Bug 201955 - pdfwrite + TT font => Acrobat 3.x for Windows gives error
pdfwrite + TT font => Acrobat 3.x for Windows gives error
Status: NOTIFIED WONTFIX
Product: Ghostscript
Classification: Unclassified
Component: PDF Writer
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Assigned To: Ray Johnston
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Reported: 2000-02-14 18:14 PST by L. Peter Deutsch
Modified: 2008-12-19 08:31 PST (History)
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Description L. Peter Deutsch 2000-02-14 18:14:00 PST
Originally reported by: lpd@users.sourceforge.net
Running ps2pdf12 on the file test1.ps produces a PDF on which Acrobat 3.x for Windows complains about not being able to find or create a particular TrueType font that is embedded in the PDF file.  However, Acrobat 3.x for other platforms, and Acrobat 4.x for all platforms, accepts the file.
Comment 1 L. Peter Deutsch 2000-12-31 10:13:14 PST
Comment originally by lpd@users.sourceforge.net
This bug has been open for almost a year. Would a developer with Windows experience and with Acrobat 3.x for Windows please look into this? Thanks.
Comment 2 Ray Johnston 2001-04-02 16:08:28 PDT
Comment originally by rayjj@users.sourceforge.net
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We acknowledge that this is a valid issue, but we do not have
resources available to address this at this time.

This problem report has been moved to doc/Issues.htm where it
may remain open for some time. Relevant comments are
captured there along with the ID# of this report.

By moving this issue to the widely distributed Ghostscript
documentation, we wish to make this issue well known and
solicit help in improving Ghostscript in this area.

Thanks for your input!
Comment 3 Ray Johnston 2008-09-01 12:03:49 PDT
Reopening so we can close as 'WONTFIX'
Comment 4 Ray Johnston 2008-09-01 12:05:49 PDT
Closing as WONTFIX since Acrobat 3 is no longer available. There have been many
improvements with pdfwrite, and anyone experiencing a problem can specify:

  -dHaveTrueTypes=false