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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: pdftops eps font issue
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 14:13:39 GMT
On 08.07.2011 13:20:55 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

I'm not aware of any font format called "pmf". Do you mean .pfm? .pfm is
on part of a Type 1 font.

> - 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.

If you properly configure a Type 1 font that has those characters they
will be supported in PS output. TrueType support is in the making and
available for review in a branch.

> 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?
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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