[XeTeX] Finding a font version

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 12:18:52 CEST 2014

2014-10-12 11:59 GMT+02:00 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
> If you have FontForge, you can opeb the PDF file with it, it will present
> you with a list of the fonts in the PDF, select the one you want and you
> should be able to open it and check its properties. If the font had its
> version correctly set, it should be there.
Thank you. I managed to open the font from PDF but the Element/Font
info/Version is empty. I tried a commercial font from Adobe from the
same PDF file and it is empty too.

> Regards,
> Khaled
> On Oct 12, 2014 11:46 AM, "Zdenek Wagner" <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> some time ago GNU FreeFont worked well with Devanagari but I did not
>> write the exact version used. Recently I have updated to the latest
>> revision from the repository and there are problems again. I no longer
>> have the working version of the font, only a few files. The log file
>> does not display the font version and I do not know whether it is
>> possible to extract the font information from PDF. It would be very
>> useful fr reporting the bugs.
>> The PDF files can be found at these web pages:
>> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz/ArunakashKaRasta/
>> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz/cze-dvng-xkb/
>> The latter seems to be built with TeX Live 2012 and thus with the old
>> version of GNU FreeFont that does not work with HarfBuzz but I am not
>> sure. Can anyone help?
>> --
>> Zdeněk Wagner
>> http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/
>> http://icebearsoft.euweb.cz
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Zdeněk Wagner

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