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Re: [vox-tech] Hebrew TrueType fonts and AbiWord bidi 1.0.0
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Re: [vox-tech] Hebrew TrueType fonts and AbiWord bidi 1.0.0



On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 08:48:38PM -0700, Ken Bloom wrote:
> I'm trying to convince AbiWord to print hebrew characters, to no 
> success. Using a Font "David" that contains hebrew characters, I typed 
> the message "This is the "David" font." followed by four hebrew letters. 
> When I printed to file (with fonts embedded) and viewed this document 
> using gv, I saw the message "This is the "David" font" but did not see 
> any hebrew characters. I tested the hebrew characters in both 
> Left-to-Right and Right-to-Left (the way they're supposed to be printed) 
> to see whether that was the problem, but that did not improve the situation.
> 
> The characters display just fine in AbiWord, but not in ghostscript and 
> they don't print to my Deskjet 932c printer (using ghostscript+gimp-print).
> 
> Any ideas how to make this work?

Which version of AbiWord are you using? GTK or GNOME build? (They use
different postscript-rendering engines.)

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