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From Andreas Lüdtke <andi.lued...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Aw: Re: Type1Glyph2D No glyph for 41 (.notdef) in font Helvetica
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:48 GMT
Hi Andreas,

I know that embedding fonts is preferred but we get mostly PDFs from 
outside where we have no influence how they are produced.

Do I have to create an issue for this or will it be already addressed?


Am 29. Januar 2015 13:16:20 schrieb Andreas Lehmkühler <andreas@lehmi.de>:

> Hi,
>
> > "Andreas Lüdtke" <andi.luedtke@gmx.de> hat am 29. Januar 2015 um 08:51
> > geschrieben:
> >
> >
> > Hi Tilman,
> >
> > you will find the pdf file here:
> > https://www.dropbox.com/s/4v6tnroz6a8imsp/rg-1234567890BA.pdf?dl=0
> > The converted image is here:
> > https://www.dropbox.com/s/rqnuou03elxrgb6/rg-1234567890BA1.jpg?dl=0
> >
> > In this case I used pdfbox-app-2.0.0-20150127.230110-988.jar to generate the
> > image but the result is the same when I use my app.
> >
> > BTW: if the pdf has all fonts embedded, I don't have this problem.
> There seems to be an issue with our font mapping if the fonts aren't embedded.
> Besides, IMO you have to think about your font handling, especially as you're
> creating the pdfs yourself. It's always a bad idea not to include the used
> fonts, as the used reader has to map the missing fonts somehow and such a
> replacement may lead to not that perfect renderings.
>
> BR
> Andreas Lehmkühler
>
> > Gesendet: Mittwoch, 28. Januar 2015 um 17:45 Uhr
> > Von: "Tilman Hausherr" <THausherr@t-online.de>
> > An: users@pdfbox.apache.org
> > Betreff: Re: Type1Glyph2D No glyph for 41 (.notdef) in font Helvetica
> > Please upload a sample file somewhere and post the url
> >
> > Tilman
> >
> > Am 28.01.2015 um 10:37 schrieb "Andreas Lüdtke":
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I'm using pdfbox 2.0.0 version trunk from yesterday and I get a lot of such
> > > warning messages when I convert a pdf file to an image. The pdf file has NO
> > > embedded fonts.
> > >
> > > The resulting images are pretty empty beside some images and lines: no
> > > single character is visible. I read somewhere that current versions of
> > > pdfbox 2.0.0 should handle these fonts properly, but I can't confirm 
> this. I
> > > use jdk 1.7.0_72 on windows 8.1 64bit.
> > >
> > > How can I make the characters visible in the converted images?
> > >
> > > Best regards
> > >
> > > Andreas
> >
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