add new type to FOP

how can i add a new type family to the FOP processor?
i need Arial for company standards, but i can only select from:
Helvetica, Times, Courier, Symbol, ZapfDingbats
i tried to enter Arial manually in the xml file but it was of no use

Hi Martin,

Arial is the default as far as I can see. You can type fontfamilies, which are not in the selection box. Application designer simply sets what you enter as attribute value for the attribute


of the corresponding


This means, application designer only forwards the fonts. The final rendering is done by the corresponden apache-fop implementation used in Application Designer. (

Best Regards,