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Arial font required in PDF (BIRT pdf renderer, Linux) [message #368835] Tue, 30 June 2009 06:11 Go to next message
Arun P Johny is currently offline Arun P JohnyFriend
Messages: 3
Registered: July 2009
Location: Bangalore
Junior Member

I'm using BIRT_2.3.2. I need to export a report to PDF using the
default viewer servlet deployed in a linux server. The report contains
text in Arial font. In Windows XP the exported PDF file works fine, but
when the servlet was deployed in linux system the bold characters are not
displayed properly. It is displayed in very bold and compressed format,
but normal characters are displaying properly in Arial font.

In order to add Arial font to the linux system, I copied the arial.ttf
file to a folder in the linux sytem(/var/font/truetype) and added the
following line in
platform/plugins/ r232_20090202/fontsConfig.xml

<path path="/var/font/truetype" />

If I'm not doing this step the all the contents are displayed in Times New
Roman font.

Have anyone faced this problem? Any solution?

Thank you.

Re: Arial font required in PDF (BIRT pdf renderer, Linux) [message #883382 is a reply to message #368835] Fri, 08 June 2012 12:21 Go to previous message
Rick Missing name is currently offline Rick Missing nameFriend
Messages: 5
Registered: July 2009
Junior Member
I'm actually experiencing the exact same issue with BIRT 3.7.2
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