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From Alexander <alexandersche...@meetingsphere.com>
Subject Re: PDFs created on MacOS and Calibri font
Date Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:23:00 GMT
Hi,

yes the latest snapshot renders the images fine.

What is the status of version 2?
Beside for image creation I only use PDFBox for page rotation and 
outline reading.
Is it API compatible to 1.8.8?

Thanks,
Alexander


On 13.03.2015 15:52, Maruan Sahyoun wrote:
> Hi,
>
> could you give the latest snapshot a try - that has a better rendering. The easiest would
be to try with the pdfbox-app from
>
> https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/snapshots/org/apache/pdfbox/pdfbox-app/2.0.0-SNAPSHOT/
<https://repository.apache.org/content/groups/snapshots/org/apache/pdfbox/pdfbox-app/2.0.0-SNAPSHOT/>
>
> using the PDFToImage command.
>
> BR
> Maruan
>
>> Am 13.03.2015 um 15:10 schrieb Alexander <alexanderscheibe@meetingsphere.com>:
>>
>> Sure,
>>
>> the sample PDF also contains some other Font but they render mostly fine (besides
the kerning for Times New Roman but that is still readable)
>>
>>
>> https://s3.amazonaws.com/msp-public/FontPresentationFromAcrobat.pdf
>> https://s3.amazonaws.com/msp-public/FontPresentationFromMac.pdf
>>
>> Here the image results:
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/calibri.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/calibri_body.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/calibri_heading.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/calibri_light.png
>>
>> for completeness the other pages from the PDF
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/tahoma.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/times_new_roman.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/arial.png
>> https://msp-public.s3.amazonaws.com/verdana.png
>>
>>
>> ta
>> Alexander
>>
>> On 13.03.2015 14:36, Maruan Sahyoun wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> could you post a sample file to a public location to take a closer look at the
PDF?
>>>
>>> BR
>>> Maruan
>>>
>>>> Am 13.03.2015 um 13:27 schrieb Alexander <alexanderscheibe@meetingsphere.com>:
>>>>
>>>> When I try to create images from an PDF which was created from an PowerPoint
presentation on MacOS with the font Calibri the resulting image is showing an '8', 'G' or
'K' in certain words.
>>>>
>>>> It also doesn't matter if I use the save as PDF option in PowerPoint or via
Adobe Acrobat plug-in (in both cases it the PDF meta data states created with 'Quartz PDFContext')
>>>>
>>>> Some examples:
>>>> commenting becomes commen8ng
>>>> noticed becomes no8ced
>>>> Competitive becomes Compe88ve
>>>> still becomes st8l
>>>>
>>>> So it looks like it is the 'ti' ligature creates the rendering problem.
>>>>
>>>> Also the 'tt' ligature makes problems. If a text contains both ligatures
>>>> still becomes sGll
>>>> flatten becomes flaKen
>>>>
>>>> This seams to be a problem with all Calibri Fonts e.g. Calibri, Calibri (Heading),
Calibri (Body) and Calibri Light
>>>>
>>>> Also Calibri Light used other replacements.
>>>> Another issue: is the kerning looks wrong.
>>>>
>>>> Since Calibri is the default Microsoft Office font it is use quite often.
>>>> Does anybody know a way to work around this?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Alexander
>>>>
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