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I created a custom font with Fony, and I want to use it in Word. I have it installed in the the system fonts, but Word won't use it, presumably because of security. Does anyone know why this happens, or how to fix it?

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Does your font work anywhere else on your system (e.g. notepad)? – iglvzx Nov 19 '11 at 21:32
yup, notepad works fine. – Veronica Deane Nov 19 '11 at 21:35
Just to be clear, which operating system and version of Word are you using? There may be issues with fonts if you are on a Mac. – iglvzx Nov 19 '11 at 21:41
I saw that, and I wasn't sure if any of that applied. I am using Windows 7 Professional SP1 and Word 2007. – Veronica Deane Nov 19 '11 at 21:50
when you say it wont work, what happens? Does it not show up in the list? Does it make your selected text rectangular blocks or invisible? – jay Feb 2 '12 at 23:26
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Fony seems to create bitmap fonts only, and those are not available in Microsoft Word starting with Word 97 I believe (but are available in some other applications, including Notepad).

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