Wingdings not exported correctly in PDF by Crystal Reports XI JRC in Linux

10-11  Source: Network gathering  Views:20 

Advertisement
I have a report that contains checkmark and scissor character from Wingdings/Wingdings 2. The PDF file is generated via a program using Crystal Reports' Java Reporting Component. When I am testing it in my machine (Windows), the checkmark and scissors characters are shown correctly. But using our Linux Redhat server generates a "P" instead of the checkmark and a quotation mark instead of the scissors.
With the thought that Crystal Reports XI JRC do font indexing instead of subsetting/embedding, my idea was that there was no installed Wingdings font in the Linux server. I've replicated the case in my Windows machine by removing the Wingdings font.
With that knowledge, I've installed the Wingdings (*.ttf files) font in the Linux server and executed commands like ttmkfdir (as instructed in some tutorials). I've verified that in Applications -> Preference -> Fonts that the Wingdings fonts are selectable. But when I generated again my PDF file, the correct fonts are still not rendered correctly. Is there anything more I need to do for the JRC to recognize the Wingdings font in Linux.
Migrating to the Crystal Reports for Eclipse released last Jan 2009 is not a possible option.
First check is to ensure the Java JVM can see the font.  The Java SDK comes with the JFC demo Font2DTest.  Do the fonts show up there?
Note that the Java JRE has a lib/fonts directory, where you can place TrueType fonts that the JRE then would use.
Sincerely,
Ted Ueda
Related articles
  • Wingdings not exported correctly in PDF by Crystal Reports XI JRC in Linux 10-11

    I have a report that contains checkmark and scissor character from Wingdings/Wingdings 2. The PDF file is generated via a program using Crystal Reports' Java Reporting Component. When I am testing it in my machine (Windows), the checkmark and scissor

  • Devanagari font in layed out in Indesign (using IndicPlus) does not export correctly to a PDF. 10-11

    Namaste InDesign gurus,       I have a problem at hand. Wondering if anyone has encoutered similar problem before? Any help is greatly appreciated. And if you're in San Francisco bay area - I can buy you a lunch :-) Short description: Devanagari font

  • Issue while exporting report in PDF using crystal report XI 10-11

    Hello, I am facing issue while exporting a report to PDF through crystal report XI. Reports are generating properly in the crystal report browser but when I am exporting the reports in PDF or trying to get print by clicking on print button, reports n

  • Acrobat/Indesign does not export correct into the selected output intention (eci_iso_coated_v2_300) 10-11

    I use the CS6 suite with Acrobat XI at windows platform. When I want to save a file from InDesign as .pdf with output intention eci_iso_coated_v2_300 the result is a .pdf with more than 300% ink coverage. I tried to transform the result in Acrobat XI

  • Create PDF from Crystal Reports 11-30

    Hi, We are using Crystal Reports XI with Adobe Acrobat Professional 8. When we create a pdf from crystal reports its giving crw32.exe encountered problem. Reinstall both the softwares are not useful. Adobe support professional says problem could be i

  • JNDI error while generating pdf from crystal reports in java 10-11

    Hi, i want to generate PDF from crystal reports in java. I have the .PDF file with database configured into the report. Following details are available in report. 1. Server Name      = testdb 2. Database Name  = testdb 3. User 4. Password I am using

  • Variable Text not working as dynamic header in Crystal report 10-11

    Dear Experts, I'm working Crystal report that connected to Query BEX SAP BW trough SAP integration kit, currently i have case that need report dynamic header using variable text from BEX query, but seem the variable text not working in Crystal report

  • Secure PDF from Crystal Reports 11-30

    What's the best way to secure a .pdf from Crystal Reports? I'm using reportdocument.exporttostream(ExportFormatType.PortableDocFormat) in vb.net(VS2005) to create an IO.MemoryStream which is then sent via email. I'd like to add a password to this fil

  • MENU NOT FOUND [ 66000-27] in Manage Crystal Report 11-30

    Hi All, I had installed crystal report add-on in my SAP Business One System but when I am going to Adminstration > Crystal Report Administration > Manage Crystal Report, I am getting the following error as - MENU NOT FOUND 66000-27. Please note that

  • Dotted line is not exported correctly form Indesign to pdf 11-30

    My dotted lines do not export as exactly round dots but with kind of "erroded" outlines. Has anyone encountered the same problem yet? How can I solve it? I used the "export for high res print preset". Thanx!With "manually", B

  • CS6 ID not exporting correct document size to PDF 11-30

    I created a 6.25 in wide doc in ID, exported it to PDF. PDF printed doc at 5.5 in wide. I sent PDF file to coworker, who printed it to several other printers in office: same wrong-sized results. Packaged and emailed original ID doc to our local print

  • Which functions and features in Numbers are NOT exported correctly to Excel? 10-11

    I wish to know EXACTLY which functions I use in a Numbers sheet WILL FAIL to export correctly to an Excel or Neoffice spreadsheet. For instance, I created a Numbers spreadsheet using prolific use of the IFERROR function. However, when I EXPORT to XLS

  • Problems in exporting Urdu data to pdf through Crystal Report  2008 10-11

    Hi, We have a designed a crystal report in latest Crystal Report SP2. The database used is MS Access, the data is in Urdu langauge. The data is displayed properly on crystal report main preview. The problem is only when we export the report to PDF th

  • Error  while exporting in pdf in crystal report XI 10-11

    Post Author: Siddheswar CA Forum: General hi I am getting the following error in crystal report XI while exporting to pdf. The Error: Method 'ISCREditableRTFExportFormatOptions_reserved5' on type 'CrystalDecisions.ReportAppServer.ReportDefModel.Edita

  • Report with Summary & Detail - Exporting to PDF in Crystal Report 10-11

    Hi, I am using Crystal Reports XI (release 2). I am trying out a report with Summary and Detail sections. Requirement: 1.     Report should display both Summary and Detail Sections 2.     Summary section should be displayed first followed by Detail S

  • Error exporting to PDF from Crystal Reports 2008 10-11

    Hi, We are getting following error while exporting Crystal report to the PDF and preview in IE: Description: Failed to export to a pdf file -- Selected exporter does not support one of the features used in this report. MyReport {DCA37817-1414-45A7-8D

  • Error in Export to PDF for crystal reports 11-30

    Hi All,             I have created one Crystal Report & on other side i have created a windows form & kept crystal report viewer on it.so through my coding i'm setting the crystal report to get loaded into viewer on runtime.so in runtime i can con

  • Hyperlinks not saved correctly in PDF and Excel 10-11

    Hi, I have a few reports with hyperlinks to other reports that contain multiple input parameters, which makes the links very long. ( greater than 400 characters ) When the reports are saved as excel, I am unable to invoke the child report on clicking

  • Internal Links in HTML Document Not Working Correctly in PDF 10-11

    I have an HTML document that contains internal links (basically a Table of Contents). When the document is displayed in a browser, the internal links work correctly. However, when I use Acrobat 8 Professional to create a PDF version from the HTML sou

  • Text layers not saved correctly as PDF from PS? 10-11

    I frequently save layouts I do in Photoshop as PDF's. Lately I very often will discover the text does not display correctly in the PDF. One or two lines of text will display as white with a thin black outline, rather than as the basic solid black I'd