O18.1, LegacyPDF and fonts

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O18.1, LegacyPDF and fonts

Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:13 pm

I am looking for a method to modify fonts within legacyPDF transformations that doesn't require modifying any files within the frameworks subfolders.

I currently have the args.xsl.pdf pointed to a customized dita2fo-shell.xsl file. That successfully modifies all sections of the resulting PDF doc, but I cannot get the font modifications to take.

If I can avoid modifying the font-mappings or commons-attr files,that would be optimal. The idea is to use the "out of the box" frameworks and point to my customization files in the scenario.

Any ideas?
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Re: O18.1, LegacyPDF and fonts

Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:34 pm


We have not worked with the legacy PDF transtype at all in the last 3-4 years. I do not remember it allowing the possibility to have a customization folder (like the current PDF transtype does).
Maybe a better idea would be to copy the entire legacy PDF plugin contents and make your own custom plugin with a custom transtype from its contents.

Radu Coravu
<oXygen/> XML Editor

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