[xep-support] XEP 4.7 Problems with Arial in PS Output

Werner Donné werner.donne at re.be
Fri Jul 6 04:40:53 PDT 2007


Hi Marc,

TrueType fonts are not supported in PostScript (see section 6.2
of the reference manual). You should obtain a PostScript version
of the font or use a font conversion tool.

Regards,

Werner.

Marc Petzold wrote:
> Hello
> 
> We are using Version 4.7 build 20060908 in our product.
> 
> When we render to PostScript using the font "Arial" the printer outputs 
> only a PostScript error page saying:
> 
> ERROR: undefinedresult
> OFFENDING COMMAND: show
> 
> STACK:
> 
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> -dictionary-
> 
> Rendering the same template using "Helvetica" works without problems.
> 
> part of the xep.xml
>  
> ...
> <font-group xml:base="file:/C:/Windows/Fonts/" label="Windows TrueType" 
> embed="true" subset="true"> 
>   <font-family name="Arial">
>     <font><font-data ttf="arial.ttf"/></font>
>     <font style="oblique"><font-data ttf="ariali.ttf"/></font>
>     <font weight="bold"><font-data ttf=" arialbd.ttf"/></font>
>     <font weight="bold" style="oblique"><font-data 
> ttf="arialbi.ttf"/></font>
>   </font-family>
> </font-group>
> ...
>  
> How can i use embedded Arial in PS output?
>  
> Thanks in advance
>  
> Marc Petzold
> Assentis Technologies AG
> Switzerland

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