Hey, how'd I get in the subject line??? ;-)

I agree that blowing out the text in MIF is drastic, though it'll
definitely solve the problem. Editing the MIF to replace the offending
font name with another one is a better route. Still, the 'remember
missing font names' quick fix will work to produce a PDF in a pinch.

On Feb 7, 2008 10:24 AM, Combs, Richard <richard.combs at polycom.com> wrote:
> Miriam Boral wrote:
> > Save the offending file as .mif and then open the .mif file with a
> > text editor to view the underlying code. Search for the missing font
> > and delete the text that uses it. Save the file and then
> > resave as .fm.
> >
> > This is the only foolproof solution I've found!
> That seems a bit drastic, compared to turning off Remember Missing Font
> Names. For one thing, you might want the text that uses that font! For
> another, the font could be referenced in, for instance, a default pgf of
> a table format -- you probably don't want to delete the table format.
> If you insist on mucking about in the MIF, a better approach would be to
> replace the font name with the one you want to use -- but you can
> accomplish the same thing -- once and for all, for all files going
> forward -- by setting the desired font substitution in maker.ini and
> then turning off Remember Missing Font Names.

Bill Swallow
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