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Queries all fonts within the PDF as JSON array.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DynaPDF 10.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFontsAsJSON"; PDF { ; Flags } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Flags Pass value for combination of flags you need.
Add 4 to include font buffer data.
0 Optional


Returns JSON or error.


Queries all fonts within the PDF as JSON array.
See TPDFFontInfo structure in DynaPDF help, which we convert to JSON for you.

Keys include Ascent, AvgWidth, BaseEncoding, BaseFont, CapHeight, CharSet, CharSetSize, CIDOrdering, CIDRegistry, CIDSet, CIDSetSize, CIDSupplement, CIDToGIDMap, CIDToGIDMapSize, CMapBuf, CMapBufSize, CMapName, Descent, Encoding, FirstChar, Flags, FontBBox, FontBuffer, FontBufSize, FontFamily, FontFilePath, FontFileType, FontName, FontStretch, FontType, FontWeight, FullName, HaveEncoding, HorzWidths, HorzWidthsCount, Imported, ItalicAngle, Lang, LastChar, Leading, Length1, Length2, Length3, MaxWidth, Metadata, MetadataSize, MisWidth, Panose, PostScriptName, SpaceWidth, StemH, StemV, ToUnicode, ToUnicodeSize, VertDefPos, VertWidths, VertWidthsCount, WMode, XHeight and Index.

See also GetFontsAsJSON function in DynaPDF manual.


Query JSON:

Set Variable [ $JSON; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFontsAsJSON"; PDF ) ]

Query fonts:

Set Variable [ $pdf ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.New") ]
# Load PDF from container
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.OpenPDFFromContainer"; $pdf; PDF JSON::PDF) ]
# import a page
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.ImportPDFFile"; $pdf; 1) ]
# query all fonts:
Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.GetFieldsAsJSON"; $pdf) ]
If [ MBS("IsError") = 0 ]
    Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS("JSON.Colorize"; $JSON) ]
End If
# store in field
Set Field [ PDF JSON::JSON ; $JSON ]
# Release memory
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("DynaPDF.Release"; $pdf) ]

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Created 16th September 2020, last changed 2nd September 2022

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