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Monday, August 19, 2013

Extracting font information from PDF file

In Adobe Acrobat Professional
  1. Open your PDF.
  2. Go to TOOLS -> Advanced Editing and select the "TouchUp Text Tool".
  3. Click on the text that you wish to extract the typeface from and a bounding box should appear.
  4. Highlight a portion of the text and right click to bring up a menu. Select "Properties".
  5. Information about your font should be displayed under the "Text" tab, including the font name. Easy!

In Foxit Phantom

 1. Open your PDF
 2. Go to EDIT -> select the "TouchUp Text Tool". or use CTRL-T
 3. Now, follow the same steps from step3.