Missing Font Mysteries – Solved At Last!
March 9th, 2011
Have you ever experienced the frustration of opening an existing document and being confronted with a prompt for a “missing font” that you have not used in the document? Or, have you on occasion found unused fonts listed in the Fonts in Use / Usage directory of your document and wondered how they got there?
This happens to just about every designer at one time or another. It can be both frustrating and time-consuming to resolve, and the actual mystery often remains unsolved, as to why or how the unused font(s) got in there in the first place! If you don’t find the cause when the discrepancy occurs, you will probably get an email or a call from your printer requesting the missing fonts, even if you insist that they are not used in the document. Read on…