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

Hans Hagen j.hagen at freedom.nl
Tue Oct 4 18:09:28 CEST 2022


On 10/4/2022 6:03 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm via ntg-context wrote:
> Am 04.10.22 um 15:21 schrieb Angel M Alganza via ntg-context:
>> On Tue, Oct 04, 2022 at 01:59:45PM +0200, Henning Hraban Ramm via 
>> ntg-context wrote:
>>
>>> How do you send the files “directly” to the printer? Copy to lpt queue?
>>
>> In my case, as I explained in my original email, I plug in a USB drive
>> into the printer USB port, and I pick up the file to print from the
>> printer software on a touch screen.  I guess this qualifies as sendig te
>> file directly to the printer queue?
> 
> Yes, of course. Sorry, I didn’t read your mails thoroughly since I 
> assumed I couldn’t help anyway.
> 
> Hans, is it possible that LMTX uses some technique that is “too modern” 
> for some built-in PDF interpreter?
we basically use the old pre 1.6 embedding, same as luatex ... mayeb 
some other object is too modern (maybe some indirect reference is not 
seen or so but then one expects an error) .. I have no clue what is in 
those printers (it works here)

Hans

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