Handling embedded and non-embedded fonts in PDF & PDF/A documents

Nadine Schuppisser // December 15, 2014

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Although the first part of the PDF/A standard was published in 2005 there is still a need for some clarifications regarding fonts and embedding. What does the standard exactly require? How should PDF to PDF/A converters handle fonts? How do viewers actually deal with them and how should they?

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