I use Apple Pages extensively to create documents. I really love it. It produces polished results that you just can’t get out of Word without considerable effort. I was having an issue with another tool that didn’t seem to be rendering ligatures and other special characters (smart single & double quotes, umlauts etc). It would render them in some kind of default font. I was told that the tool renders fonts correctly so long as they’re embedded in the PDF.
Finding out if the rendered PDF has its fonts embedded isn’t hard, right? Well, if you are adverse to installing Adobe
malware software like I am, it gets more complicated. Continue reading “Checking for embedded fonts in an exported PDF”