Unfortunately, without seeing the font file itself, it
would be very difficult to know how or why this problem
I will assume that this "Bullets3" font is in fact technically
(if not legally) embeddable (that the "fsType" field in the
OS/2 table of the TrueType font is set for either "no
embedding restrictions", "edittable embedding", or "preview
and print embedding).
In terms of whether Distiller "sees" the font, the issue may
be as to where you let Windows install the font. If the font
was NOT copied to C:\WINDOWS\FONTS during installation (i.e.,
you used the "don't copy font" option of the Windows font
installer), you may need to go into Distiller and manually
add the path of the directory containing the "Bullets3"
font. A temporary workaround might be to reconfigure the
AdobePDF PostScript printer driver instance such that
the option to "not embed fonts in the PostScript" is NOT
checked. To do this, go to the AdobePDF Properties and
in the General tab, click on Printing Preferences and
go to the Adobe PDF Settings tab. There, disable the
option for NOT putting fonts in the print stream. You
would also need to repeat this in the Properties
Advanced tab, clicking on Printing Defaults and similarly
fixing that setting under its Adobe PDF Settings tab.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rene S.
> Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 3:13 PM
> To: 'framers List'
> Subject: FM to Distiller font problems
> Hi All,
> I have a font (Bullets3.ttf) that is *not* restricted for
> embedding and that is licensed to us that won't embed. We're
> using FM 7.2 on Win XP (SP2) w/ Acrobat 7.0.8. The Bullets3
> font doesn't even show in the list of fonts to embed in any
> Distiller dialog boxes on any of the PCs, even though all of
> them installed the font via Windows Control Panel > Fonts,
> File>Add new font.
> This is creating problems with the way our safety notices
> display, showing a-tilde (which I think is the extended ASCII
> character in the standard set) rather than the desired
> graphic from the Bullets3 font.
> Any insight would be greatly appreciated!