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From Alexander <alexandersche...@meetingsphere.com>
Subject Re: PDFs created on MacOS and Calibri font
Date Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:24:35 GMT
Thanks a lot, will give it a try

    Alexander


On 13.03.2015 16:52, Maruan Sahyoun wrote:
> Hi,
>>
>> Am 13.03.2015 um 16:23 schrieb Alexander <alexanderscheibe@meetingsphere.com>:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> yes the latest snapshot renders the images fine.
>>
>> What is the status of version 2?
>
> it's still in development but we are looking to have a release candidate later this month/early
April.
>
>> Beside for image creation I only use PDFBox for page rotation and outline reading.
>> Is it API compatible to 1.8.8?
>
> no - it's not. The examples package as well as the unit tests should give you a good
overview. We are also looking to enhance our documentation so if you need specific samples
maybe we could include them as part of the documentation.
>
>
>>
>> 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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