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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: does FOP support characters defined in a cmap_format_12 font table?
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:58:09 GMT
On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 2:35 AM, Ron Van den Branden <
ron.vandenbranden@kantl.be> wrote:

> Thanks for pointing this out. From that issue thread, I gather this won't
> be resolved in the near future.
>
> Perhaps it's worth, then, pointing this out in the documentation (
> https://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/2.2/fonts.html) so users won't get
> false expectations when trying to find suitable fonts for characters that
> eventually are unsupported by FOP?
>
That's a reasonable request.


> Kind regards,
>
> Ron
>
> On 29/11/2017 18:41, Glenn Adams wrote:
>
> Characters outside the BMP are not yet supported by FOP. See [1].
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOP-1969
>
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 7:29 AM, Ron Van den Branden <
> ron.vandenbranden@kantl.be> wrote:
>
>> Perhaps I should make clear that this is a general pattern: for all
>> characters that are exclusively defined in a font's "cmap_format_12"
>> subtable (and that don't also occur in a "cmap_format_4" subtable), FOP
>> reports these as non available.
>>
>> Is this a limitation or bug in FOP, or my misundertanding of how to use
>> such characters?
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Ron
>>
>>
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