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From Chris Bowditch <bowditch_ch...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Use of Type1 fonts without metrics information
Date Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:01:38 GMT
Hi Luca,

Yes that is correct, FOP needs the PFB plus the AFM or PFM File in order 
to be able to process the Type 1 Font. The metrics XML File isn't needed 
though. What problem are you facing?



On 29/04/2013 11:04, Luca Bellonda wrote:
> However, even when disabling the kerning option in fop configuration 
> file, fop  accesses the 'AFM' or the 'PFM' metrics files when using 
> Type1 fonts.
> If none of the metrics files is found, an exception is thrown by 
> Type1FontLoader class ("Neither an AFM nor a PFM file was found").
> 2013/4/29 Luis Bernardo <lmpmbernardo@gmail.com 
> <mailto:lmpmbernardo@gmail.com>>
>     Yes, see
>     http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/trunk/fonts.html#register (the
>     documentation is for trunk but works the same in 1.1). Use of
>     metrics file has been deprecated and is not recommended.

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