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RE: Michanek's procedures to locate missing fonts

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Jim Stauffer
Sr. Technical Writer
Sunnyvale, CA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fred Ma [mailto:fma@doe.carleton.ca]
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 3:39 PM
> To: framers@omsys.com
> Subject: Michanek's procedures to locate missing fonts
> Hello, again,
> It's probably obvious that I'm doing major thesis proposal
> writing right now.  I must have used the forum a dozen
> times in a few days.
> I am running into snags following Michanek's procedure to
> banish unavailable fonts:
> http://w1.184.telia.com/~u18407300/fonts/unavailable.html
> I'd like to locate these fonts.  The solaris xterm says
> the offending font is "Symbol Bold".  I set the
> preferences to not remember missing fonts and opened
> the document.  From within the document, I confirmed
> that the missing fonts would not be remembered.
> I tried generating a list of references for the fonts.
> There is no such font.  Though I do have Symbol fonts.
> An attempt to find Symbol*Bold also turns up nothing.
> I tried the Find/Change window.  I searched for a
> character format, pressed shift-F8 to set everything to
> As-Is, and chose Symbol family (there is no Symbol Bold
> family).  I made sure the weight was Bold.  This did
> not turn up anything in the Body, Master, or reference
> pages.
> I saved the file as MIF and did a text search for
> Symbol Bold.  Nothing came up.  I also searched for
> Symbol.*Bold, which in vim searches for any line in
> which the word Bold follows the word Symbol.  Nothing
> came up.
> I even tried Symbol\_.*Bold, which searches for Symbol
> followed by Bold, not necessarily on the same line.
> But the result was too confusing because there are too
> many lines in between.
> Regardless of whether I open the file from the book
> window or from the list of references for fonts, I
> always get told that Symbol Bold will be replaced by
> Symbol.  Could that be the reason that I can't find the
> font, even though the nonbold Symbol is not remembered
> upon saving?  I'm inclined to think not because these
> methods of locating the offending font are from the web
> page.  The same advice was given in response a posting
> of mine from years past.
> Thanks in advance for feedback on this.  I've sent this
> to comp.text.frame, framers@omsys.com, and
> adobe.framemaker.
> Fred
> -- 
> Fred Ma, fma@doe.carleton.ca
> Carleton University, Dept. of Electronics
> 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
> Canada, K1S 5B6
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