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Re: [XSL-FO] Problem in text searching in PDF generated by FOP that uses embedded fonts.

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  • Chris Bowditch
    ... Yes this limitation can be overcome provided you are using glyphs mapped to the iso-8859-1 character set. Simply specify -enc ansi when you generate the
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 8, 2003
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      inderbir_ruby wrote:

      > I have generated PDF using FOP.I m using BellgothicBT font in my
      > PDF.Since FOP does not support this font so i generated the
      > FontMetrics of that font(using TTFreader) and used it in PDF.
      > Now the problem is that if i perform a text search operation in the
      > PDF.It is not able to search the text whose font is BellogthicBT.
      > The bottomline is Search operations , indexing operations don't work
      > for text whose font is embedded in PDF file.
      >

      Yes this limitation can be overcome provided you are using glyphs mapped
      to the iso-8859-1 character set. Simply specify -enc ansi when you
      generate the font metrics using the TTFReader as specified here:

      http://xml.apache.org/fop/fonts.html#truetype-metrics

      Chris
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