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Where to retrieve PDF font attributes such as stemv or widths

I am writing an app on an ISeries (non-pc) platform that creates PDF files. I need to be able to take the font name specified on the ISeries (Times, Courier, etc.) and build a font object in the PDF file. My trouble is that some attributes (stemv, widths, etc.) required by PDF are non-existent on the source system. Since my expected consumers of these PDF files are Windows machines, I would like to specify windows values. I have found and looked windows fonts (ttf, etc) but I am getting a little lost in the size of the files.

Can someone direct me to an explanation of how to retrieve PDF font attributes from windows fonts?

Thanks
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MikeBroderick
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DansDadUKCommented:
I don't know about PDF-specific attributes, but for details of TrueType (and OpenType, and ClearType), start at http://www.microsoft.com/typography/AboutFontsOverview.mspx and follow the various links.

The TrueType pages provide specifications of the structure of the font file, and of (most of) the various tables.
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MikeBroderickAuthor Commented:
I had already looked at that page. I was hoping that someone that worked with PDF would suggest where the attributes PDF needs could be found.
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