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From Luis Bernardo <lmpmberna...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fonts in config file
Date Mon, 16 Apr 2012 23:00:44 GMT

Arial also has a bullet. Why not just use that since you already get the 
Ohm symbol from Arial?

On 4/16/12 9:56 PM, froglander wrote:
> 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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