When substituting fonts, there is one important questions we need to solve…
What happens if we do not recognise the font?
There are 3 alternatives we have for handling fonts we do not have setup for substitution:-
a. Ignore the fact and use the font name. (HTMLFontMapper.IGNORE)
b. Use a default. (HTMLFontMapper.DEFAULT_ON_UNMAPPED)
c. Fail (forcing the user to fix the issue by setting up a mapping (HTMLFontMapper.FAIL_ON_UNMAPPED)
It is set by a single call when we setup HTML extraction
If you look at the code you will also see THREE currently unused options (EMBED_UNKNOWN_AS_IMAGE, EMBED_UNKNOWN_WITH_FONT, EMBED_ALL) which might whet your appetite for some possible future enhancements…
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This post is part of our “Fonts Articles Index” in these articles we explore Fonts.