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embedfonts


Runs ghostscript ps2pdf with prepress settings. Allegedly this helps embed fonts and makes documents friendly for printing.

Aliases for this filter

  • embedfonts
  • prepress

Converts from file formats:

  • .pdf

To file formats:

  • .pdf

Available settings:

SettingDescriptionDefault
add-new-filesBoolean or list of extensions/patterns to match.False
added-in-versionDexy version when this filter was first available.
additional-doc-filtersFilters to apply to additional documents created as side effects.{}
additional-doc-settingsSettings to apply to additional documents created as side effects.{}
argsArguments to be passed to the executable.
check-return-codeWhether to look for nonzero return code.True
clargsArguments to be passed to the executable (same as 'args').
command-stringThe full command string.%(prog)s %(args)s "%(script_file)s" %(scriptargs)s "%(output_file)s"
data-typeAlias of custom data class to use to store filter output.generic
envDictionary of key-value pairs to be added to environment for runs.{}
examplesTemplates which should be used as examples for this filter.[]
exclude-add-new-filesList of patterns to skip even if they match add-new-files.[]
exclude-new-files-from-dirList of directories to skip when adding new files.[]
executableThe executable to be runps2pdf
extFile extension to output.None
extension-mapDictionary mapping input extensions to default output extensions.None
helpHelpstring for plugin.Runs ghostscript ps2pdf with prepress settings. Allegedly this helps embed fonts and makes documents friendly for printing.
initial-timeout10
input-extensionsList of extensions which this filter can accept as input.['.pdf']
keep-originalsWhether, if additional-doc-filters are specified, the original unmodified docs should also be added.False
make-dummy-outputWhether to make a dummy output file when one is not generated and add-new-files is True.False
mkdirA directory which should be created in working dir.None
mkdirsA list of directories which should be created in working dir.[]
nodocWhether filter should be excluded from documentation.False
outputWhether to output results of this filter by default by reporters such as 'output' or 'website'.False
output-extensionsList of extensions which this filter can produce as output.['.pdf']
override-workspace-exclude-filtersIf True, document will be populated to other workspaces ignoring workspace-exclude-filters.False
path-extensionsstrings to extend path with[]
preserve-prior-data-classWhether output data class should be set to match the input data class.False
record-varsWhether to add code that will automatically record values of variables.False
require-outputShould dexy raise an exception if no output is produced by this filter?True
scriptargsArguments to be passed to the executable.
tagsTags which describe the filter.['pdf']
timeout10
use-wdWhether to use a custom working directory when running filter.True
variablesA dictionary of variable names and values to make available to this filter.{}
varsA dictionary of variable names and values to make available to this filter.{}
version-commandCommand to call to return version of installed software.None
windows-version-commandCommand to call on windows to return version of installed software.None
workspace-exclude-filtersFilters whose output should be excluded from workspace.['pyg']
workspace-includesIf set to a list of filenames or extensions, only these will be populated to working dir.None
write-stderr-to-stdoutShould stderr be piped to stdout?True
Filter Source Code
class EmbedFonts(SubprocessFilter):
    """
    Runs ghostscript ps2pdf with prepress settings.

    Allegedly this helps embed fonts and makes documents friendly for printing.
    """
    aliases = ['embedfonts', 'prepress']
    _settings = {
            'input-extensions' : [".pdf"],
            'output-extensions' : [".pdf"],
            'executable' : 'ps2pdf',
            'tags' : ['pdf'],
            }

    def preprocess_command_string(self):
        pf = self.work_input_filename()
        af = self.work_output_filename()
        return "%s -dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress %s %s" % (self.setting('executable'), pf, af)

    def pdffonts_command_string(self):
        return "%s %s" % ("pdffonts", self.result().name)

    def process(self):
        env = self.setup_env()

        command = self.preprocess_command_string()
        proc, stdout = self.run_command(command, env)
        self.handle_subprocess_proc_return(command, proc.returncode, stdout)

        command = self.pdffonts_command_string()
        proc, stdout = self.run_command(command, env)
        self.handle_subprocess_proc_return(command, proc.returncode, stdout)

        self.copy_canonical_file()

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