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From Sergiu Dumitriu <ser...@xwiki.com>
Subject Re: Chinese PDFs and non embedded fonts
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:48:09 GMT
On 04/24/2012 11:46 AM, Jean-Philippe Courson wrote:
> Hi Glenn,
>
> I don't want to embed the fonts to avoid significant font redistribution
> licensing costs.
>
> The produced PDFs will be distributed to people having the fonts
> installed on their machine.

Is that particular font a hard requirement, or could you use a free font 
such as http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/CJKUnifonts/Download ?

> Thanks for your help
>
> Best regards,
> JP
>
> On 24 Apr 2012, at 16:28, Glenn Adams wrote:
>
>> why do you *not* want to embed? note that only the actually used
>> glyphs will be embedded in a subset font, so size should not be an issue
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Jean-Philippe Courson
>> <jean-philippe.courson@cognitran.com
>> <mailto:jean-philippe.courson@cognitran.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi Glenn,
>>
>>     Thanks for your reply.
>>
>>     In your example, you are embedding the font:
>>
>>     <font embed-url="simsun.ttf"> the embed-url attribute will get the
>>     font embedded.
>>
>>     I have no problem creating a chinese PDF when the font is embedded.
>>
>>     The issue I am raising is when trying to reference (not embed) the
>>     font.
>>
>>     Thanks for your help,
>>
>>     Best regards,
>>     JP
>>
>>     On 23 Apr 2012, at 15:26, Glenn Adams wrote:
>>
>>     > I just tried this with the font you referenced and had no
>>     problem. Attached is the configuration file and input file I used
>>     and resulting output. I'm using the current FOP 1.1dev (trunk) build.
>>     >
>>     > As Chris points out, you may wish to avoid <auto-detect/>. Also,
>>     you notice that I disabled the font cache and placed the font in a
>>     "fonts" subdirectory where I did the test.
>>     >


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Sergiu Dumitriu
http://purl.org/net/sergiu/

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