The main culprits seems to be consolidating duplicate fonts and saving for fast web viewing. I’ve disabled the latter in the settings but I don’t. In some PDF file, different fonts may point to the same font descriptor with different encodings. Suppose that the font descriptor contains two. It contains no images, and only a handful of fonts. Also, the Preview file always includes thousands of duplicate fonts embedded (is this a.

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Those imported graphics for the insets are also PDFs, made from a cropped press-optimized version of the student’s pages. The key word is “subset” it’s not the entire font. I’m assuming you are talking about PDFs?

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Click on the Fonts heading in the left column. Glad you got it figured out. Debenu Aerialist The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Jun 29, 7: The answer never really appears in the discussion, but for whatever reason, it jogs a thought you’d overlooked before. Something from what you wrote made me think about how OS X fonts are really “pretty” — after looking into it Jun 30, 4: It’s the characters necessary to render the document. Depends on your workflow, as I don’t think you’ve said how they are made i.


It’s simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it’s a Windows application that makes We do use a few others randomly for illustrative purposes at times, but all-in-all, we keep fairly simple in regards to font usage. The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. I would if I could but trying to make the best of a bad situation: Control versus convenience with eBooks Raising the bar. Jonathan L Jacobs Question: What utility are you using to impose?

Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link Our Student Edition textbooks actually run through this process at a resonable time; taking about 2—3 minutes.

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It sounds as if the PDF files have pathological numbers of fonts. So, I spent many hours trying several other solutions – including duolicate as a postscript file directly – but the files always end up being huge.

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Please type your message and try again. Have you found it is quicker? Post as a guest Name. I really don’t believe the issue has anything to do with the quantity of fonts being used.

It clearly is loaded up with fonts, yet Adobe Acrobat Pro doesn’t see them. Open the Document in Adobe Acrobat — same: Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document’s status or sensitivity. Is it using up a ton of space to repeatedly embed the font or is each embedded subset just one letter or something? I’ve never found it anything to worry about. I’ve uploaded a screenshot to linked below for clarity.


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I work for a textbook publisher. Why do you only generate selected pages? Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too. The teacher’s book pages contain an insert of the student’s textbook pages.

I’ve followed the route that you suggested, and it didn’t crash while “examining” the PDF. Updated original post with specs. Each of those items may only be a few characters. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.

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ANY help would be appreciated. PDFs are handy but often cumbersome. Kurt Lang Kurt Lang.

So if you go from normal to bold, then back to normal, that’s three times the fonts gets embedded right there.