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Printing Module to PDF results in characters corruption in Requirements Composer

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to print a module which includes Japanese characters to PDF results in Japanese character corruption in IBM Rational Requirements Composer.


Japanese characters in PDF created by "Create and Print" to PDF are corrupted.


Default font using to convert Module to PDF does not include Double byte characters.

Resolving the problem

Add the following entry to rm/

Windows: UI Gothic

Linux: Gothic

Related information

A Japanese translation is available

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational DOORS Next Generation General information Linux, Windows 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4

Document information

More support for: Rational Requirements Composer
Requirements and Lifecycle Management

Software version: 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1624169

Modified date: 18 November 2013

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