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MELO XAV KARJALA JWANG PINGAN

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NAME

PDF::API2::Resource::BaseFont - Base class for font resources

METHODS

$font = PDF::API2::Resource::BaseFont->new($pdf, $name)

Return a font resource object.

$descriptor = $font->descrByData()

Return the font's FontDescriptor key structure based on the font's data.

FONT-MANAGEMENT RELATED METHODS

$name = $font->fontname()

Return the font's name (a.k.a. display name).

$name = $font->altname()

Return the font's alternative name (a.k.a. Windows name for a postscript font).

$name = $font->subname()

Return the font's subname (a.k.a. font variant, schriftschnitt).

$name = $font->apiname()

Return the font's name to be used internally (should be equal to $font->name()).

$issymbol = $font->issymbol()

Return the font's symbol flag.

$iscff = $font->iscff()

Return the font's Compact Font Format flag.

TYPOGRAPHY RELATED METHODS

($llx, $lly, $urx, $ury) = $font->fontbbox()

Return the font's bounding box.

$capheight = $font->capheight()

Return the font's capheight value.

$xheight = $font->xheight()

Return the font's xheight value.

$missingwidth = $font->missingwidth()

Return the font's missingwidth value.

$maxwidth = $font->maxwidth()

Return the font's maxwidth value.

$avgwidth = $font->avgwidth()

Return the font's avgwidth value.

$flags = $font->flags()

Return the font's flags value.

$stemv = $font->stemv()

Return the font's stemv value.

$stemh = $font->stemh()

Return the font's stemh value.

$italicangle = $font->italicangle()

Return the font's italicangle value.

$isfixedpitch = $font->isfixedpitch()

Return the font's isfixedpitch flag.

$underlineposition = $font->underlineposition()

Return the font's underlineposition value.

$underlinethickness = $font->underlinethickness()

Return the font's underlinethickness value.

$ascender = $font->ascender()

Return the font's ascender value.

$descender = $font->descender()

Return the font's descender value.

GLYPH RELATED METHODS

@names = $font->glyphNames()

Return the defined glyph names of the font.

$glNum = $font->glyphNum()

Return the number of defined glyph names of the font.

$uni = $font->uniByGlyph($char)

Return the unicode by glyph name.

$uni = $font->uniByEnc($char)

Return the unicode by the fonts encoding map.

$uni = $font->uniByMap($char)

Return the unicode by the font's default map.

$char = $font->encByGlyph($glyph)

Return the character by the given glyph name of the font's encoding map.

$char = $font->encByUni($uni)

Return the character by the given unicode of the font's encoding map.

$char = $font->mapByGlyph($glyph)

Return the character by the given glyph name of the font's default map.

$char = $font->mapByUni($uni)

Return the character by the given unicode of the fonts default map.

$name = $font->glyphByUni($uni)

Return the glyph's name by the font's unicode map. BEWARE: non-standard glyph-names are mapped onto the ms-symbol area (0xF000).

$name = $font->glyphByEnc($char)

Return the glyph's name by the font's encoding map.

$name = $font->glyphByMap($char)

Return the glyph's name by the font's default map.

$width = $font->wxByGlyph($glyph)

Return the glyph's width.

$width = $font->wxByUni($uni)

Return the unicode's width.

$width = $font->wxByEnc($char)

Return the character's width based on the current encoding.

$width = $font->wxByMap($char)

Return the character's width based on the font's default encoding.

$wd = $font->width($text)

Return the width of $text as if it were at size 1.

@widths = $font->width_array($text)

Return the widths of the words in $text as if they were at size 1.

STRING METHODS

$utf8_string = $font->utfByStr($string)

Return the utf8-string from string based on the font's encoding map.

$string = $font->strByUtf($utf8_string)

Return the encoded string from utf8-string based on the font's encoding map.

$pdf_string = $font->textByStr($text)

Return a properly formatted representation of $text for use in the PDF.