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From froglander <Kristina.Here...@trax.aero>
Subject Re: Fonts in config file
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:56:04 GMT

Thank you very much for that information.

Would there be a way (and I've tried using the substitutions but with no
luck so I assume I am doing something wrong) to tell it to use a different
font other than the operating system Symbol font?



cbowditch wrote:
> 
> On 12/04/2012 14:00, froglander wrote:
>> If I have<auto-detect />  in the userconfig.xml file this line
>>
>> <fo:inline font-size="8pt" font-family="Symbol">•</fo:inline>
>>
>> Ends up displaying as a # symbol in the resulting pdf file print.
>>
>> If I take<auto-detect />  out of the userconfig.xml file, then the above
>> line works but the following line does not.
> 
> That's because there are 2 version of the font named Symbol; The Base 14 
> font Symbol that is included with FOP by default. That is the version 
> used when <auto-detect/> is absent from the fop.xconf file and the 
> symbol.ttf file installed in the operating system. The bullet character 
> is not present in the Operating System version of Symbol or at least its 
> accessed via a different Unicode reference.
> 
>>
>> <fo:inline font-size="11pt" font-family="Arial, sans-serif">Ω</fo:inline>
> 
> Arial is not available as part of the Base 14 fonts, so you must 
> register it in the fop.xconf. Since <auto-detect/> adds every font 
> installed in the Operating System I suggest you manually add individual 
> fonts that you wish to use (such as Arial) using the  element as 
> described in [1]
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
> [1] http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/1.0/fonts.html#register
> 
>>
>> Is any more information needed?  I need this to be able to show bulleted
>> lists as well as possible 'special' characters.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>
>> froglander wrote:
>>> In this case it is using te symbol font for the bullets.
>>>
>>> Rob Sargent-4 wrote:
>>>> Not all fonts have bullets.  Which are you using?
>>>>
>>>> rjs
>>>>
>>>> On 04/11/2012 02:34 PM, froglander wrote:
>>>>> I am using FOP 1.0 and am having difficulty getting bullets and
>>>>> symbols
>>>>> to
>>>>> display correctly.
>>>>>
>>>>> I have found that if I take the<auto-detect />   the bullets for
the
>>>>> bulleted
>>>>> list (rich text format) will show, but them some other symbols (like
>>>>> the
>>>>> Ohm
>>>>> symbol, etc) show as #.  If I keep the<auto-detect />   in, the
>>>>> bulleted
>>>>> list
>>>>> shows as # symbols, but the Ohm symbol, etc display correctly.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is something missing for the fonts?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
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