Perfect TrueType/Unicode Support in PDF Exports 6 years 5 months ago #180720

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Hi All

I found a solution to solve the Chinese font of PDF exports, I think it works for other unicode font (not test).

The solution is use a small (1.5M) and elegance droidsansfallback font in TCPdf to embed it.

1. upload font to administrator\components\com_breezingforms\libraries\tcpdf\fonts\
(because TCPdf does not support .ttf format, you need convert it by ttf2ufm.exe, I just converted it and upload in attachment, you can extract 3 files to the font folder)

2. search and replace the default "helvetica" with "droidsansfallback" in administrator\components\com_breezingforms\libraries\tcpdf\config\tcpdf_config.php

that's all.

Enjoy, this is the best solution I found, the export pdf with embed font is pretty small ( less than 1M) compare to use other fonts.


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Perfect TrueType/Unicode Support in PDF Exports 6 years 5 months ago #180721

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