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From Glenn Adams <gl...@skynav.com>
Subject Re: FW: Merge Request - Temp_ComplexScripts into Trunk
Date Sat, 29 Oct 2011 02:17:42 GMT
Jonathan,

I'm looking into this, and will get back to you by next week. Note that the
arabic.fo file you attached does not correspond to the sample image shown in
the embedded email.

G.

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Jonathan Levinson <
Jonathan.Levinson@intersystems.com> wrote:

> Simon asked my team to test Complex Script support.  We’ve run into
> problems testing Arabic support.****
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> I attach the .fo file that shows the problem.****
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> The basic problem is that the Arabic text is rendered back to front.****
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> I don’t know if fop-users will accept images but I include the forwarded
> e-mail which includes an annotated image discussing the problem.****
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> Best Regards,****
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> Jonathan Levinson****
>
> Senior Software Developer****
>
> Object Group****
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> InterSystems****
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> +1 617-621-0600****
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> jonathan.levinson@intersystems.com****
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> *From:* Andy Robb
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 27, 2011 11:19 PM
> *To:* Jonathan Levinson
> *Subject:* RE: Merge Request - Temp_ComplexScripts into Trunk****
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> Hi Jonathan****
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> Attached are some initial test results - details explained below. I've
> added Fadi onto the thread as he is our resident ME Arabic reports expert.
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> **A)     **The first zip *arabicJLFOP.zip* contains a report run through
> current ISC FOP version. The zip contains the xml, xsl & pdf. In this
> example the text is rendered correctly, but the Arabic text on the right
> hand side is not right aligned. This is the original issue Fadi reported.*
> ***
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> **B)     **I've then taken this xml and xsl, and run it through Glens new
> FOP; the test results are in *arabicLatestFOP.zip*. There are 3 test
> results here, all using the *arabic1.xml* in the supplied zip:****
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> **1.      **Arabic1.pdf is the result of running the exact same xml & xsl
> we tested on ISC FOP, and then run through Glens FOP. Here the Arabic text
> right aligns correctly, but the arabic text has now been reversed so its
> back to front. Note that in the XML supplied the text is the correct way
> round. The screen shot below gives you an immediate comparison of the
> difference****
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> **2.      **Arabic2.pdf is generated using *Arabic2.xsl* with the xml
> modified so the writing-mode=’rl’ setting has been added to the
> simple-page-master is you indicated. This has the effect of reversing the
> text for the entire report, not just the Arabic. The Arabic text on the
> right is still also back to front.****
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> **3.      **Arabic3.pdf is generated using *Arabic3.xsl* with the xml
> modified so the writing-mode=’rl’ setting has been added to the
> page-sequence as per Glens instructions. This has no effect and the text is
> not reversed in any way, leaving identical results to test 1. The Arabic
> text on the right is still also back to front.****
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> So in summary, the updated FOP appears to resolve the alignment issue, but
> flips the text so its backwards, and so far I haven’t been able to resolve
> this by changing the writing-mode.****
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> Can you take a look and let me know how we can best progress this.****
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> Thanks****
>
> Andy****
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