Many thanks, Chuck. That's pretty much what I was thinking. I wasn't sure
about embedding the fonts.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Paussa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: Fonts:: Can fop display *any* local font

> You can embed any font in the generated PDF following the instructions
> given here
> Your catalog of fonts are in your machine. So create a script to
> generate the font metric files, edit the userconfig.xml file and then
> generate an FO document that displays some text in each of the fonts.
> >Is it possible to display *any* locally installed font or are we limited
> >just a few main ones? As I recall, fop is limited to just four or five
> >fonts for display in pdf output. Is that correct?
> >
> >I'm interested in making a catalogue of all locally available fonts. I
> >thinking, one way might be through xml and fop to pdf. But probably not a
> >good idea, no?
> >

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