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El Forum

Hey there

Did somebody use once the R&OS;pdf class? Officially, there is no utf-8 support. But at least the latin-chars (and not only ASCII) I would have expected to work. But as soon as I have e.g. Umlaut (ä,ö,ü), it is not properly rendered in the pdf.

Any advice?

Happy new year!

El Forum

Hmm ok, I figured out: the problematic string comes from a language-file, which is encoded in utf-8. I simply convert it before sending it to the pdf-class:

iconv( "UTF-8", "ISO-8859-1//TRANSLIT", 'my string with öäü etc.')

Why can't everything be utf? Smile