[GRLUG] Illustrator PDFs
Grand Rapids Linux Users Group
grlug at grlug.org
Sat Mar 6 13:57:37 EST 2021
On Sat, 6 Mar 2021, Grand Rapids Linux Users Group wrote:
> Well, sort of. If it is a font issue what you have is a font
> mappingissue. You need to change the font map or install the matching
FTR, I think I have confirmed this: When I open it in Draw, it's totally
borked (pictures are much bigger and scattered at random).
When I was creating another borked copy for a friend to look at, I move
the images aside and saw that Draw **HAD** remapped the fonts to working
versions (though the physical size was different, it could easily be
> This isn't a Linux issue, not really.
Agreed. I suspect that Adobe has some creative security on their fonts so
that they cannot be grabbed intact.
> See the feature "scrubbrush" in the workflow engine I maintain for
> an example.http://www.opengroupware.us/pdf-scrubbrush Something like
> "/usr/bin/pdftocairo -pdf -origpagesizes input.pdfoutput.pdf" may 'fix'
> the PDF.
Will give it a try - thanks!
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