DITA and XMetaL Discussion
IF August 15, 2011 at 8:00 pm
using ZapfDingbats font in DITA fileAugust 15, 2011 at 8:00 pmParticipants 0Replies 1Last Activity 11 years, 5 months ago
How do I tell XMetal to use a specific font, for example ZapfDingbats, for two specific words inside a topic file?
Presumably, I need to create an xsl attribute set but I don't know how to specify the font – it seems that my only choices for font-family are sans, serif, and monospaced.
I'm using XMetaL Author Enterprise 6.0 SP1 with XMetaL Enhanced PDF output format.
I can see that the ZapfDingbats font is listed in the fonts-mapping.xml file but I don't know how to specify it in my DITA topic file.
IF August 22, 2011 at 6:22 pm
Reply to: using ZapfDingbats font in DITA fileAugust 22, 2011 at 6:22 pm
I am a bit closer thanks to information gathered here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/dita-users/message/7717
For example, this is how I changed the symbol used for bullets
1. I defined a logical font “Bullets” in C:Users\[username]AppDataRoamingSoftQuadXMetaL SharedDITA_OTdemoxmfocfgfofont-mappings.xml
2. I inserted a Unicode value for the bullet (a heavy checkmark in this case) in C:Users[username]AppDataRoamingSoftQuadXMetaL SharedDITA_OTdemoxmfoCustomizationcommonvarsen_US.xml
3. I modified the definition of the attribute set ul.li__label__content in C:Users[username]AppDataRoamingSoftQuadXMetaL SharedDITA_OTdemoxmfoCustomizationfoxslcustom.xsl
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