As I recall, I had the same problem with that until I actually copied
the old Dingbats.pfm/pfb font files from my home computer to the
windows\fonts folder on my work machine. Prior to invoking the sneaker
net, I was able to see the symbol I selected in FM documents when I
was at home, but couldn't at work. In both cases, the machines are
Windows XP, SP3, with FM 8.277.

I can probably send you a zip of those files if you want.

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Steve Rickaby
<srickaby at wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> I raised the ATM issue with Brian...
>
>>Thanks for persevering. ? Update to info below.
>>
>>I have just uninstalled ATM and restarted PC & App but it has made no
>>difference. I am using Adobe Acrobat 3D v7.0.7. ? My new PC has Win XP Pro 
>>SP2. All programs have been clean installed and fonts reinstalled.
>>
>>I do not think FM7.1 is seeing the symbol/zapfdingbat fonts even though
>>it is listing them. I have just added some symbols using ANSI code and it 
>>works OK on Standard Character Set but gives either nothing or the wrong 
>>symbol when it comes from the Symbol and Dingbat Sets.
>>
>>Having read the comments below re Open Type I am beginning to wonder if
>>it is loss of functionality in FM7 that was restored in later versions.
>>What do you and your gurus think?
>
> [I have replied that my FrameMaker installation, 7.0p577 for Mac, has no 
> problems with OpenType fonts.]
>
>>If this is indeed the case, I will have to put a case forward to our
>>management as we are using FM7 as the global standard and most of our
>>legacy manuals & templates use zapfdingbats/symbols.
>>
>>Other than in the Designer, is there anywhere else in Fm that can alter
>>where the program looks for fonts?
>
> --
> Steve



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