Thanks for all the responses. I'm gonna go with the assumption that Helvetica = Arial and not embed the Arial.TTF file, which bloats the PDF.
Thanks, Scott > -----Original Message----- > From: Jeremias Maerki [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 1:56 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: FOP Helvetica - is it really Arial? > > > AFAIK the standard fonts specified in the PDF spec match the base 14 > fontset of PostScript which includes Helvetica, Times, Courier, Symbol > and ZapfDingbats. Acrobat 3.x, I think, used Helvetica and Times. > Current versions include Arial. Helvetica is then replaced by ArialMT. > Furthermore, I've read (and experienced myself) that Arial > (by Microsoft) > is not the same as Helvetica. Don't know about ArialMT (by Adobe). > >