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Old 03-25-2011, 09:05 AM   #4
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The problem seems to affect Apple's output of OpenType fonts. Particularly Myriad Pro, though that may just be a popular font. I've had issues with several Linotype originals.

Output with OT fonts causes errors parsing the PostScript, either by a laser printer or Distiller. PDFs made directly through the OS will appear fine in Preview, but show an error in Acrobat or other viewer, relating to trouble with the embedded subset of the font.

InDesign's PS output is unaffected, as it doesn't use Apple's own routines. But many other third-party apps and some Apple ones are affected.

There are lots of people complaining on the Apple Discussion pages. Also lots of naysayers, though -- usually from people who haven't got OT fonts or tested it properly.

Journalists from MacUser UK have confirmed the problem.

Canon print drivers also seem to have all gone up the swanny.
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