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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Mar 6 10:15:06 CET 2016

On Sat, 5 Mar 2016, Jesus Reyes A. wrote:

> On Sat, 05 Mar 2016 14:03:49 -0600, Michael Van Canneyt 
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> This is what I get with the normal test font:
>> http://www.freepascal.org/~michael/test.pdf
>> Can you please try with the original font too, please ?
>> (freesans is freely available)
>> If that works, it would mean there is something wrong with the Arial font 
>> handling.
>> Michael.
> your file looks like the one I produced here when using "Visor de documentos" 
> which happen to be evince, this is what it looks http://ctrlv.in/722669 the 
> only change I did was adding JRAXX at the end of every P.WriteText'd string 
> where XX is the index of each instance. Seems only latin text is working.

Strange, because if I recall correctly it was tested with Cyrillic, and that worked ?

> Later I will try with other readers.

Please do, I'd welcome any hints as to what could be wrong !

(evince is one of the readers that was used to test, BTW)


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