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Display special symbols in PDF when using another font


in my PDF documents I need two things:

  1. Some special symbols like ≥ ≈ (which I can insert from insert > Symbol in Edit view)
  2. A custom font (that DOES contain these symbols)

Still, when I include the custom font with

@font-face {  
src: url(... path to ... fontname.otf);    
-fs-pdf-font-embed: embed;

and export to PDF, it correctly shows all the text in that font but does not show these symbols.

What can I do to make that work?

Workarounds would be okay.
Is there a way to set the custom font back to Arial just for those single symbols. I tried that by wrapping with something real stupid that won't be used anywhere else in the document (a combination of <em> and <strong>) and defined

.wiki-content p em strong {
font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
font-weight: normal;
color: red;

but still wouldn't be shown.

1 answer

Problem still existing ;-(

One thing I am still not really sure about:
Is it possible to globally change the standard Confluence font to a font of my liking?
With the result that this font will be used in PDF exports without need for any "font-family" definitions?

PS: I know the different bug reports about the "special char in PDF export" problem:


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