Font Subseting Is Not Working

(Doc ID 1968621.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.3 to 11.1.2.2.0 [Release 10gr2 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms



ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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 Any font added in a PDF Subsetting section in uifont.ali does not get included in the PDF output as subsetted

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect the specific font(s) be included in the PDF and client machines that do not have it can seen it in the PDF output

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:


1. Edit the uifont.ali adding at the end something like the follow
...
..
[ PDF:Subset ]
"Interleaved 2 of 5" = "i.ttf"
"lbttf128L2" = "lbttf128l2.ttf"
"3 of 9 Barcode" = "3OF9_NEW.TTF"
[EOF]

2. Bounce the Reports Server
3. Run a report using desformat=PDF
4. Open the PDF to find out the barcode was Not included as Subsetted


Changes

 Added a new section of PDF Subsetting to the uifont.ali found under the oracle instance

Cause

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