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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Entity -> fo -> pdf with a Unicode font..
Great, send a mail and then you find the solution. The font xml file generated with org.apache.fop.fonts.apps.TTFReader was run with -enc ansi. That "Limited to WinAnsi character set, which is roughly equivalent to iso-8889-1." Without this option eg. CID-keyed the font work and the arrows appears! The penalty seems to be "Search, index, and cut-and-paste operations in the output document will produce incorrect results." but I hope it will not be too bad. Oops copy-paste generates characters like \U00100028 etc... Are there any other way ? The comment was "(FOP currently doesn't emit the /ToUnicode table which is necessary for copy/paste to work.)" The bug being http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40467 according to http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5335 there might be a solution in trunk Back to bleeding edge software testing. /Fred Fredrik Svensson wrote: > Hi, > > I have a document using two types of arrows. > Unicode characters : > 0x2192 -> 0x21db => (three lines) > The respective entities are > → and ⇛ > > I am using the FreeSerif font that have these two characters. > I have checked with Fontforge. > I have picked FreeSerif as the font to be used in the xsl > > <xsl:param name="body.font.family">FreeSerif</xsl:param> > <xsl:param name="title.font.family">FreeSerif</xsl:param> > <xsl:param name="symbol.font.family">FreeSerif</xsl:param> > > The fo gets the following output when using saxon 8.7.3J : > <E2><86><92> Text <E2><87><9B> > (output from vi) > The fo is noted with > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> and for example ü works in the pdf when > it is in fo denoted <C3><BC> that works also in pdf. > > But the arrows are displayed as hashes (#) in pdf. > > I use fop 0.92beta and including the font with a new configuration file which > has FreeSerif included > <font metrics-url="FreeSerif.xml" kerning="yes" > embed-url="/usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSerif.ttf"> > <font-triplet name="FreeSerif" style="normal" weight="normal"/> > </font> > fop.xconf in the fop distribution was used as a starting point. > (yes I generated the xml file myself with fop) > > Have had a look at > http://www.sagehill.net/docbookxsl/SpecialChars.html > but no tricks seems to get it to work. > > Do anyone have any hints ? > > I do hate fighting with the docbook tool chain ... > well I am using the free one so I guess I have to blame myself :) > > /Fred > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org > For additional commands, e-mail: email@example.com >