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From Charanpreet Arora <car...@apple.com>
Subject Re: Does FOP 0.95 supports Chinese Fonts?
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 17:51:25 GMT
> I'll ask again, what renderer are you using?
> Problems can't be solved when the one having the problem fails to
> provide requested information.

Hi, sorry, being a newbie I didn't understand your question very well.  
I'm just using the combination of JAXP and FOP APIs to generate PDF  
files for my application.

I will however try using setFontBaseURL method as suggested by you and  
revert back if issue persists.


On Apr 7, 2010, at 5:43 PM, Eric Douglas wrote:

> I'll ask again, what renderer are you using?
> Problems can't be solved when the one having the problem fails to
> provide requested information.
>
> I actually did create an xml metrics file..
> When I added my custom font to the PDFRenderer, I used the setFontList
> method using the TTFFontLoader class, which required the EmbedFontInfo
> class which requires a metrics file.  It didn't seem to recognize the
> font from the path.
> When I added my custom font to the AWTRenderer, I just added the  
> path to
> the file in the setFontBaseURL method.
> I don't remember which method if any works for the direct  
> PrintRenderer,
> since I haven't solved the issue of telling it which network printer  
> to
> send to.  Until I figure that out, the direct print option is creating
> and opening a PDF for the user to print manually.
> I haven't tested the Trunk version yet to see if there are solutions  
> for
> the issues I've had.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charanpreet Arora [mailto:carora@apple.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 12:53 AM
> To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Does FOP 0.95 supports Chinese Fonts?
>
> Yes, I'm using FOP 0.95.
>
> Can you please let me know the special encoding required and also  
> how we
> can make xslt pick the font file without using metrics file.
>
>
> On Apr 6, 2010, at 5:31 PM, Eric Douglas wrote:
>
>> You are using 0.95?
>> Have you tried the Trunk?
>> What renderer are you using?
>> From my tests with a custom font in 0.95, one renderer recognized it,
>> another needed special coding.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Charanpreet Arora [mailto:carora@apple.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2010 4:47 AM
>> To: fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Does FOP 0.95 supports Chinese Fonts?
>>
>>> This (&#14;) is not a Chinese character, it's a control character
>>> (see
>>
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shift_Out ). It's either a wrong input
>>> file, which means that the file should be checked so that no control
>>> characters are present, or the file is read using the wrong  
>>> encoding.
>>
>>> With FOP 0.95 you don't need to generate metrics files anymore, just
>>> use the font file directly.
>>
>> After I removed the metrics file, I stopped getting &#14; related
>> error.
>> It might be possible that the control character got introduced while
>> creating metrics file.
>>
>> I'm now able to generate the PDF file but it does not display Chinese
>> characters. Instead, its showing sequence of # characters wherever
>> chinese characters are expected. This seems to be occurring because
>> PDF is not able to find the supported fonts to display these
>> characters.
>>
>> In my xsl file, I have set font-family attribute to "uming"  
>> wherever I
>
>> want to display chinese characters but the font is not being picked
>> up.
>> I have also tried to install it to my System Library (Macintosh HD
>> -> Library -> Fonts) but all in vain.
>>
>> Can you please guide me the steps to display Chinese characters
>> properly using uming.ttf file (custom font file to display Simplified
>> Chinese Characters). Where should I place this font file or what
>> configuration changes I should do so that font file is correctly
>> picked up.
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Charanpreet Arora
>> Apple POS Team
>>
>> On Apr 6, 2010, at 12:50 AM, Sergiu Dumitriu wrote:
>>
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