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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: Gujarati Support [Was: How To Implement Ligature For Indian Languages In Pdf Documents?]
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:34:11 GMT
i expect to return from holiday tomorrow, and will take this work up again,
so stay tuned... i haven't forgotten

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Dilip Shah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com> wrote:

> **
> Hi Glen,
>
> Any update on FOP release date with Gujarati font support?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dilip
>
>  *From:* Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:35 PM
> *To:* Dilip Shah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com>
> *Cc:* fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
> *Subject:* Re: Gujarati Support [Was: How To Implement Ligature For
> Indian Languages In Pdf Documents?]
>
> Thanks for checking. I just ran the same data with Arial Unicode MS (see
> attached). There appears to be some issues on matra positioning. I'll look
> into this.
>
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Dilip Shah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com>wrote:
>
>> **
>> Hi Glen,
>>
>> Language / ligatures are perfect in the PDF document. This is very
>> encouraging, especially because the words in the document are quite complex.
>>
>> I know that many users of my application use Arial Unicode MS on Windows
>> and so that would be a good font family to test.
>>
>>  I'm thrilled to see it take shape! I'll be happy to review other
>> documents you generate and once the code is stable, would be happy to test
>> it out.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Dilip
>>
>>
>>  *From:* Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 30, 2011 10:57 AM
>> *To:* fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org
>> *Cc:* dilipvshah@hotmail.com
>> *Subject:* Gujarati Support [Was: How To Implement Ligature For Indian
>> Languages In Pdf Documents?]
>>
>> Hi Dilip,
>>
>> Attached is a test FO file and resulting PDF I just generated with
>> Gujarati support enabled. Could you take a quick look to verify. I used an
>> excerpt from [1] as a sample.
>>
>> I currently have only the Shruti (regular and bold) fonts from Windows 7
>> to test against. Do you have other Gujarati OpenType (1.5 or later) fonts
>> you would like me to verify?
>>
>> [1] http://gu.wikipedia.org/wiki/મુખપૃષ્ઠ
>>
>> Regards,
>> Glenn
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 8:39 AM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
>>
>>> yes; i started work on this (Gujarati) a few days ago
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 8:24 AM, dilipvshah <dilipvshah@hotmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Are we still shooting for the end of the year release?
>>>>
>>>> Dilip
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> dilipvshah wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > I wish to use XSL-FO technology to generate PDF documents in Indian
>>>> > languages.
>>>> >
>>>> > Here are the steps I took:
>>>> > 1) I downloaded fop-1.0 and tried their first example to display a
>>>> name. I
>>>> > tried to display name in one of the Indian languages, Gujarati.
>>>> > 2) I modified the fop configuration file to load Arial Unicode MS
>>>> > 3) The example application does produce PDF document with Gujarati
>>>> fonts
>>>> > but the text is displayed as a sequence of individual characters and
>>>> > doesn't use ligature to display the text correctly. The font glyphs
>>>> are
>>>> > displayed in the ordered they are entered in Google's transliterate
>>>> tool
>>>> > but since ligature rules are not applied, the name is displayed
>>>> > incorrectly.
>>>> > Does FOP have ligature rules for Indian languages? If so, how do I
>>>> apply
>>>> > them when generating a PDF document.
>>>> > Thanks!
>>>> >
>>>>
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>>>
>>
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