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From pathum <pathumathukor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FOP Font Configuration in Linux
Date Wed, 13 Oct 2010 06:23:15 GMT

Yes. We have the appropriate distribution license newly purchased for the
fonts that we are gonna embed. So that won't be a problem. But thanks for
pointing that out. 
For sure, it ll be really helpful for a person who is following the same
thread, looking for help!


Glenn Adams-2 wrote:
> 
> note that because Arial Unicode MS is an embeddable font, FOP will
> automatically embed the referenced glyphs in the output PDF; so you will
> likely find it unnecessary to distribute the font with the PDF output;
> furthermore, if I recall correctly, this font is under license from AGFA
> Monotype and not freely distributable (even though it is embeddable); see
> http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/font.aspx?FMID=1081
> 
> regards, glenn
> 
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 12:53 PM, pathum <pathumathukorala@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>>
>> well, in my case, I need to use the font ArialUnicode, which will be
>> helping
>> me in displaying few different fonts according to the user locale.
>> Therefore
>> I have to append the font to the pdf, in case the users won't have it
>> installed in their systems.
>>
>> Anyway, appreciate your help!
>>
>> Rob Sargent-4 wrote:
>> >
>> > I can't speak to the use of "<auto-detect>", but you either need to
>> > generalize the font choise (sanserif?) or ensure arial is available
>> > where ever you run your app.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 10/11/2010 08:44 PM, pathum wrote:
>> >> Then do you want me to activate <auto-detect/> feature to load the
>> fonts?
>> >>
>> >> So no need of embedding the font afterwords or do I still need to put
>> the
>> >> xml file and the ttf file paths to the fo config file? If so, what
>> will
>> >> be
>> >> the correct path format in linux?
>> >>
>> >> Really appreciate your help!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Rob Sargent-4 wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> The fonts on a linux box are usually found at /usr/share/fonts.
>> >>>
>> >>> Most distros have a package for the MS fonts (ttf-mscorefonts or
>> >>> somesuch) though I don't see it on my SUSE default supplier :(
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> You might get away with copying the files named in your config
>> directly
>> >>> into /usr/share/fonts/truetype directory.
>> >>>
>> >>> On 10/11/2010 04:30 AM, pathum wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> Hello,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I am using Apache FOP for rendering PDF in a Java environment.
>> >>>> Currently
>> >>>> I
>> >>>> am running my Enterprise Archive in a windows pc and its working
>> fine.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> What I am having as the error is, the unicode.ttf file and the
>> >>>> unicode.xml
>> >>>> file are being hard-coded in windows.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> an extraction of my FO-config file is as follows.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <base>.</base>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <strict-configuration>true</strict-configuration>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <strict-validation>true</strict-validation>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <font-base>./</font-base>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <source-resolution>72</source-resolution>
>> >>>>   <target-resolution>72</target-resolution>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <default-page-settings height="11in" width="8.26in"/>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>   <renderers>
>> >>>>     <renderer mime="application/pdf">
>> >>>>       <filterList>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>         <value>flate</value>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>       </filterList>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>       <fonts>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>                            <font-triplet name="arialunicode"
>> style="normal" weight="normal" />
>> >>>>
>> >>>>       </fonts>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> What my concern is that, I need to migrate this to linux environment
>> >>>> and
>> >>>> in
>> >>>> that how could i set up the base, metrics path and the embed url?
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Any help will be really appreciated!
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
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