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Re: XSL:FO and Unicode Fonts

Subject: Re: XSL:FO and Unicode Fonts
From: "Joerg Heinicke" <joerg.heinicke@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 18:33:26 +0100
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> Is it impolite to ask a XSL:FO question here?
> If so, could you please suggest a more aprt forum?

It's ok. The list is about XSL, i.e. XSLT + XSL:FO.

> And...is it impolite to ask about Unicode font support?
> If not, how are people handling rendering of high UTF-8
> characters on a WIndows platform, as BOLD and ITALIC

It's not the first question according Unicode ;-)

> I'm using the standard ArialUnicodeMS font, but it doesn't
> support Bold and Italic (according to Apache FOP), so when
> I do <xsl:fo wrapper font-family="ArialUnicodeMS" font-style="italic">,
> I get a 'no such font' error.

I don't understand the real problem, maybe it's really a font problem. But
why don't youe use "normal" Arial and change the encoding of your XSL:FO
from UTF-8 to (for example) ISO-8859-1?

> Does anyone know of a freeware Type I or TTF font Unicode font
> with all glyphs present?
> Or -- has anyone written a stylesheet to manipulate the fonts to create
> a bold or italic effect?  (The former sounds likely, the latter
> but I am just guessing.)
> Thanks in anticipation of any pointers
> lee



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