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|Summary:||[zh] Chinese text replaced by blank characters in PDF|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Ruediger Landmann <rlandman>|
|Component:||fop||Assignee:||Lillian Angel <langel>|
|Status:||CLOSED DUPLICATE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||11||CC:||dchen, fonts-bugs, i18n-bugs, langel, me, petersen, tfujiwar|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2010-05-20 02:31:19 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Ruediger Landmann 2009-06-30 20:53:35 EDT
Description of problem: When you build a PDF in zh-CN, the body text appears as blank characters. Chinese characters appear in the headings. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Publican 0,44 How reproducible: 100% Steps to Reproduce: 1. Make any PDF in zh-CN Actual results: PDF is built correctly, but the body text appears blank. Expected results: Body text should contain Chinese characters. Additional info:
Comment 1 Ruediger Landmann 2009-06-30 20:54:58 EDT
Created attachment 350038 [details] Sample PDF in zh-CN
Comment 2 Jeff Fearn 2009-07-27 23:20:26 EDT
This is because the font changed to a TTC (True Type Collection) and the FOP shipped in fedora can not automatically load TTCs. The trunk version of FOP can auto load TTCs as detailed at http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/fop/trunk/fonts.html
Comment 3 Ding-Yi Chen 2010-03-08 19:56:43 EST
I've download the pdf, and find out the pdf is not even built correctly. If the only problem is font, you can still copy-paste the content to gedit and see the proper text, however, what I got when pasting the Preface 1. (from demo.pdf) is: 1. \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff 1 \uffff PDF \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff Liberation \uffff\uffff \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff Liberation \uffff\uffff\uffff \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff HTML \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff Linux 5 \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff Liberation \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff Interesting though, if open this document with acroread, the bookmarks appears correctly, but not context.
Comment 4 Jens Petersen 2010-03-09 19:41:28 EST
Presumably same for Traditional Chinese.
Comment 5 Caius Chance 2010-03-09 20:02:27 EST
Are there any more detailed procedures to reproduce please?
Comment 6 Ruediger Landmann 2010-03-09 20:18:45 EST
Publican now avoids this issue -- see BZ#557336 To expose this bug, try building a Chinese PDF on Fedora with a version of Publican prior to 1.4
Comment 7 fujiwara 2010-04-09 05:11:12 EDT
(In reply to comment #3) > I've download the pdf, and find out the pdf is not even built correctly. > > If the only problem is font, you can still copy-paste the content to gedit > and see the proper text, however, what I got when pasting the Preface 1. (from > demo.pdf) is: > > 1. \uffff\uffff\uffff\uffff I tried to extract the text from pdf and it seems the encoding is broken. $ od -xc dump.txt 0000000 7250 6665 6361 0a65 2e31 ef20 bfbf bfef P r e f a c e \n 1 . 357 277 277 357 277 0000020 efbf bfbf bfef 0abf bfef efbf bfbf bfef 277 357 277 277 357 277 277 \n 357 277 277 357 277 277 357 277 0000040 efbf bfbf bfef efbf bfbf bfef efbf bfbf 277 357 277 277 357 277 277 357 277 277 357 277 277 357 277 277 They are 0x ef bf bf ef bf bf ef bf bf ... Probably this is duplicated of bug 557336 ? I think you can output the correct pdf with gedit or openoffice.
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 11:23:16 EDT
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