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Bi Publisher Not Displaying Arial Bold and Italic Font Correctly On Unix (Doc ID 1160685.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2021

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 10.1.3.4.1 to 10.1.3.4.2 [Release 10.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On BI Publisher 10.1.3.4.1
When submitting a BI publisher report on Unix, the Arial font is not displaying correctly in the PDF output.
The bold and Italic formatting is lost.

Note that on a Windows server this is not an issue.

Expected Behavior:
Report output that shows Bold and Italic

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. On a Unix environment create a template and use as font : Arial Bold and Italic.
2. Run the report.
3. Publish the output as PDF.
4. The Bold and Italic setting is not shown.


The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot create reports with Bold and Italic details

Changes

 

Cause

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