Re: [artworks] PDF import and multi-page feedback

  • From: Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:55:48 +0200

In message <3444c3aa4f.Chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Chris Terran <chris.terranova@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I've just built a single AW multi-page file from a number (24) of
> single-page PDFs, some with inserted Draw files containing only text
> (exported via TechWriter's save-as-Draw facility; original text is a
> Word file).

> Most pages came out fine, but a couple of problems occurred:

> * Ligatures from the PDFs (eg "fi") and printers' apostrophes don't
>    come out. I surmise that's connected with the incomplete font
>    implementation, and will be fixed ultimately.

Thanks for the report. Yes, I must have missed that. At the moment, 
ligatures are not imported due to an incorrect encodings table used by 
the PDF importer. All other characters should be fine.

> * Perhaps more seriously, a couple of the pages won't print correctly,
>    with some or all of the text missing (sourced from both the PDFs
>    and the Draw import). The text *does* show up in a PDF saved from
>    AW, which displays and prints correctly.

> I can't really make the file publicly available, I'm afraid (it's
> work-related), but I can send it to Martin if necessary.

Yes, please let me have a look. Both the original PDF and the imported 
file please.

Martin Wuerthner           MW Software          lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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