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2513444 - When exporting using Corbel font the PDF output format is different between CR Designer and CR for VS Winform Viewer, over lapping text


Crystal runtime SP20 produces different pdf output formatting compared to the output from Crystal Designer 2016 and CR for VS SP13


Crystal Reports for Visual Studio SP 20

Reproducing the Issue

Create a report with some static text and set the text to Corbel 8 font

Preview the report in CR Designer and note the spacing, example -

"of December 31, 2015."

Preview the report in CR for VS SP 20 Desktop application and note the spacing of some words are over lapping

"of December3 1, 2015"

In this case when copying the text from the PDF not the 3 is part of the month and a space is inserted after it.

Note: Please make sure both server1 and server 2 has following registry entry [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SAP BusinessObjects\Crystal Reports for .NET Framework 4.0\Crystal Reports\Export\PDF] "ForceLargerFonts"= dword:00000001


This issue has been escalate to R&D for a solution


cr for vs, corbel font, export to pdf, pdf , KBA , BI-RA-CR-SDK , SDK related, including Java/.NET etc. , Problem


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