I am working on large indesign document. where we are placing (math type equation) as an image (.EPS file)
now while automation I have placed all the equation(.eps) file.
Now out of 30 .eps file equation some 4-5 equations have font issue "EURM10". now when i am trying to export PS(post Script) file. its showing below error PFA i am not able to create ps file.
Any Suggestion pleasae
Why are you creating a PostScript file? If this is for distilling to PDF have you tried exporting as PDF instead?
Try opening the EPS in Illustrator or placing it into an Illustrator file then embedding. You can also try using Distiller to convert the EPS to a PDF.
Can you share one of these EPS files so others can test it?
Hi @Scott Falkner all the .eps equation is created in Illustrator only while creating we have embeding all fonts in that particualr equation. now when we are placing in InDesign then we will get font missing
that is ok but when we are getting Attachement kind of issue then it become difficult to create pdf
for that we are manually converting that ps into pdf by using distiller after that we are relinking that equstions as pdf in Indesign.
can you pls suggest how can we handle this on automation
In that case I sugggest using PDF as your graphic format. The best way to do that is to save as a native Illustrator file (extension .ai) with PDF compatibility turned on.
can we place in indesign as a pdf format or ai
i have not much knowledge abt illustrator can you pls explain
That's recommended to use AI or PDF/X-4. Don't use EPS.
Is the font in used? Can you outline it? Can you replace it with something else?
Avoid outlining fonts in InDesign. It causes more problems than it will solve them.
yes i also think the same outlining fonts in InDesign is not a solution.
In modern times you should not use EPS anymore as it causes many problems.
Neither should anyone create PDFs from InDesign via print and postscript file.
Can you produce the equation as PDF? Do that. If not, convert them in Distiller to PDFs. If you use a T1 font this can be problematic. You might replace that font with its TTF or OTF counterpart.
you need a machine with the operating system where this EPS was created; with the right font installed in the system that is now missing. If the EPS was done on a Mac you need a Mac, when it was done on a Windows PC you need a Windows machine. Only this way you can be sure to include the font in the PostScript data stream if it is available for you.
FWIW: I know there are still applications for math type equations that cannot include the necessary fonts when writing the equations to EPS or PDF. That's the core issue. If the EPS would have included all necessary resources, also the font information, there would be no issue to export your document to PDF or to print to PostScript.
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Ignoring your workflow issues for the moment, let's straighten out the facts.
What program are you using to create the math equations?
What format is your EURM10 font?
Is it also in the 30 files that work?
If you export the file to PDF (as you should) does the same error occur on the 4-5 troublesome files?
when i am removing all 4 equation which have font issue then it work.we can export as a ps or pdf
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"all the .eps equation is created in Illustrator only while creating we have embeding all fonts in that particualr equation. now when we are placing in InDesign then we will get font missing"
Hm. I cannot understand this. Adobe Illustrator is able to include all necessary font information to a saved EPS file. If the used fonts are installed, are available and if they are embeddable, means if the license allows the font to be embedded. Perhaps this is the core issue?
So you have to make sure at creation time of the EPS files that the font is available.
You could test if it is embedded in the EPS if you distill the EPS files to PDF and inspect them in Acrobat Pro.
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