The easier way to change all tags to Arial would be to go into Para Designer, set the font to Arial, and then do Commands > Global Update Options > FontProperties/All Para and Chara Entries.
(I'd make a backup copy first... CYA.) Art On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Stuart Rogers <srogers at phoenix-geophysics.com> wrote: > Gagne, Bernard (Bolton) wrote: >> Hi Frank, >> I suspect Distiller is changing your Helvetica to Times New Roman when >> you PDF because you do not actually have the Helvetica font on your >> system. It is likely residing on your physical printer and Windows is >> making available in your Frame font menu. When you print to Adobe PDF, >> or save as PDF, it cannot embed a font that is not on your system. Since >> the default font for missing fonts is Times New Roman, that is what you >> see in the finished PDF. >> You need to make Adobe PDF your default printer in FrameMaker. Even if >> you had Helvetica installed on your system, the wrapping issue might >> persist. This is due to the difference in font metrics between Distiller >> and the physical printer. Each interpret font widths and letter spacing >> differently, causing lines to wrap unexpectedly. >> > > Frank, > > In addition to Bernie's comments, you might want to install the SetPrint > plug-in from Sundorne, which will make the Distiller printer your > default within FM, without changing it in your other applications. > (Free and highly recommended.) > > http://sundorne.com/FrameMaker/Freeware/setPrint.htm > > Alternatively, you may be able to change a setting in your physical > printer's driver to prevent it from reporting its fonts to Windows. Our > old Lexmark had such a setting, but I'm sure it varies in > name/location/availability by manufacturer and model. > > You also asked how to "change all fonts in every [tag] to Arial in one > fell swoop." > > The only way I know of is to save the file as MIF, open in a text > editor, and do a search/replace, then save and reopen in FM. HOWEVER, > you must take into account the possible variations in your font names > for bold, bolded, oblique, obliqued, etc. There's room for much > complication, depending on the fonts. The names must be exactly > correct, or FM will report fonts not found. > > HTH, > > -- > Stuart Rogers > Technical Communicator > Phoenix Geophysics Limited > Toronto, ON, Canada > +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 > > srogers phoenix-geophysics com > > In matters of politics, I never believe anything until it's officially > denied. > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.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/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > -- 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