Zapf Dingbat prints incorrectly 
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 Zapf Dingbat prints incorrectly


> When I insert a Zapf Dingbat 0165 (small square) into a Word document,
> it appears correctly in Word, but prints incorrectly to an HP LJ III
> postscript printer, and also to Acrobat Distiller 4.0. The wrong
> character appears in both cases.

> Is there a problem with this font, perhaps with the upper 128
> characters? Can the problem be fixed?

> Jesse

Assuming you are working with Type1 (PostScript) fonts and have ATM
I'd guess the .pfm file (wich contains the metrics and the encoding) is
As Zapf Dingats is a "symbolic" font, it must _not_ be re-encoded to
as normal text fonts - i.e. the .pfm file must have the symbolic
encoding tag set.


Sun, 27 Jan 2002 03:00:00 GMT  
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