Re: fonts from DocBook XML
Thanx for your reply:
On Thu, 14 Apr 2005, Pierre Machard wrote:
> 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 ?
My text contains line drawings. These are better kept as EPS images than
as bit images like JPEG.
> > 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 ≠) does not help.
> Simply write it natively in UTF-8. That's how I am dealing with 'oe',
> non-breakable space and euro sign.
Uhm, how do I enter UTF-8 characters? Do you happen to know the codes for
these two characters? Mind that I write all my DocBook texts with an
> I did not find any alternative way to do that.
So this means that standard DocBook charaxter entities like these are not