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Unicode characters are displayed as boxes in the pdf file
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Posted by teacheradvisor  · 06-02-2019 - 16:28


Unicode characters (like ð´ðµð¶ð·) are displayed fine in the HTML file but NOT in the converted PDF file. In the PDF they are displayed as boxes. Any suggestion?
Note that the html include <meta content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" http-equiv="Content-Type">


Posted by teacheradvisor  · 07-02-2019 - 02:06

Sometimes the same html file convert to PDF fine (all characters) and sometimes some Unicode characters not displayed. For example, Rightwards Arrow character is displayed fine but not the Mathematical Italic Capital A character.

Note that the input html file always displayed fine.



Posted by admin  · 07-02-2019 - 07:17


Do you see that characters in the DOCX output before transforming it into PDF? Please send to contact[at] one of the HTML contents and its DOCX output that returns a wrong PDF.

If the same character is being added correctly sometimes but not others, maybe some characters are not using UTF-8 encoding.