[fpc-pascal] How do I test the testfppdf on Windows?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Mar 5 19:58:47 CET 2016

On Sat, 5 Mar 2016, silvioprog wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 3:38 PM, silvioprog <silvioprog at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I just created the folder "fonts" and copied the
>> "C:\Windows\Fonts\arial.ttf" into that, so I changed the line
>> "D.AddFont('FreeSans.ttf', 'FreeSans-12' to "D.AddFont('arial.ttf',
>> 'Arial", however, when I try to run the project, I get a SIGSEGV:
> To fix the SIGSEGV, I just disabled the heap (-gh) unit.

Hehe =-)

> Now I put all freetype binaries into my example folder, and after run the
> test, I got a "test.pdf" file about 654KB, but I can't open it on my Adobe
> Reader XI (latest version):
> "An error exists on this page. Acrobat may not display the page correctly.
> Please contact the person who created the PDF document to correct the
> problem."
> And got five empty pages.

Hm. I tried many PDF readers on the file. All unix based (okular,
openoffice), but also the Google docs PDF viewer and Firefox PDF reader. 
All displayed the PDF just fine.

Can you send me the PDF you got ?


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