Solved

Office 2010

Posted on 2013-01-14
4
802 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-14
I have downloaded a new font 'Gotham Book' for use with Powerpoint 2010.  This worked effectively when I created a powerpoint presentation and I saved it to a network location.

Other users on the network can open and edit the document and the 'Gotham Book' font is showing as the current font, however when I re-open the presentation from the machine I downloaded the font to, the font shows incorrectly.

Please help.
0
Comment
Question by:adding7
4 Comments
 
LVL 52

Expert Comment

by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 38774344
If you installed the font properly, you should be able to use it in other programs like word.   Maybe you saved your font on the network location and not locally.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:David Carr
ID: 38774355
What format is the PowerPoint being saved in? Older versions may not include the font when doing "Save As..." Be sure to select "Embed fonts in the file" if you and/or others are saving as an older version. If the font is restricted it will not work and you will have to choose a replacement.
0
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
Echo_S earned 500 total points
ID: 38774963
If this is a web font, it won't work in PowerPoint.

As for embedding the font, only true type fonts can be embedded, and then only if the licensing allows it. Here's more on fonts and how PPT handles them:

http://www.pptfaq.com/FAQ00076_Embedding_fonts.htm

Ah, googling the font -- seems it's not a web font. So since the problem occurs after editing, try embedding the font as gkrew suggested (although it doesn't matter if you're saving as an older version or not -- you'd still have to select this option for the file).

If the problem still occurs, I'm betting the licensing doesn't support edit-embeddable. I don't have Gotham Book, or I'd check it. The FAQ I linked to just above has a link to a utility you can use to see the embed level and other properties: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/TrueTypeProperty21.mspx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:adding7
ID: 38775358
Really helpful with excellent detail.
0

Featured Post

How to improve team productivity

Quip adds documents, spreadsheets, and tasklists to your Slack experience
- Elevate ideas to Quip docs
- Share Quip docs in Slack
- Get notified of changes to your docs
- Available on iOS/Android/Desktop/Web
- Online/Offline

Join & Write a Comment

Recently Microsoft released a brand new function called CONCAT. It's supposed to replace its predecessor CONCATENATE. But how does it work? And what's new? In this article, we take a closer look at all of this - we even included an exercise file for…
This article descibes how to create a connection between Excel and SAP and how to move data from Excel to SAP or the other way around.
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating envelopes and labels, with multiple names and addresses. Navigate to the “Start Mail Merge” button in the Mailings tab: Follow the step-by-step process until asked to find the address doc…
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on a single skill level and learn how to simulate a series of sales calls dependent on two skill levels. Simulating Independent Sales Calls: Enter .75 into cell C2 – “skill leve…

760 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now