E1: UBE: PRINT: How to Setup Custom Fonts in EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.1 and Later
Last updated on APRIL 20, 2018
Applies to:JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 9.1 and later
Information Center: Overview of Universal Batch Engine in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools and Technology Product > Information Center: Using Universal Batch Engine in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools and Technology Product > Note 1513115.2
To configure custom fonts in EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.1 and above it is no longer enough to just install the font in .../system/resources/truetype. This will cause PDF reports created on the server to not use any custom fonts even though the font file is on the server and it is configured in P98980 (Work with Fonts).
An example is a report using Arial Unicode MS font to display Chinese characters. After upgrading to tools 9.1 the report started using font AngsanaUPC in place of Arial Unicode MS.
Another issue seen with TR 9.1, for an E1 implementation using Japanese. The PDF is not printing correctly and the text is being overlapped in the report output. Although the font being used; Arial Unicode MS is a true type font and is entered correctly in P98980, the PDF is not correct.
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