PM05140: MISSING FONTS ON ZOS
Closed as documentation error.
java on zOS includes references to nonExistant fonts. In /J5.0/lib/fonts/fonts.dir file , the TimesNewRoman and SansMonoWT fonts are listed . But,the fonts directory does not contain the fonts. This APAR describes how to install these fonts.
Two font file entries exist in the Java on z/OS sdk file $JRE/lib/fontconfig.properties.src, but the corresponding fonts do not exist in the fonts directory: # Font File Names filename.-Monotype-TimesNewRomanWT-medium-r-normal--*-%d-75-75-* -*-jisx0208.1983-0=$JRE_LIB_FONTS/tnrwt_j.ttf filename.-Monotype-SansMonoWT-medium-r-normal--*-%d-75-75-*-*-ji sx0208.1983-0=$JRE_LIB_FONTS/mtsansdj.ttf Should customers have a need for these fonts on zOS, they may purchase one of the following: Infoprint WorldType Fonts for AFP Clients or Infoprint World Type Fonts for AFP Servers as part of program 5648-E77 - Function EA970000 0014 _ World Trade AFP Clients - Function 1A970000 0013 _ World Trade AFP Servers Once the product is obtained, copy mtsdj__b.ttf from the BITMAPS directory of CD Monotype Sans Duospace WorldType and tnr_j__b.ttf from BITMAPS directory of CD Times New Roman WorldType to their workstation. Transfer the two files from the workstation to System z Rename mtsdj__b.ttf to and to mtsansdf.ttf Rename tnr_j__b.ttf to tnrwt_j.ttf . Place them in the desired fonts directory . Delete the font files from the workstation. Other Useful information: ------------------------- Font overview: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/guide/intl/addingfonts.html#ad ding Font configuration file: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/technotes/guides/intl/fontconf ig.html Physical fonts in Sun JRE: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/guide/intl/physicalfont.html
This defect will be fixed in: 5.0.0 SR12 . The fonts can also be installed as described
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JAVA 5 Z/OS 31
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JAVA 5 Z/OS 31
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