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Topic: Re: Inserting Japanese Text into Document info keys
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57512
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:26 PM

At 05:29 PM 4/17/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I have created a small app using vb that optimizes a pdf, generates
>thumbnails and is supposed to setInfo values for a given document.

OK, so you are using the IAC methods then - that may be an issue...

>This works just fine in English or other European languages but when I am
>using a Japanese version of Acrobat the text does not come through - it
>shows up as little boxes instead of text.

Correct. That's because values in the info dictionary (SetInfo
values) are either in PDFDocEncoding (basically ISO-Latin-1) OR they are in
Unicode. For Japanese, you will need to use Unicode - HOWEVER, I don't
know if you can pass that across IAC.


Leonard Rosenthol
Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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