Re: Fonts in PostScript

Subject: Re: Fonts in PostScript
From: Aaron Lehmann (
Date: Fri Sep 29 2000 - 18:52:37 CDT

On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 10:40:41PM -0400, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> I am editing a form in AbiWord which I'm going to print to a file for anyone to
> download. I printed it and found that 99% of the file consists of fonts in hex.
> Since all the fonts are standard fonts that come with any PS interpreter, is
> there a way to tell Abi to leave them out?

I dont't know, but I would gladly commit a patch to allow this. In
fact, it would be very easy to conditionally output the fonts. The
hard part is the user interface. If you can add an option to the print
dialog (preferably on all platforms), I would be happy to try to make
the printing code work in accordance with this option.

Suggested user interface is a set of radio buttons (pardon the lame

  Fonts to include in PostScript output:
| | All
| | All but standard 13
| | None

Aaron Lehmann

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