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Old 12-13-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
Steve Rindsberg
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Default Having trouble with OTF fonts in Windows since 12 December?

MS released an update that's supposed to fix potential security problems with OTF fonts.
The update, it turns out, causes the fonts to disappear in some circumstances. It's a real problem in PowerPoint; may or may not be in other Office apps/other Windows apps.

In any case, if you see any oddball text behavior, check to see if you're using an OTF. If so, try substituting a TTF. If that makes the problem go away, visit this page, just put up by my friend Troy Chollar:

http://thepowerpointblog.com/2012/12...fonts-not-seen

It explains which update caused the problem and how to remove it. Removing the update removes the problem.

MS has been made aware of the issue.

   
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