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From Daniel Noll <dan...@nuix.com>
Subject Re: Autosizing question:
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2007 22:28:01 GMT
Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> Its actually more compounded than that.  You can basically do this with
> Java's AWT Font/FontMetrics classes but the sizes are incompatible with
> Windows fonts (let alone Mac et al).  Someone has to record the data for
> Windows fonts and or an API that reads the font files and calculates them.

Well, the FOP project has a TTFReader already... maybe it's time for 
them to push all that into a font-commons package so that POI can depend 
on it. :-)


Daniel Noll

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