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Need some kind of operation to install and manage (e.g., check if a font fits ibm i, create IBM_DataObjectFont.rat, get the name for DDS FONTNAME keyword) ttf and opentype fonts.
"Unsupported method" from technote http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1012175 does not seem to work. A font (Linux Libertine, from Windows) that I've placed in /QIBM/UserData/OS400/Fonts/TTFonts was not included in a pdf file. User index QGSTTFIDX was created. IBM_DataObjectFont.rat (or any other .rat file) was not created in UserData and not changed in ProdData.
Message CPF6DFC when printing.
Since "OpenType is the font technology that IBM is using to support presentation of Unicode" (see https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_ibm_i_73/rzalu/rzalucontruetype.htm) a native method to manage such fonts should be available. Do not rely on 3rd party products.
I need to produce documents with letters from very diverse alphabets, data CCSID 1200. Therefore I've used the ttf fonts provided with 57xxSS1 Option 43.
However, these only 4 fonts (WT Serif and WT Sans) do not include e.g. bold or italic, let alone other typefaces.
Up to date business documents need a few more options.
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