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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Default font FOP and Adobe
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2007 07:49:03 GMT
I'm sorry Juanita, but we can probably spend the whole day documenting
and someone might still find some little detail missing. Everyone can
easily find out what font is used for "any" by looking at the fonts list
in Acrobat Reader's Document Properties dialog.

I'm going to add this missing piece to our documentation right now. BTW,
"any" is not mapped to "Times New Roman", but to "Times Roman". I don't
know if there's a difference between the two. Probably not, nowadays,
since Adobe maps "Times Roman" to "Times New Roman" in recent versions
of Acrobat Reader. They also map "Helvetica" to "Arial" and there
definitely is a difference there.

Jeremias Maerki

On 08.11.2007 08:36:12 juanita wrote:
> Yes I do have control over the font family.
> However I wanted to know what is happening if
> the font family label stays empty.So it is replaced by default by Times New
> Roman.
> So when in the console I see something like Verdana not found, substituing
> with
> "any, 200, ...) this "any" is Times New Roman?
> However I can't find anywhere in the Apache FOP page that the default font
> is
> Times New Roman...
> Jeremias Maerki-2 wrote:
> > 
> > No, FOP uses Times. It has been so since I joined the project. Shrug.
> > 
> > But you have control over the font-family property, right?
> > 
> > Jeremias Maerki
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On 07.11.2007 15:50:22 juanita wrote:
> >> 
> >> I have an .xsl file that creates a *.fo file and then there is the
> >> generation
> >> of pdf.
> >> When I use a name for the font that does not exist in the configuration
> >> file, the pdf is created with default font Times New Roman. Isn't
> >> Helvetica
> >> the default font for FOP?
> >> I am using fop 0.94.

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