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To: "John S. Milligan" <john_milligan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <framers@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: About "missing fonts"...
From: "Theun Fleer" <t.fleer@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 09:06:15 +0100
Thread-Topic: About "missing fonts"...
hi John try Thomas Michanek's framers page, http://go.to/framers and following the link "How to handle unavailable fonts (updated on October 18, 2003)" maybe the answer can be found there :-) groet Theun > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of John S. Milligan > Sent: vrijdag, 14 november 2003 01:02 > To: email@example.com > Subject: About "missing fonts"... > > > Greetings: > > Having recently been made aware of this list, (and enjoying the digest > immensely) I am submitting my first question to you all for > your input. > It's about that olde bugaboo-- retaining the fonts in Frame > files moved from > one OS to another (Mac to Windows). > > The background: I've installed FrameMaker 7 on both Windows > XP and Mac OS 9 > computers. I've also installed Type 1 fonts (from Adobe) on > both. (Type 1, > not OpenType or any other type.) > > The plan: If I encounter problems in production work on the > main machine > (Mac OS), I'd transfer the files to the PC and see if I can > get my work > done. > > The goal: to produce bullet-proof Acrobat files and > print-ready PostScript > from our various books. > > The problem's origin: Using "ancient" legacy files (from > Frame 4 and 5 on > Mac OS), the writers have updated and added new content > (using Frame 6 and 7 > on Mac OS X/Classic OS 9.2.) I tried to screen out the old > fonts with new > font references throughout (including Reference pages). > > The problem's gist: I try to open copies of the files in Windows > FrameMaker, and the "missing fonts/replace with existing fonts?" alert > dialog box appears. > > My plaintive cry: However do I find and fix these "missing" fonts? > > Note: I've ransacked Body, Reference and Master pages, and > turned Tables > inside out. I did save one file as MIF, but had *NO* idea what I was > looking at. There were bogus references to legacy fonts, but > I had no idea > what to cut and what NOT to cut. (I suspect the MIF files > might be the > trick, but working with them is no treat for a novice MIF-er > like myself.) > > Your help would be much appreciated! > > -- John Milligan > Production Arts > FileMaker, Inc. > --------- > > My systems: > 1) Mac G3, OS 9.1, FrameMaker 7, various Adobe Type 1 fonts, > TIFF screen > shots, EPS concept art > 2) PC, WinXP, FrameMaker 7, etc. etc. (see above) > > > ** To unsubscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org ** > ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. ** > ** To unsubscribe, send a message to email@example.com ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **