the Windows API to check if the font is licensed to allow embedding. If the font is not licensed for embedding, the font is rasterized as a bitmap instead of embedded. This can increase the file size, but the font will be displayed in the PDF as intended.

If the font does allow embedding, Win2PDF only embeds a subset of the font. Only the characters used in the document are included in the embedded font.

You can view a font's embedding permissions using the Microsoft Font Properties extension available here:

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