Developers guide to PDF fonts
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PDF fonts are a complex topics. We have gathered together our best blog posts on the topi to provide a developers guide to PDF fonts.
Introductory Font articles
What is font hinting? The basics explained.
Are there really 3 types of fonts in PDF files?
Using OS X’s font validator
Useful Truetype/Opentype font tool
6 tools for making fonts work in browsers
Size does Matter
Should Type 3 Font support be dropped from the PDF Specification?
Table order in OTF fonts
Interesting Java bugs – Not all TTF fonts work in Java
TrueType Hinting – Big Screens for Small Details
Are your Truetype CMAP tables lying to you?
Mystery of the PDF file and the missing Euro Character
Understanding the PDF file Format – Custom font encodings
Problems caused by Arial font in PDF files
Problems you can meet in implementing a PDF library – ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException in a Font
Understanding the PDF file Format – What are CID fonts
PDF text extraction – Why can I not extract text from this PDF file?
Be careful with your PDF fonts
PDF with odd Type3 fonts in Ghostscript 8.50
Why are CID fonts far more complicated than non-CID fonts
Interesting PDF bugs – Dealing with three type of fonts
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