Re: [xep-support] Mystery Font Message

From: W. Eliot Kimber (
Date: Tue Nov 12 2002 - 04:24:33 PST

David Tolpin wrote:

> Eliot,
> this means that the font name specified in AFM is not the same as one used
> and specified in fonts.xml. For Postscript output, for example, the font's name
> must match one in the metrics file.
> When a non-matching name is used, it is internally replaced with the name from the
> metrics file. To avoid the warning, write
> <font name="David-Reg"
> ttf="c:\winnt\fonts\David.ttf"
> embed="true">
> <alias name="David"/>
> </font>

Question: given that there is no .afm file for David.ttf on my system
(not in any obvious place, anyway), how would I know in advance to use
the name David-Reg instead of "David" or "David Regular" (the name as it
appears in Windows Explorer)?



W. Eliot Kimber,
Consultant, ISOGEN International
1016 La Posada Dr., Suite 240
Austin, TX  78752 Phone: 512.656.4139
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