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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: pdftops eps font issue
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 14:11:17 GMT
You have to put build/fop-sandbox.jar in the classpath to enable SVG
output.

On 08.07.2011 15:46:51 Alberto Priore wrote:
> 
> This is why I do not tried to use SVG
> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/0.95/output.html#svg
> I my version on FOP if a try to create a svg it returns me that it isn't a
> allowed format.
> 
> 
> Michael Rubin-3 wrote:
> > 
> > A little bit more research flagged up Batik, which can convert SVG to 
> > EPS but I guess that is off at a tangent. There is plenty of talk around 
> > using EPS images inside a PDF in FOP and other formatters. But not much 
> > about going the other way and converting a PDF to an EPS. Does anyone 
> > else have any idea at all?
> > 
> > I see Batik can convert SVG to EPS but I gather from the thread that is 
> > not an option.
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > -Mike
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On 08/07/11 12:20, Alberto Priore wrote:
> >> I've already tried to create from FOP the .pd file, but FOP has
> >> limitations
> >> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/1.0/output.html#ps-limitations
> >> - Only Type 1 fonts are supported.
> >> I was not able to include .pmf fonts
> >> - Multibyte characters are not supported.
> >> If I write a à è ì ò it will not showed on .ps file, I need to show that
> >> charachter.
> >>
> >> Do you know an alternative of FOP to create an eps from xsl-fo?
> >>
> >>
> >> Michael Rubin-3 wrote:
> >>> Looking at the other posts on this thread too, the suggestion of other
> >>> formats from FOP was raised. I found this page:
> >>>
> >>> http://www.inkguides.com/ps-to-eps.asp
> >>>
> >>> So can you not use FOP to generate a Postscript file instead of a PDF
> >>> which sounds easier to convert to EPS?
> >>>
> >>> Also I googled 'ps to eps' and it threw up a few potential converters
> >>> including a GNU perl based tool and others.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks.
> >>>
> >>> -Mike
> >>>
> >>> On 08/07/11 10:55, Alberto Priore wrote:
> >>>> Hi Mike,
> >>>> I need to convert it to EPS, this is a necessary point.
> >>>>
> >>>> I've tried all the way to translate a pdf to eps passing through an
> >>>> image
> >>>> and so on...
> >>>> But all lose quality, they all rasterize the pdf.
> >>>>
> >>>> Now I'm using Apache FOP that could create other output formats
> >>>> http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/0.95/output.html
> >>>> but I don't know if the other format could be convert to eps.
> >>>>
> >>>> With this other information can you suggest me something?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Alberto
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Michael Rubin-3 wrote:
> >>>>> ?A quick look online (I googled 'pdf to eps') reveals a number of
> >>>>> potential solutions. But forum link
> >>>>> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?t=59787 was interesting
> >>>>> in
> >>>>> that is sounds as if there is no absolutely perfect solution. Some
> >>>>> convert to bitmap so lose quality, while others have various other
> >>>>> problems. One suggestion even suggested rebuilding the pdf in eps
> >>>>> format
> >>>>> from scratch (I suspect that is unacceptable!).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I do quote from that forum link though: "EPS is another
> >>>>> Adobe-proprietary file format, specifically belonging to Illustrator
> >>>>> but
> >>>>> Photoshop can create and work with some form of it. Here's my
> >>>>> question:
> >>>>> what are you trying to accomplish in this conversion? Is it necessary
> >>>>> to
> >>>>> convert the file to EPS, or is that mainly a file format you're
most
> >>>>> familiar with?"
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -Mike
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 07/07/11 17:05, Alberto Priore wrote:
> >>>>>> I'm creating a pdf with Apache FOP in Linux then I need to convert
> >>>>>> the
> >>>>>> pdf it
> >>>>>> into an eps.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I'm trying lot of ways, the only one that seems works is the
pdftops.
> >>>>>> But,
> >>>>>> when I convert it into Linux in command line
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> pdftops file.pdf -eps file.eps
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> This command creates me the eps but when I try to open it in
Adobe
> >>>>>> Illustrator in Windows XP It returns me the error
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> EAAFD+HelveticaNeueLTStd-MdCnO_99-Identify-H;
> >>>>>> Font not found on the system; missing font has been substituted.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> But 1: the fonts han not been substituted 2: the eps do not
show
> >>>>>> words
> >>>>>> inside it is all blank instead of the images
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I'm sure that in Windows XP I have all the fonts becouse if
I convert
> >>>>>> the
> >>>>>> pdf to an eps inside the Adobe Illustrator all works fine and
Adobe
> >>>>>> Illustrator do not show me the fonts issue.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Can you help me?
> >>>>>> What I'm doing wrong?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Michael Rubin
> >>>>> Developer
> >>>>>
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