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Topic: Re: creating PDF files via a server and ASP
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56794
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:21 PM

At 12:17 AM 11/24/2001 +1100, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>However on experimentation of using com components supplied by ActivePDF,
> there seems no way to handle non-standard fonts.
>ActivePDF just replaces non standard fonts with a standard font like arial.

Oh really???

>Does anyone know of a web based solution where a user can upload a word
>document through a web browser, non-standard fonts are uploaded or
>embedded and then thsi document is converted to PDF.

The only other document conversion tool that I know of is AdLib
Sentinel from AdLib Systems ( I would expect
that it would require the fonts to be installed on the system as well, or
at least embedded in the Word file.

NOTE: uploading of fonts can raise legal/licensing issues - and
you should avoid it like the plague!


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