[NTG-context] LMTX generates PDFs with non-working fonts on real printers

Hans Hagen j.hagen at freedom.nl
Tue Oct 4 14:50:32 CEST 2022


On 10/4/2022 2:35 PM, Leah Neukirchen via ntg-context wrote:
> Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> writes:
> 
>> what is sent to the printer .. maybe not pdf but something the printer
>> driver produces
> 
> For the Ricoh and Samsung printers, we printed the raw PDF directly
> over JetDirect (port 9100).  For the Brother, the "upload PDF"
> function was used.  So no outside printer drivers involved.
> 
> If I run it through Ghostscript, that somehow fixes it:
> gs -dPDF -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=print.pdf foo.pdf
normally gs complains when there is an issue

Hans

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