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From Maria2009 <ma...@shinoto.de>
Subject Re: text-align "justify" with Japanese fonts
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2009 08:07:34 GMT

Thanks to both of you. Although bad news, it is good to know what is going
and why. I will try the workarounds and report again. 

As for Japanese language support -- and Chinese (modern and traditional) and
Korean -- I would be happy to be of assistance. Just ask!

Cheers, 
Maria





Jeremias Maerki-2 wrote:
> 
> Maria, please note that we have almost no knowledge about Asian
> languages among our current committers. You can see that from the fact
> the FOP doesn't support top-to-bottom and right-to-left scripts.
> 
> It's possibly just a work-around (maybe FOP would need to do something
> different for Japanese text) but you can specify this to achieve
> justification:
> 
> letter-spacing.optimum="0pt" letter-spacing.maximum="2pt"
> 
> On 11.03.2009 08:18:23 Maria2009 wrote:
>> 
>> Hello, 
>> 
>> converting multilingual documents, I came across another problem with
>> blocks
>> written in Japanese: they do no not print justified. I tried this with
>> and
>> without font metrics file. 
>> 
>> Does FOP not support justified print in Japanese (and Chinese, Korean?)
>> or
>> is there something I am doing wrong? 
>> 
>> I include a zip-archive with a small dummy text-xml, the fo-file and the
>> PDF
>> outcome. 
>> 
>> Thanks for any help!
>> 
>> Maria
>> http://www.nabble.com/file/p22449819/Archiv.zip Archiv.zip 
>> 
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> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki
> 
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