special character font change TagEditor/Power Point
Thread poster: Kristina Wolf

Kristina Wolf  Identity Verified
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Jan 7, 2010


I work with Office 2003 and TagEditor 8.0 (8.2.0 835) and sometimes have the problem that the German umlauts appear in a different font in Power Point (Arial instead of Times New Roman).

Read the previous thread, (fixing it by safing as htm and open in editor), but have been told by an Italian colleague there's a fix, changing the settings in TagEditor, only he can't remember which it is. Does anyone know it?



Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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AFAIR this is a bug with Powerpoint Jan 7, 2010

You can try to use the MS Compatibility pack for MS Office 2007 and save the file as PPT2007, then reopen it and save back as PPT2003.
But I'm not sure it this will help.


Adam Łobatiuk  Identity Verified
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Convert to HTML and back Jan 7, 2010

The only method that has been really helpful in my case is as follows. Let's assume that the unwanted font is Times New Roman and the one you want is, say, Tahoma.

1. Save the presentation in PowerPoint as HTML. This will usually produce a HTML file and a folder with other HTML files, graphics and so on.

2. Go through the HTML files in the folder with a text editor (e.g. Notepad) and replace all instances of Times New Roman with Tahoma. Save each file.

3. Open the presentation in HTML format in PowerPoint, save as PPT and enjoy your successicon_wink.gif

This really is a PowerPoint problem.

[Edited at 2010-01-07 21:20 GMT]


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