1415109 - Special characters such as "ä, ö, ü" are distorted when exporting to PDF with Arial and bold when using the Crystal Reports for Eclipse

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1415109 - Special characters such as "ä, ö, ü" are distorted when exporting to PDF with Arial and bold when using the Crystal Reports for Eclipse

Symptom

  • Special characters does not export properly to PDF.
  • When using Crystal Reports Java SK, special characters such as "ä, ö, ü" are distorted when exporting to PDF using the Arial font and bold formatting.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports for Eclipse 2.0
  • Java

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Export a report containing special characters to PDF using the Crystal Reports Java SDK's export method.
  2. The resulting PDF displays the characters incorrectly:
       
     PDF Export.png

Resolution

  • This issue is resolved with Crystal Reports for Eclipse 2.0 SP4 (CRJ SP4)

Keywords

CR for Eclipse, Cr4E, Crystal Reports Java SDK , KBA , BI-DEV-JAV , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - Java , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports, version for Eclipse 2.0