Re: [svg-developers] Re: embedding fonts in Illustrator
- On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, sara_kubik <skubik@...> wrote:
> Dean,Thanks. This was my non-preferred option as the SVG file
> 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
has lost all the text.
Adobe people have supported my guess that it is Illustrator
honoring the "don't embed" specification within the font.
> --- In email@example.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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