[gs-devel] Fonts problem

Ray Johnston ray.johnston at artifex.com
Wed Nov 12 15:40:55 PST 2003


So is your utility in a product? Could I evaluate it?

Ghostscript can access the fonts installed on the system using
the -sFONTPATH=  command line option. For instance, if your
as an option prior to the file to be processed.

Please refer to "Font lookup" in:


Note that for portablility, fonts or font subsets should be included
for any fonts beyond the basic 14 fonts identified in the PDF spec.


Sachin Chaudhari wrote:

> I have a utility developed in visual basic to convert MS office files to
> PDf. The problem I am having is that some of the fonts are not rendering
> correctly although the fonts are installed on the machine. How do I exactly
> install fonts into the GS. Like I am using webding font in my documents and
> when converted to pdf it's showing some different font in place of webdings.
> What could be the problem. Can somebody help me?
> Thanks
> -Sachin
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Ray Johnston
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