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Re: [svg-developers] Re: embedding fonts in Illustrator

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  • Dean Jackson
    ... Thanks. This was my non-preferred option as the SVG file has lost all the text. Adobe people have supported my guess that it is Illustrator honoring the
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 30, 2003
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      On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, sara_kubik <skubik@...> wrote:

      > Dean,
      >
      > Here is a response for the Adobe Illustrator forum:
      > In Illustrator make two separate Full layers for all your text. Then
      > choose one and click off the eye so it's hidden, then click select
      > the other and Control A to select all, then Type, Creat Outlines.
      > Save this file as your Master, then Save As to SVG. Your text will
      > show as you'd like it to, but you can always modify it in your master
      > by using the Text layer and then making a dup of it, deleting the
      > Convert to Outlines layer and making it anew from a dup of this text
      > modification.

      Thanks. This was my non-preferred option as the SVG file
      has lost all the text.

      Adobe people have supported my guess that it is Illustrator
      honoring the "don't embed" specification within the font.

      Dean


      > --- In svg-developers@yahoogroups.com, Dean Jackson <dean@w...> wrote:
      > > Calling Illustrator experts,
      > >
      > > I have an AI file that I want to convert to SVG.
      > > It has some embedded fonts, "Grotesque" and "OfficinaSans",
      > > that are not making it to the exported SVG.
      > > (yes, I've selected the "Embed Glyphs" thingy)
      > >
      > > I assume it is because they are protected somehow.
      > >
      > > Is there anything I can do to get them into the SVG?
      > > (in any format, CEF or SVG - the person who wants the
      > > SVG version is only going to use a CEF compatible SVG viewer).
      > >
      > > Since I have Postscript Type 1 versions of the fonts, I could
      > > theoretically convert to TrueType and then to SVG (using Batik).
      > > However this would be painful. In this case I just want to
      > > save the AI file as SVG with the embedded fonts.
      > >
      > > Alternatively, I could convert all the text to paths, but that
      > > would send the file size through the roof and I'm morally
      > > against such a solution!
      > >
      > > Dean
      >
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