Thanks to Art, Stuart, Fred, and Mike for your wise words. We use only PostScript printers and virtually all output is to PDF these days, so I guess there's no need to worry.
Has anyone ever experienced a problem with a particular printer/font? Paul On 24 Jul 2008, at 21:36, Mike Feimster wrote: > There is a plug-in called Set Print you can get at > http://www.sundorne.com/FrameMaker/Freeware/setPrint.htm that > allows you > set your Windows default printer to what you normally print to and > your > FrameMaker default printer to Acrobat. > > Mike > > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art > Campbell > Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:32 AM > To: Paul Findon > Cc: FrameUsers List > Subject: Re: Changing Printers > > Assuming you mostly work with PostScript printers and PDFs, if you set > the system default printer to Adobe PDF / Acrobat, you should be fine. > > The problem is that some printers have their own embedded fonts > that are > different than the system's fonts or the system's versions of those > fonts. They aren't part of the Windows system, but they can be > accessed > on the printer. If the font appears to be available to the system as a > remote resource, it'll use it. But it can't be embedded in a PDF, for > instance, and won't travel with the file to another system that > doesn't > use that printer. > > A > > On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Paul Findon <pfindon at infopage.net> > wrote: >> Framers, >> >> With Mac FrameMaker, changing the printer made no difference to >> FrameMaker in regard to fonts. With Windows FrameMaker, however, >> changing the printer causes FrameMaker to display the following >> somewhat worrying message: "The font information for your system has >> changed. This change may affect the format and output of your >> documents." >> >> Can someone please explain what's actually occurring here, how to >> avoid any pitfalls, etc? >> >> Paul >> _______________________________________________ >> > > > -- > Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com > "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent > and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. > DoD 358 > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as > mike.feimster at acstechnologies.com. > > 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/mike.feimster% > 40acst > echnologies.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.