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Bug 114674 - Writer: favorite font goes missing Version: 5.4.3.2 (x64)
Summary: Writer: favorite font goes missing Version: 5.4.3.2 (x64)
Status: RESOLVED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
5.4.3.2 release
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Font-Rendering
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Reported: 2017-12-23 20:49 UTC by Michael Potts
Modified: 2017-12-24 15:53 UTC (History)
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Description Michael Potts 2017-12-23 20:49:42 UTC
Description:
An article begun in Cochin, my default font, is rendered in a typescript font -- UUUGGGLY! -- and Cochin is unavailable in LO ...but it's available everywhere else on my computer (except in LO apps). 

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Verify (with a font manager) that Cochin is installed. Use it in another app.
2.Open LO Writer, or open an older file known to have used Cochin
3.Try to change to Cochin, use Cochin -- it is not in the list!

Actual Results:  
no joy

Expected Results:
my favorite, most used font


Reproducible: Always


User Profile Reset: Yes


OpenGL enabled: Yes

Additional Info:


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/63.0.3239.84 Safari/537.36
Comment 1 V Stuart Foote 2017-12-23 22:23:10 UTC
Please identify the format and version information for the font. 

If your copy is a PS Type1 version rather than TTF/OTF it will not be recognized by LibreOffice and system will perform font fallback.  Windows 3.1 era bitmap fonts are also dropped.
Comment 2 V Stuart Foote 2017-12-24 15:53:32 UTC
OP responded in PM: 

"Thank you for your prompt advisory. I uninstalled the old T1 font and
reinstalled a TTF version ... not as pretty, but at least now I know."

=> NAB