From: Chris Lilley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Aug 29 2004 - 23:46:53 PDT
On Friday, August 6, 2004, 11:19:51 PM, Bob wrote:
BS> I have XML documents that are primarily Chinese but with occasional English
BS> words or phrases. The current font we use to render these documents contains
BS> both Chinese and Latin letters, but the Latin letters are of poor quality.
BS> We would like to substitute a better font for the English characters.
BS> I understand that with XSL-FO 1.0 you can provide a comma-separated list of
BS> font names in the font-family property. However, one cannot designate
BS> specific characters or ranges to be rendered in the secondary fonts. In
BS> other words, if a character is found in the primary font, that font will be
So, put your preferred Latin font first in the list. That is why it is a
list. Put your Chinese font second.
BS> I would like to avoid having to put all the English words within fo:inlines
BS> to switch fonts. So we are considering using something like Fontographer to
BS> edit the (open source) Chinese font to remove the Latin characters. I
BS> believe this will then force XEP to switch to the secondary font-family when
BS> a Latin character is encountered in the input. Is this a sound strategy?
Do your preferred Latin fonts have any Chinese glyphs in them?
BS> Has anyone attempted this?
It should not be necessary.
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