Re: [xep-support] problem with Batik SVG's that use small fonts

From: Ashot Darbinian (
Date: Thu Oct 14 2004 - 05:25:40 PDT

  • Next message: Konrad Rokicki: "Re: [xep-support] problem with Batik SVG's that use small fonts"

    Hi Konrad,

    I was not able to reproduce the problem. Using XEP-3.8 and XEP-4.0
    I get good PDF files.

    Which version of the XEP are you using?

    Best regards
    Ashot Darbinyan

    Konrad Rokicki wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I have a problem using XEP to render an SVG created using Batik
    > (actually JFreeChart then exported with Batik). I am using a very
    > simple fo with <fo:external-graphic> to include the SVG. Basically,
    > when I set the font size to 12 it works fine. If I change it to 10
    > then XEP creates a PDF (with no errors) but then when I open it in
    > Acrobat I get this error:
    > "There was an error processing a page. Error while parsing a Form,
    > Type 3 font, or Pattern."
    > The SVG does not show up after that.
    > Going back and manually replacing instances of "font-size:10" with
    > "font-size:12" in the SVG itself does not work. It appears that Batik
    > is generating the SVG somewhat differently for the smaller font size.
    > Since the SVG renders fine in IE and other programs, I assume the
    > problem is with the PDF not the SVG.
    > I'd like to know if anyone else has had this problem and is there a
    > fix? I'm including a sample SVG below that produces an error. I'm not
    > sure if I can use attachments on this list or I could include the
    > resulting PDF as well.
    > Thanks,
    > Konrad
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