The last version of Acrobat to have the "13 base fonts" was Acrobat 3; They were not shipped with any newer version of Acrobat.
- Dov > -----Original Message----- > From: Jacob Sch?ffer [mailto:js at grafikhuset.dk] > Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 11:33 PM > > Dov said: > > <Per Art's response, no, moving to the Adobe Acrobat (Adobe PDF) printer > default won't solve the > problem since Times is not a native font of the Distiller.> > > I believe that anyone old enough (like me) to own a license to Distiller 3 > actually have the Base 13 > font files in Type 1 format handy (4 x Times, 4 x Helvetica, 4 x Courier and > Symbol). > > I'm unsure about licensing, though, especially if you upgraded from Acrobat > 3. In case of *upgrade* > the newer license agreement may supersede the older version license, and > since the base 13 fonts was > removed from 4 (or 5, I'm unsure which version, actually) your current > license agreement may not cover > use of the old version fonts. > > Dov, what is correct here ??? > > Best regards > Jacob Sch?ffer > Grafikhuset > Denmark > > > > -----Oprindelig meddelelse----- > > Fra: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] P? vegne af Dov Isaacs > > Sendt: 10. september 2008 21:19 > > Til: Art Campbell; Inbar, Paul > > Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com > > Emne: RE: Times, Times Roman, Times New Roman, and changing > > printers, etc. > > > > > > The original problem reported by Paul stems from the Windows > > "phantom phont phenomena!" Windows font enumeration, used by > > standard Windows applications (such as FrameMaker), allows > > printer drivers to insert font information to be passed back > > to the application even if such fonts are not actually > > installed on the system. PostScript printer drivers (and > > specifically, the standard PSCRIPT5 driver of Windows 2000, > > XP, and Vista) enumerates all fonts found in the PPD file - > > for Adobe PostScript 3 devices, this could be up to 136 > > fonts! PCL drivers often enumerate fonts built into the printer. > > > > If you actually try to use a phantom phont in your document > > and the font is indeed printer-resident for the printer you > > have set as the current print device, Windows will substitute > > something on the screen and your output will use the printer > > version of that font. > > > > The workaround that I have advocated for over seven years > > (first documented as part of a workaround for the infamous > > Zapf Dingbats problem - see > > <http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.ef4dc7a>) is to edit all > > PostScript printer PPD files, either prior to doing a > > PostScript printer driver instance installation or afterwards > > (both are tricky) to eliminate ALL font references except one > > - you must keep the line that defines Courier. Once such an > > edit is made, the driver no longer enumerates > > printer-resident, i.e., phantom, fonts to application programs. > > > > Note that applications that bypass the OS font enumeration > > (such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Acrobat) > > aren't phooled by the phantom phont phenomena! > > > > Per Art's response, no, moving to the Adobe Acrobat (Adobe > > PDF) printer default won't solve the problem since Times is > > not a native font of the Distiller. > > > > If you really want/need Times, you have the following options: > > > > (1) Change all occurrences of "Times" in your documents > > and templates > > to "Times New Roman" remembering that "Times New Roman" is in > > fact a different font than "Times" although Microsoft (via > > Monotype) endeavored to keep the "set widths" of the > > characters in Times New Roman the same as those of Times to > > minimize the chance of line ending differences. > > > > (2) If you have a Xerox printer that uses Adobe > > PostScript, it came with > > a CD or DVD with host-based versions of the printer resident > > fonts. You can install the fonts you need from that CD onto > > your computer. > > > > (3) You can license either the Type 1 version of Times > > from Adobe or > > with changes to your document for the font name, the OpenType > > version, Times LT Std and install that font on your system. > > > > - Dov