fonts

Glyph names- what is in a name?

I came across a rather intriguing problem while debugging a font issue in a PDF created by a tool called A-PDF. The PDF specification...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file format – Standard font information

One of the reasons that the PDF file format is so popular is that it embeds a large amount of font information in the...
Mark Stephens
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PDF with odd Type3 fonts in Ghostscript 8.50

As the developers of a PDF renderer, we spend a lot of time analysing PDF files and working out exactly what is going on....
Mark Stephens
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An Introduction to PDF Font Technologies

PDF Font Technologies The thing which makes PDF fonts so confusing for many people is the number of different font technologies which can be used...
Mark Stephens
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Introductory PDF font tutorial

PDF Font Tutorial PDF fonts is a tricky subject and one we frequently get asked about. So I will be writing a set of...
Mark Stephens
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