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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: embedded fonts
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2014 06:27:05 GMT
Most of the time, the 2.0 version is very stable. There's currently a 
lot going on but I hope that all the regressions will be solved in a few 
days.

Tilman

Am 26.02.2014 06:55, schrieb Tres Finocchiaro:
> @Tilman,
>
> Thank you for the record-breaking fast response!
>
> qz-print can certainly migrate to JDK6 if needed.
>
> The project only use the silent print feature (no bouncycastle, no advanced
> logging).  Would I be a good usecase for 2.0.0 or should I hold off for a
> milestone release?
>
> - Tres.Finocchiaro@gmail.com
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 12:51 AM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>wrote:
>
>> Yes this is a known problem. PDFBOX 2.0 has a much improved font
>> rendering. But that one needs JDK 6 :-(
>> Tilman
>>
>> Am 26.02.2014 06:41, schrieb Tres Finocchiaro:
>>
>>   Hi, I'm the author of qz-print and for our next release, we're switching
>>> from pdf-renderer to pdf-box.
>>>
>>> Things are working pretty well in terms of integration, however I've
>>> noticed that fonts seem to render a bit off on some platforms.
>>>
>>> After investigating this, I decided to make the output a bit more verbose
>>> and go this:
>>>
>>> INFO: Couldn't load VYQQAT+Arial, using font Arial instead
>>>
>>>> INFO: Couldn't load QTPJOZ+TimesNewRoman, using font Times New Roman
>>>> instead
>>>>
>>>   From my research the ABCDEF+Font names are embedded fonts, which from my
>>> little experience reading the PDFBOX source code there is some form of
>>> support for embedded fonts.
>>>
>>> Reactively, I've created some improved font mapping for Ubuntu (
>>> http://jsfiddle.net/LpBLw/) but I have to ask, am I doing something wrong
>>> that is preventing embedded fonts from loading?
>>>
>>> FYI - I compile my program using JDK5.
>>>
>>> Here's the source tree I'm working from:
>>> https://github.com/qzindustries/qz-print/tree/master/pdfbox_1.8.4_qz
>>>
>>> Any help is greatly appreciated and thank you for the excellent work!
>>>
>>> -Tres
>>>
>>>
>>> - Tres.Finocchiaro@gmail.com
>>>
>>>


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