[reportlab-users] Font-finding kludge

David Hughes reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Wed, 27 Aug 2003 07:55 +0100 (BST)

> I regret to say that we have not yet done work to support
> OpenType, and Adobe switched to this for AR6.  So people
> will have to copy files across from an old reader installation
> to make bitmaps until we do.  It's not a small job either,
> the best fix is a move to FreeType under renderPM...
> Anyone with serious C and font skills looking for a month-long
> hobby project ? :-(
> - Andy

For information, it seems the same is true of Acrobat Reader Version 5.1  
- as I have just discovered after doing a clean install from 
AcroReader51_ENU.exe instead of over the top of Version 5.0 (AR500ENU.EXE) 
as I had done originally.


David Hughes
Forestfield Software Ltd