Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-19 Thread Mike Trotman
There is one other thing to check for - that your printed PDF is not being 'scaled to fit', use draft quality etc. - because I forgot once and wasted a lot of time. Mike The Web Maestro wrote: On Nov 17, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Manuel Mall wrote I just did my own test and the results are

Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-19 Thread Manuel Mall
On Sat, 19 Nov 2005 08:28 pm, Mike Trotman wrote: There is one other thing to check for - that your printed PDF is not being 'scaled to fit', use draft quality etc. - because I forgot once and wasted a lot of time. Mike, thank you!!! That was exactly the problem why my PDFs printed in an

Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-17 Thread Manuel Mall
On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 04:46 am, Prakash R wrote: I'm using Arial font with FOP. I installed the fonts by following the step to install custom fonts from TTF on the FOP website using the TTFReader and adding entries in userconfig.xml. When I generate a PDF which uses the Arial font, the width

Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-17 Thread Prakash R
Thanks Manuel. I understand the difference now. Let me rephrase my question. I'm using Arial font in FOP and when I render it to PDF with a specific font type and size (bold, size 12 pt) and I do the same with Microsoft word and print both. It is exact same line and same font etc. The Microsoft

Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-17 Thread The Web Maestro
On Nov 17, 2005, at 4:17 PM, Prakash R wrote: Thanks Manuel. I understand the difference now. Let me rephrase my question. I'm using Arial font in FOP and when I render it to PDF with a specific font type and size (bold, size 12 pt) and I do the same with Microsoft word and print both. It is

Re: FOP font width for custom font (Arial)

2005-11-17 Thread The Web Maestro
On Nov 17, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Manuel Mall wrote I just did my own test and the results are intriguing (using the latest version of FOP). There is certainly a big difference between Word and FOP. It appears that FOP ignores the font-weight=bold. That is the text is rendered identically for