Solved

Cyrillic Font

Posted on 2009-05-16
3
727 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I've written a Delphi application which produces PDFs containing European and Cyrillic fonts together. Transferring these PDFs to another Pc, they are correct and european and cyrillic fonts are correctly visible both.
I've also trasferred Delphi application to the same Pc, but if I generate the same PDF on this Pc cyrillic characters are wrong !
On both machines (Windows XP Pro) I've installed Italian, English and Russian languages.
Please, Have you some ideas ?
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:ccarrano
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:lherrou
ID: 24404588
ccarrano,

Are the fonts all installed on both machines? PDF files will carry the fonts needed with them (embedded), but otherwise, unless you have the fonts installed on the machine running your application, it won't be able to produce the PDF with the correct characters.

Cheers,
LHerrou
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
FactorB earned 125 total points
ID: 24405854
Try setting "Language for Non-Unicode Languages" (Control Panel>Regional and Language Options>Advanced tab) same on both machines, i.e. put the same value as on "working computer" to "non-working computer". From this point I can assume that is Russian, Serbian, Macedonian or other cyrillic language on one and English on the other computer.

Regards,
B.
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:FactorB
ID: 24417049
This name is bringing me bad luck.
Because of it I got B grade.
I knew that I should choose FactorA instead of FactorB :)
Regards B.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article surveys and compares options for encoding and decoding base64 data.  It includes source code in C++ as well as examples of how to use standard Windows API functions for these tasks. We'll look at the algorithms — how encoding and decodi…
Introduction I have seen many questions in this Delphi topic area where queries in threads are needed or suggested. I know bumped into a similar need. This article will address some of the concepts when dealing with a multithreaded delphi database…
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question