Fonts not showing up in annotation text properties list

Q: I want to set my text annotation to a specific font but it is not listed in the font list. Why? A: PDF Studio loads only fonts found in the operating system font directories. If they are installed in other directories or locations PDF Studio will not find the font. Make sure that you […]

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Non-Latin characters in form fields

Q: Sometimes, when I type in non-Latin characters in interactive PDF form fields, some characters vanish or disappear. Why is that so? What can I do to fix this? A: The problem with non-Latin characters (Greek, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew) disappearing after being entered in an interactive text field has to do with the way that […]

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Unicode characters

Q: Why are some Unicode characters not showing up in my annotation notes or bookmarks? A: Older versions of PDF Studio (6.5 and prior) do not allow to editing of Unicode characters (such as Asian, Arabic, Greek, and Cyrillic characters) in annotation notes, document properties, or bookmarks. PDF Studio can display the characters properly if they […]

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Default CJK fonts used by PDF Studio when not embedded

Q: When CJK fonts are not embedded in the document, which CJK fonts does PDF Studio use to render documents in Chinese, Japanese or Korean? A: When a CJK font (or any other font type) is embedded within a PDF document, PDF Studio will use this font to render the text in the document. This […]

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Missing font error

Q: I am getting an error that says “Missing Font”.  Why is this happening? A: The document is calling for a font that is not embedded in the document and not present on the computer. When the font is not embedded in the document, PDF Studio looks for fonts under the operating system fonts (i.e., all […]

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CJK fonts support

PDF Studio offers the following support for CJK fonts (CJK = Chinese, Japanese, Korean): Rendering existing text content within PDF documents. Rendering existing text annotations such as free text, typewriter or rubber stamps annotations (as long as the appearance stream is defined in the annotations’ dictionary). Adding new and editing existing notes associated with annotations. […]

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Change font in the Typewriter tool

Q: How can I change the font in the Typewriter annotation tool? A: Click on the hand tool on the toolbar Select the typewriter annotation that you’ve added to the document (the actual annotation on the page not the annotation’s icon). Right-click (CTRL + Click on Mac) to show the mouse menu. Choose “Properties”. You […]

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