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To export a Confluence page written in a language other than English, you need to install the necessary font for that language. This means that you need to upload the font file to Confluence, as described below.

Uploading a Font File to Confluence

  1. Find the appropriate font file:
    • Windows users:All font files in Windows are stored in a directory called:

      C:\WINDOWS\Fonts
    • Unix users:All font files in Unix are stored in:

      /usr/share/fonts
    • Microsoft True Type core fonts such as Verdana can be downloaded from this page: http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/
  2. Copy the font file into a temporary folder, for example a folder on your desktop.
  3. Go to the 'PDF Export Language Support' screen in the Confluence Administration Console and upload the file you copied in step 2.
  4. Click Install.

Notes

  • The only font files supported are true type fonts and true type collections. The accepted file extensions are *.ttf and *.ttc.
  • We recommend that you use Unicode font Verdana for correct character encoding and exporting to PDF.
  • If the font file size is bigger than your current attachment size limit, you won't be able to upload it. Please increase the attachment size limit temporarily and re-upload again. An improvement of the error messaging is tracked at  CONF-24706 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

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