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From "John Hewson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (PDFBOX-4189) Enable PDF creation with Indian languages, by reading and utilizing the GSUB table
Date Tue, 08 May 2018 17:38:00 GMT

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John Hewson commented on PDFBOX-4189:
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{quote}
Maruan Sahyoun added a comment - 29/Apr/18 08:36
Tilman Hausherr Palash Ray could we get a method which returns the glyphs/ids/code to use
together with the metrics information for a string? 
{quote}

That's exactly what a GlyphVector is.

> Enable PDF creation with Indian languages, by reading and utilizing the GSUB table
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PDFBOX-4189
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-4189
>             Project: PDFBox
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: FontBox, PDModel
>            Reporter: Palash Ray
>            Priority: Major
>         Attachments: Bengali-text-after.pdf, Bengali-text-before.pdf, BengaliPdfGenerationHelloWorld.java,
bengali-example.pdf, bengali-example2.pdf, bengali-example3.pdf, committed.patch, screenshot.png
>
>   Original Estimate: 336h
>  Remaining Estimate: 336h
>
> Implemented proper rendering of Indian languages, which need extensive Glyph substitution.
The GSUB table has been read and used effectively to replace some compound words with their
respective Glyphs. All tests are passing. I have tested this for the Bengali font. Please
review these changes and let me know if it makes sense to incorporate these.



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