Identify all fonts used in an ArcMap map document


Instructions provided describe how to identify what fonts have been used in a map document.


This procedure uses functionality available in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat, so a PDF export of the map document in question is needed.

  1. Start ArcMap and open the map document.
  2. Select File > Export Map.
  3. Select PDF (*.pdf) from the Save as type drop-down menu.
  4. Start Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat and open the ArcMap-exported PDF.
  5. Select File > Document Properties.
  6. Select the Fonts tab so that all fonts used in the map are listed.

    If the fonts have been embedded, "(embedded subset)" is listed after the font name.

Article ID:000009173

  • ArcMap

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