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Why are CID fonts far more complicated than non-CID…

We get lots of emails asking about fonts so this articles tries to explain some of the potential issues. Loading fonts All fonts used...
Mark Stephens
2 min read

PDF to HTML5 conversion – Truetype fonts

One of my favourite features of the PDF File Format is the ability to embed Truetype fonts inside the actual PDF file. This means...
Mark Stephens
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PDF to HTML5 conversion – Text and fonts (Part…

When substituting fonts, there is one important questions we need to solve… What happens if we do not recognise the font? There are 3...
Mark Stephens
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PDF to HTML5 conversion – Text and fonts (Part…

How do we get the text from a PDF file, epecially if the font is embedded? Luckily for us, the PDF file format was...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file Format – What are CID…

There are 2 main font technologies used in PDF font files (Postscript/Type1 and Truetype). There is also a ‘merged’ format which borrows features from...
Mark Stephens
1 min read