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

Marc Petzold dosimeta at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 05:22:19 PDT 2007


Thanks to Michael and Werner for their quick support.

Maybe i should have a copy of the XEP reference on my disk. ;-)

regards
/marc


2007/7/6, Werner Donné <werner.donne at re.be>:
>
> 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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