[xep-support] unable to generate PDFs using RenderX XEP engine on a HP Unix server

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Fri Nov 17 10:56:16 PST 2006


I think a fair number of Windows fonts are freely distributable.

Times is AFAIK one of them.

Chris Chiasson wrote:
> I doubt your Unix server has the path C:\Windows\Fonts\times.ttf
> 
> AFAIK, by default, XEP comes with an xep.xml configuration file that
> has these Windows font paths commented out. If you do not have these
> fonts on that machine and you need to use them, then you should
> purchase a Windows license for the machine, copy the fonts to an
> appropriate location, and change the path in your XEP config file.
> 
> I doubt my recommendation is the last word on the matter.
> 
> On 11/17/06, shoba at photoninfotech.com <shoba at photoninfotech.com> wrote:
>> The error generated is as follows:
>> (compile
>>     (masters
>>       (sequence-master [master-name section1-first-page])
>>       (sequence-master [master-name section1-odd-page])
>>       (sequence-master [master-name section1-even-page])
>>       (sequence-master [master-name section1-page-sequence-master]))
>>     (sequence [master-reference section1-page-sequence-master]
>>       (static-content [flow-name first-page-header]
>>         [error] Cannot read font metric from
>> file:/C:/Windows/Fonts/times.ttf
>>         [error] java.io.FileNotFoundException: C:\Windows\Fonts\times.ttf
>> (The system cannot find the path specified)
>>         [error] Fatal parse error: line 0, column 0: Could not obtain
>> font
>> metric for font family 'Times New Roman'
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Shoba
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
>> To: <xep-support at renderx.com>
>> Cc: <shoba at photoninfotech.com>
>> Sent: Friday, November 17, 2006 10:58 PM
>> Subject: Re: [xep-support] unable to generate PDFs using RenderX XEP
>> engine
>> on a HP Unix server
>>
>>
>> > On 11/17/06, shoba at photoninfotech.com <shoba at photoninfotech.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >>Any suggestions please will help.
>> > post the debug output
>> >
>> >
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