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Re: fonts from DocBook XML


On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 12:32:55AM +0200, A.R. (Tom) Peters wrote:
> I've written a text in DocBook XML, which I process using xsltproc and
> Norman Walsh's xsl stylesheets, and then fop.  After this step I need some
> hacking.  The reason is that I use EPS line images, and the PDF that fop
> generates does not show them.  I follow 2 ways around this, which both
> have problems:

What do you call EPS line images ?

> Then another problem: I use 2 entities from %isotech;, being ≠
> (not-equals sign) and − (minus sign).  In all cases they are not
> rendered and get replaced by a hash '#'.  I suppose I need to use a Symbol
> font, but at what stage, how, and where?  BTW replacing the entity names
> by their unicode numbers (™ and &#x2260) does not help.

Simply write it natively in UTF-8. That's how I am dealing with 'oe',
non-breakable space and euro sign.

I did not find any alternative way to do that.

                                Pierre Machard
<pmachard@debian.org>                                 http://debian.org
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