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Date:      Tue, 5 May 2020 16:09:47 -0400
From:      Jerry <>
Subject:   Re: Brother HL-L2340D printer and lpd?
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On Tue, 5 May 2020 14:26:02 -0500, Valeri Galtsev commented:
>Which in case of PDF documents can easily be avoided on document
>creator side by requesting that all fonts used are embedded into
>document produced. But hey, go train those who create these PDFs...

Most modern printers use a compatible font if one is not encoded into
the document. However, in the event of unique fonts or characters, it
can potentially be a problem.

I have used Adobe Acrobat DC, yes I know it is not available for
FreeBSD, to convert documents into 'print versions". I use the "Convert
to PDF/X-4 (Coated FOGRA39)" format. It converts the current document
to PDF/X-4 for Coated FOGRA39 as the intended printing condition
according to the PDF/X-4 standard. Transparency and layers are allowed.

In most case; however, I find that totally unnecessary.


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