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HowTo embed PDF fonts for styled text?


tboerkel

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HI!

 

I have however one additional question about TrueType fonts:

 

There are several TTF fonts installed on Windows (like Arial, etc.). When I use one of these fonts with the fontName attribute, I see the correct font in JRViewer, but not in PDF.

 

To use such already installed TrueType font for PDF, I have to:

- find the .ttf file in C:WindowsFonts

- copy the .ttf file to the classpath (or iReportfonts)

- specify the pdfFontName (the filename) in styled text

 

Example:

<style fontName="Freestyle Script" pdfFontName="FREESCPT.TTF">Test</style>

 

Couldn't this be made easier? Jasper should find the correct TTF file for embedding in PDF by only specifying the fontName attribute.

 

Thanks!

 

Thomas

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