Learning Xojo

If you want to use the fantastic DynaPdf Xojo Plugin from MBS be aware that you have to tell the plugin where to find the fonts.

It is documented in the plugin but a bit hard to find, and that sad news are that you won’t get an error message, the creation of the pdf is just not working.

Installing the Microsoft fonts on Ubuntu

It is a simple as executing the following command:

sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

You will find the newly installed fonts under the following path:

/usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts

Customization in Xojo

Ensure that you are telling the plugin where to find the fonts. In the above example your Xojo Code has to look like follows:

var pdf as new DynaPDFMBS

if TargetLinux then
  call pdf.AddFontSearchPath "/usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts", true
end if

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