Originally Posted by HarryT
You can do, yes, but at the expense of painfully slow page turns. The normal half second or so page turn becomes about 3 seconds with an embedded font - I find it virtually unusable.
I can't say I find it that bad, tbh. If you are using 9 pt font (at which size something like Palotino Linotype is very readble, unlike the default serif font) then there is enough to read on a single page that a 2-3 second page turn is trivial in comparison.