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  2. PDFBOX-5042

IllegalArgumentException when generation of appearances fails

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      java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: No glyph for U+0041 (A) in font BZZZZZ+Aladin-Regular
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDCIDFontType2.encode(PDCIDFontType2.java:372)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDType0Font.encode(PDType0Font.java:422)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDFont.encode(PDFont.java:332)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.font.PDFont.getStringWidth(PDFont.java:363)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.AppearanceGeneratorHelper.calculateFontSize(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:859)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.AppearanceGeneratorHelper.insertGeneratedAppearance(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:494)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.AppearanceGeneratorHelper.setAppearanceContent(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:422)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.AppearanceGeneratorHelper.setAppearanceValue(AppearanceGeneratorHelper.java:232)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PDTextField.constructAppearances(PDTextField.java:264)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.interactive.form.PDAcroForm.refreshAppearances(PDAcroForm.java:327)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fixup.processor.AcroFormGenerateAppearancesProcessor.process(AcroFormGenerateAppearancesProcessor.java:54)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.fixup.AcroFormDefaultFixup.apply(AcroFormDefaultFixup.java:56)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.PDDocumentCatalog.getAcroForm(PDDocumentCatalog.java:132)
      	at org.apache.pdfbox.pdmodel.PDDocumentCatalog.getAcroForm(PDDocumentCatalog.java:113)
      	at org.apache.tika.parser.pdf.PDFParser.extractMetadata(PDFParser.java:267)
      

      It happens with several files, among them the two AML files of PDFBOX-4086.

      I'm not sure if it is a bug - should we catch it? Or ignore it? Or try to generate the fields that work?

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              • Assignee:
                msahyoun Maruan Sahyoun
                Reporter:
                tilman Tilman Hausherr
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