PDF viewer, and Acrobat, used to create the PDF. Why Do I Need to Embed Fonts in PDF Files The basic question the question of why do I need to embed fonts in my PDF file? The answer is simple and straightforward: The PDF File needs to be opened in Acrobat Pro for them to be visible. It's not the font that's important as this doesn't change the way it reads (it's the format in the PDF). But the font has to be in the PDF itself. And as I always tell you when I want you to embed fonts in your file, do not forget to check the Fonts tab in Acrobat Reader. It will show you all the available fonts. And now, let's see how. How to Embed Fonts from PDF into your Office document The method is pretty much similar to the one described in the previous section. As Acrobat is the program I used to create the PDFs, I've seen the problems people sometimes encounter when they are trying to embed fonts into the PDF, so I've tried to fix them and give you the solution. How to Add Fonts to the PDF — with PS, Adobe Reader and Acrobat Pro 1. Download Adobe Reader 2. Download your fonts 3. Open the font to Acrobat 4. If you have your font with the EPS/PDF (for example: OpenType) file, select it using PS and save as PDF (in most cases you can use either Acrobat Pro or PS, you'll have to check) 5. Open it in any version of Adobe Reader 6. If you have your font with the OF (for example: OpenType, Teletype) file, select it using PS and save as PDF (in most cases you can use either Acrobat Pro or PS, you'll have to check) 7. Open your PS document 8. To Embed in PDF File, select the font you want to use 9. Once the PDF is open, you will see the embedded font displayed in the document as usual. 10. Now you'll see the fonts in the main window. Now you'll have to add the fonts within the PDF and be sure that your EPS/PDF (for example: OpenType or Teletype) file is not opened to Acrobat for editing. You can do this easily using Word or PowerPoint. How to add Fonts to Acrobat Reader — with PS 1.