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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Problem with getting zero font height
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:13:01 GMT
Hello Fred,
I can't solve this myself but I opened an issue in JIRA.
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-2023
Tilman

Am 11.04.2014 06:40, schrieb Fred Andrews:
> I am using PDFTextStripper on some PDF statements from Bank of America,
> and everything is coming through as zero height.
> I traced it down to getFontHeight in
> org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDSimpleFont, which is indeed getting
> zero.  The font is a type 3 font and I'm not sure how it should work,
> but getFontHeight is calling getAFM() and that is returning a null
> because its not a type 1 font.  Then in the next section in
> getFontHeight there are no font descriptors, and the zero just flows
> through all the way through getFontHeight.
>
> I searched for anything I could key on to calculate the font height but
> couldn't find it.  The font size is claimed to be 20 by getFontSize(),
> although it appears to be more like 8. I did trace to where it got a
> font size command of twenty, but somehow I'm assuming that would need to
> be scaled, and I can't see where that might come from.
>
> The font width on the other hand looks accurate, and I would think
> something similar to that would be needed, but would really appreciate
> some guidance on how it should work.  If I have clue on how it should
> work I can see what I can do to implement it.
>
> This file displays fine in Acrobat and edits fine in Nitro, so it can't
> be that invalid.
>


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