The second method is to modify the TrueType font download option in the printer's advanced settings. By default, it is set to automatic, but changing it to outline may address the missing font issue. Normally, you may access this dialog by printing. Click the File menu and select Options. In the resulting page, click the Fonts tab.
Some font issues can be resolved by removing and reinstalling the font. If the typeface still does not appear properly, try the following troubleshooting steps. Obtain a fresh download. Fonts acquired from the internet may get damaged. Verify that you have the latest version of Adobe Reader.
Make certain that you download and reinstall the right version of the file, as well as that the font is compatible with your operating system. Locate and delete any duplicate font files on your system. Whether it doesn't work, try using the font in another program to see if it works at all. If it does, then there's a good chance that it's a problem with your installation of the font.
Using the Fonts folder, isolate a broken TrueType font:
Go to the Fonts tab of your printer's properties sheet to install printer fonts. You'll see a button named "Install Printer Fonts" on this properties tab. Click it to begin the installation process.
Method 3: Reinstall Missing Fonts by Downloading or Copying
6 responses It appears that there is an issue when the fonts are supplied to your printer. Select the "advanced" option in the Acrobat print dialogue box, then "Postscript" from the left hand side, and then set the "Font and resource policy" to "send at start." This should fix the problem.
This is because by default, Adobe Reader will try and use the standard Windows fonts on your computer. These aren't always accurate - especially if you're using symbol fonts which don't come with Windows. If you want to print some symbols from your document, you'll need to make sure that they're included in the "standard" font list for that particular printer model.
You can do this by going to the "Advanced Settings" page of the print dialog. Here you can select any of the listed fonts, or add your own. Click the "Apply" button to update the settings with those selected.
It's important to note that not all printers are able to display all symbol fonts. So if you send a file with symbols printed with a non-supporting font to someone who has a different printer/driver setup, they won't be able to read them.
Symbol fonts are useful for including special characters like £ or © in your documents, so they look correct when you print them.