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

silvioprog silvioprog at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 20:52:38 CET 2016

On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 3:58 PM, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>

> 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.

Now I tried on Google PDF viewer, no errors, but:


(sent a print just to you see how it is showed for me)

> Can you send me the PDF you got ?

It's a pleasure :-)

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/135304375/test.pdf .

Silvio Cl├ęcio
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