Hi Dov Are you saying that deleting the font cache and rebooting should get rid of the symptoms for a while, regardless of the size of the font cache after reboot?
My memory of last year's posts was that you had to also reduce the size of the font cache by deleting big unused fonts. I did that a few months ago and my font cache is now around 770 KB. But a document showed the symptoms again a couple of days ago. Is that what you'd expect? Next time I have a document with symptoms, I'll try just deleting the cache and rebooting. Also, does your email mean that Adobe are hunting for those "old Windows GDI calls made by FrameMaker" to fix the bug? Thanks, Rebecca >>> "Dov Isaacs" <isaacs at adobe.com> 14/02/07 10:42 >>> The symptom was reported against FrameMaker internally. The problem has been seen in printing to PostScript printers and as such, cannot be traced in any way to Distiller (or the AdobePDF PostScript printer driver instance). The symptom is not directly reproducible; all we know is that by deleting the FNTCACHE.DAT file and rebooting, the problem goes away, at least for a while. Since FrameMaker does not and cannot directly access or manipulate the FNTCACHE.DAT file, the likely cause of the bug are old Windows GDI calls made by FrameMaker that are still supported by Windows, but in which some bug associated with font caching crept in over the years. - Dov > -----Original Message----- > From: Art Campbell [mailto:art.campbell at gmail.com] > Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 1:09 PM > To: Dov Isaacs > Cc: Framers (E-mail); FrameMaker Discussion Forum > Subject: Re: Vista and font cache > > Dov, > > Did the missing characters and the apparent link to fntcache.dat > problem ever get entered as a bug either against Frame or Acrobat > Distiller? > > Cheers, > Art > > On 2/13/07, Dov Isaacs <isaacs at adobe.com> wrote: > > Yup, it's still there! C:\Windows\System32\FNTCACHE.DAT > > > > However, it has never been a "font management scheme" but > > rather a caching mechanism for the Windows font renderer. > > > > Deleting that file and rebooting every so often apparently > > "solves" the problem of missing runs of characters when > > printing from FrameMaker. > > > > - Dov > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Art Campbell > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2007 12:24 PM > > > To: Framers (E-mail); FrameMaker Discussion Forum > > > Subject: Vista and font cache > > > > > > Could one or two of you Vista early adopters do a quick search for > > > fntcache.dat, please? > > > I'd like to know if Vista has inherited the XP font > > > management scheme.... > > > Thanks! > > > > > > Cheers, > > > Art _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as rebecca.officer at alliedtelesis.co.nz. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/rebecca.officer%40alliedtelesis.co.nz Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. NOTICE: This message contains privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the addressee named above. If you are not the intended recipient of this message you are hereby notified that you must not disseminate, copy or take any action in reliance on it. If you have received this message in error please notify Allied Telesis Labs Ltd immediately. Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender has the authority to issue and specifically states them to be the views of Allied Telesis Labs.