Using Fonts that are not installed

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Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Kutusow » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:51 pm

Hey,

Is there a way to use fonts, that are not installed on my System, but are acutally available in the Editor itself?
ZapfDingbats would be such a case.
When i try to create fonts using the CreateNewFont() and CreateNewFont2() methods of the PXC_Document class, I either get an exception or the font get substituted by some alternative.

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:30 pm

Hello Kutusow,

Sadly, there is no possibility to get that fonts via the SDK.

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Kutusow » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:12 pm

Hey Alex,

thanks for the reply.
Are you sure there is no way to do this? I don't wnat to embed the font, i just want to indicate that it should be used. Since e.g. ZapfDingbats is a pdf standard font, the pdf readers should then be able to display it correctly.

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:05 am

Hello Kutusow,

I'm afraid that these fonts are not used in the CreateNewFont methods, thus you can't get them. I will ask whether we are planning to add those to the SDK.

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Kutusow » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:16 pm

Hey,

are there any news yet concerning this issue?

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:22 am

Hello Kutusow,

The IPXC_Document::CreateNewStdFont(PXC_StdFontID nFontID, IPXC_Font** pFont) method will be added in the new release that should be held in a week or so.

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by jonguazzo » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:06 am

Hi, I have upgraded to the latest version of PDFXchange Editor Plus Version 8 331.0

It does not seem to have "Arial Narrow" font any more? Is there some way of installing this font yet?

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Re: Using Fonts that are not installed

Post by Sasha - Tracker Dev Team » Thu May 02, 2019 9:21 am

Hello jonguazzo,

Is this a SDK question or an End-User Editor one?

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