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EngageOne Generate PDF Version - Determining what PDF Version will be produced from your Design font and language

  • 1.  EngageOne Generate PDF Version - Determining what PDF Version will be produced from your Design font and language

    Posted 01-18-2021 11:26
    Background
    EngageOne Compose / Generate users often need to know what Generate PDF Version their Design output will produce
    The following gives the determining factors to establish this.

    What drives the Generate PDF Version ?
    The type of fonts and the design language used in the Application design and subsequently published to PDF, produce the different embedded or referenced Generate PDF font format types, each of which require adherence to a specific PDF Version standard.

    Embedded Design font  / language and resulting Generate PDF version

     

    Design Font type

    Design filetype

    Design language

    Generate PDF version

    Type 1

    .PFB/.PFM

    All

    1.4

    True Type

    .TTF

    ANSI, Turkish, Greek, Russian, Central European

    1.4

    True Type

    .TTF

    Arabic, Unicode, Thai

    1.5

    True Type

    .TTF

    Language variants – e.g Moldovan, Kazakh

    1.5

    True Type Collections

    .TTC / .TTF

    Chinese, Japanese, Korean

    1.5

    Open Type font

    PostScript outlines

    .OTF

    All languages

    1.6

     

    Note - for All Design font types above - not - embedded / subset in Generate PDF font output, the Generate PDF version produced is 1.4.

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    Paul Barron
    Principal QA
    EngageOne Compose (Designer / Generate)
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