Text is all garbled

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Text is all garbled

Postby ThisBear » 06 May 2017, 19:52

Ever since I updated to El Capitan, if I open a legacy QuarkXpress document with QuarkExpress2015, the type is all messed up! Actually more than messed up: Everything single letter displays as the Greek character "omega" even though all the correct fonts are activated. Strings and strings of omegas. I am a book designer, so having 320 pages of Omegas is a bit of a disaster. What can I do?
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Re: Text is all garbled

Postby ThisBear » 07 May 2017, 15:32

Thanks for this. It looked promising, but it seems no matter where I put the fonts, it won't work. I brought the document into InDesign with Q2ID, and that works!
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Re: Text is all garbled

Postby A Palaniappan (Quark) » 08 May 2017, 03:42

Hi,

Kindly check with this link:

https://support.extensis.com/Support/58 ... -Capitan/0

Kindly disable any Font Management application is running and directly copy the Type 1 PS fonts (Screen and Printer font) in the user> Library> Font and restart the Mac and verify.

Thanks
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Re: Text is all garbled

Postby ampegg66 » 08 May 2017, 13:05

You could try clearing the font caches using Font Nuke or a similar utility.
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Re: Text is all garbled

Postby ThisBear » 17 May 2017, 11:28

Thank you, A Palanlappan! This works. I must say though, it is not a good option going forward . . . (having to put fonts manually in the user library folder). At least at gets me into the document though!
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