pdftops eps font issue

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 17:40:27 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-07-08 at 07:08 -0700, Alberto Priore wrote: 
> I'm creating a pdf with Apache FOP in Linux then I need to convert the pdf it
> into an eps.
> I'm trying lot of ways, the only one that seems works is the pdftops. But,
> when I convert it into Linux in command line
> pdftops file.pdf -eps file.eps
> This command creates me the eps but when I try to open it in Adobe
> Illustrator in Windows XP It returns me the error
> EAAFD+HelveticaNeueLTStd-MdCnO_99-Identify-H;
> Font not found on the system; missing font has been substituted.
> But 1: the fonts han not been substituted 2: the eps do not show words
> inside it is all blank instead of the images
> I'm sure that in Windows XP I have all the fonts becouse if I convert the
> pdf to an eps inside the Adobe Illustrator all works fine and Adobe
> Illustrator do not show me the fonts issue.
> Can you help me?
> What I'm doing wrong? 

Embed the fonts. That will increase the size of the file, but the file
will appear to others as you intend it to. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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