Framemaker font issues
Thread poster: CML

CML  Identity Verified
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Jun 18, 2004

Just curious if anyone knows of any workarounds to get FrameMaker to display fonts correctly (on a US operating system)for languages such as: Polish, Slovak, Turkish etc..
Any ideas or tips you can suggest would be much appreciated.


 

Brandis (X)
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Adobe Fontfolio Jun 18, 2004

CML wrote:

Just curious if anyone knows of any workarounds to get FrameMaker to display fonts correctly (on a US operating system)for languages such as: Polish, Slovak, Turkish etc..
Any ideas or tips you can suggest would be much appreciated.
Hi! Try Adobe´s Fontfolio, here you will find everything. I do not know about turkish. Intro polish, slovakian or turkish keyboards and fontset.
Greets
brandis


 

CML  Identity Verified
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Thanks for the suggestion Jun 20, 2004

Brandis wrote:

CML wrote:

Just curious if anyone knows of any workarounds to get FrameMaker to display fonts correctly (on a US operating system)for languages such as: Polish, Slovak, Turkish etc..
Any ideas or tips you can suggest would be much appreciated.
Hi! Try Adobe´s Fontfolio, here you will find everything. I do not know about turkish. Intro polish, slovakian or turkish keyboards and fontset.
Greets
brandis




Thanks for the info. I'll look into Fontfolio.


 

Roberta Anderson  Identity Verified
Italy
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FontFolio is excessive and possibly unnecessary... Jun 21, 2004

I do not think FontFolio is your answer - it is the complete Adobe font collection, from $ 5,000 up!

From Adobe's support site:
...
Adobe FrameMaker supports only the character sets of roman fonts that use the ISO Latin-1 character set and the Asian character sets of Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. FrameMaker doesn't support the character sets of other non-roman fonts (for example, Arabic, Hebrew, or Cyrillic), even when you use the appropriate language kit or localized version of the operating system. Languages that use such characters include Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, and others.
...
http://www.adobe.com/support/techdocs/1ad1e.htm

I suggest you contact Adobe for further info on this.

Roberta


 

CML  Identity Verified
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font mapping Jun 22, 2004

Even though FrameMaker doesn't support certain languages, I know there are workarounds involving font mapping etc.
Keep the ideas coming. I appreaciate all responses.
Christina


 

Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
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Use the proper fonts Jun 30, 2004

CML wrote:

Just curious if anyone knows of any workarounds to get FrameMaker to display fonts correctly (on a US operating system)for languages such as: Polish, Slovak, Turkish etc..
Any ideas or tips you can suggest would be much appreciated.


1. Make sure your system supports the language you want to use in FrameMaker (install support for appropriate group of languages - CE for Polish and Slovak). Switch to regional settings for this language.
2. Use the proper fonts - CE for Polish and Slovak, Tur for Turkish, for example Arial CE or Arial Tur instead of "only" Arial.
3. There is bug in FrameMaker (all versions from 5.5.6 to 7.0) that doesn't allow displaying "latin small letter t with caron" (used in Czech and Slovak) and "latin capital letter z with acute (used in Polish). Patch is available, but AFAIR it is not free.
4. On some system additional registry trick is required - but only in case you switched to regional settings, used proper font and still cannot get the national characters.


Wojtek


 

mollye
English
Patch? Mar 23, 2006

Wojciech Froelich wrote:

CML wrote:

Just curious if anyone knows of any workarounds to get FrameMaker to display fonts correctly (on a US operating system)for languages such as: Polish, Slovak, Turkish etc..
Any ideas or tips you can suggest would be much appreciated.


1. Make sure your system supports the language you want to use in FrameMaker (install support for appropriate group of languages - CE for Polish and Slovak). Switch to regional settings for this language.
2. Use the proper fonts - CE for Polish and Slovak, Tur for Turkish, for example Arial CE or Arial Tur instead of "only" Arial.
3. There is bug in FrameMaker (all versions from 5.5.6 to 7.0) that doesn't allow displaying "latin small letter t with caron" (used in Czech and Slovak) and "latin capital letter z with acute (used in Polish). Patch is available, but AFAIR it is not free.
4. On some system additional registry trick is required - but only in case you switched to regional settings, used proper font and still cannot get the national characters.


Wojtek


Can you tell me more about the patch?


 


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