Another solution would be to install them from the \Frame folder.
A collection of fonts are in the same place on the 7 system I'm
working on right now, but installing made them available to everything
and consolidated the files into the \Fonts folder.


On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 3:16 PM, Linda G. Gallagher
<lindag at> wrote:
> Bingo! That was the answer. Now the bold looks, well, bold when I print the
> PDF.
> I didn't dig deep enough in the FM folder to find where the fonts were.
> Silly me, I didn't think they'd be that buried if FM installed fonts. My
> bad.
> Thanks, Paul!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces at
> [mailto:framers-bounces at] On Behalf Of Paul Findon
> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 1:11 PM
> To: FrameUsers List
> Subject: Re: Adobe Garamond font in bold doesn't distill properly
> On 17 Jun 2008, at 19:13, Linda G. Gallagher wrote:
>> I created a new template recently and selected Adobe Garamond for
>> my body
>> text. I created a bold character tag and set it to As Is, then
>> selected Bold
>> for the weight. When I created a PDF, all of the bold text was all
>> weird
>> (oddly spaced in a supposed monospaced font).
>> After looking into that, I found that the only Weight option for
>> the Adobe
>> Garamond font was actually Semibold, so I changed the character tag to
>> Semibold, but I'm seeing the same results when I create a PDF. All
>> looks
>> fine on-screen and when printing a laser printer from FM, so it
>> must be
>> something related to Acrobat.
>> In looking at my Distiller options, I don't see any of the Adobe fonts
>> listed in the Embedding field on the Fonts screen. I think these
>> fonts came
>> with FM 8 (I see several Adobe fonts in FM 8), because I don't
>> think I had
>> them before I installed FM 8.
>> I can't seem to find where these Adobe fonts are installed, and I'm
>> not sure
>> how to resolve this PDF issue. Of course, I can change to a different
>> Garamond (I do have another), but I'd like to understand the
>> problem and
>> solution better, in case I really want to use these Adobe fonts in the
>> future
> Hi Linda,
> For some reason, the OpenType fonts bundled with FrameMaker 8,
> including Adobe Garamond Pro, reside in
> C:\Program Files\Adobe\FrameMaker8\fminit\fonts\adobe\
> which, in addition to making them not available to non-Adobe programs
> such as Office, also means that Distiller can't find them.
> To fix this, go to Distiller > Settings > Font Location, and add the
> above font location.
> That's what I had to do to get the bundled Minion Pro and Myriad Pro
> to embed.
> Paul
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