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From Charanpreet Arora <car...@apple.com>
Subject Re: Does FOP 0.95 supports Chinese Fonts?
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 04:52:36 GMT
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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