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 -- Lin Sims