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Set Marathi font (Regional language) to PDF

Posted on 2011-03-11
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I am using itext in my java application for pdf. I want to use Marathi font 'DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship' which is ISM V6 font and it is true type & 'Open type' font (Unicode support UTF16) Marathi is a Indian Language.
I wrote code as,

FontFactory.register("C:/Windows/Fonts/DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship.ttf", "DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship");
Font tempFont = FontFactory.getFont("DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship", BaseFont.CP1252, BaseFont.EMBEDDED);
System.out.println("tempFont = " + tempFont.getFamilyname());

but its not working. Please help
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by:CEHJ
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Is this font file available for us to test?
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by:objects
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looks ok
try this example to embed a font and let me know how it goes

One thing to check it that you are using the correct font encoding
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by:Aurii
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because of extension '.ttf' to font 'DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship.ttf' its' not possible to attached font file. If possible please send me your mail ID for same.
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shouldn't be any need to see the font
did you try the code above?  did that embed the font ok?
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by:Aurii
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'Open type' font ( UTF16 support) Marathi (a Indian Language).
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try changing the encoding to BaseFont.IDENTITY_H
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code is here....

         FontFactory.register("C:/Windows/Fonts/DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship.ttf", "DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship");

             
            Font tempFont = FontFactory.getFont("DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship", BaseFont.CP1252,     BaseFont.EMBEDDED);
            System.out.println("tempFont="+tempFont.getFamilyname());
           
           
   PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("¿¿¿¿", FontFactory.getFont("DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship", BaseFont.CP1257,  BaseFont.EMBEDDED, 24, Font.BOLD)));
           
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Font tempFont = FontFactory.getFont("DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship", BaseFont.IDENTITY_H,     BaseFont.EMBEDDED);
System.out.println("tempFont="+tempFont.getFamilyname());
PdfPCell cell = new PdfPCell(new Phrase("¿¿¿¿", FontFactory.getFont("DVOTYogeshIL_N_Ship", BaseFont.IDENTITY_H,  BaseFont.EMBEDDED, 24, Font.BOLD)));
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by:Aurii
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"BaseFont.IDENTITY_H,"  It's not  working properly  ;sequence of alphabet has been change.
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what result did you get when you run the code in the link I posted above?
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by:Aurii
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If I write " ¿¿¿¿ " through my code then in Pdf it prints wrong word. I have attached the Pdf where the Title is printed wrong instead of " ¿¿¿¿ " ..
bill1.pdf
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by:Aurii
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If I write " ¿¿¿¿ " through my code then in Pdf it prints wrong word. I have attached the Pdf where the Title is printed wrong instead of " ¿¿¿¿ " ..
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by:objects
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can you explain exactly how it is wrong
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The solution solved 20% of my problem. I solved my problem by me own
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