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I'm running Photoshop CS4 on WinXP and I have been sent a PSD as well as the needed fonts. I have installed all the fonts I got into the Windows fonts directory.

When I open up the PSD in photoshop it tells me I am missing some fonts, then when I go to click on some text it tells me you are missing Roboto Bold or Roboto Regular.

I check the font dropdown list in Photoshop and I see Roboto and that's it, not sure if that is correct or not?

I then go to the windows fonts dir to confirm all the fonts are there and they are.

See below..

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Now I'm not sure if it makes any difference that the PSD I believe was made on a MAC & I'm on a PC?

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I just tried creating an new document and PS allowed me to use these fonts. I then saved the file, one with Maximize Compatibility and one without; both I was able to open and play around with the text with no problems.

Just noticed it also doesn't show these versions of the font:

Bold
Bold Italic
Condensed
Condensed Italic
Regular
Regular Italic (Italic)

After fiddling around some more with it I have discovered the fonts it's complaining about are the ones I listed above as missing within the PS fonts list and hence this question is now getting a bit messy and I will create a new one.

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try reinstalling it. –  Doopy Doo Oct 13 '12 at 11:42
    
Possible duplicate : Windows 7 & Photoshop CS5.1 - “Fonts missing” issue - I have the font!. If that answers your problem, flag your own post and ask a moderator to close it and refund the bounty. –  harrymc Oct 18 '12 at 10:50
    
remove those fonts. Then install them...don't just copy them to fonts dir..i know it's the same...but still see if it helps.. –  tumchaaditya Oct 18 '12 at 10:53
    
@tumchaaditya didn't work. –  Brett Oct 18 '12 at 11:11

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Roboto bold and roboto regular as well as other variations come as separate .ttf files. You will need all those files in order to use them, not only Roboto.

Try getting all of these from this page (first result from google).

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I already have them all installed, see my updated question. –  Brett Oct 18 '12 at 10:26
    
Does Photoshop allow you to create text with these fonts? Can you select the existing text, apply another font on it, then Roboto again and save to a new file? –  zmode Oct 18 '12 at 10:34
    
Ok, I just tried creating an new document and PS allowed me to use these fonts. I then saved the file, one with Maximize Compatibility and one without; both I was able to open and play around with the text with no problems. –  Brett Oct 18 '12 at 11:02
    
And how about editing the file in question as I described? –  zmode Oct 18 '12 at 11:48
    
after much fiddling around I have found out the fonts it's complaining about are the ones I mentioned above in my edit that were missing from the PS font list and hence this question is now getting a bit messy/hard to understand and I think I may just create a new one. –  Brett Oct 18 '12 at 14:07

The thread Windows 7 & Photoshop CS5.1 - “Fonts missing” issue - I have the font! contains the answer:

The PSD file comes from another operating system, where the font-names are just a bit different from the Windows fonts that came with the document. Therefore Photoshop finds them as missing, although they seem to exist in the Windows Font viewer.

The above thread suggests several solutions :

  1. Ask for better fonts that suite the document better
  2. Add font-substitution in the registry at
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes.
    This way you don't modify the document and you can return it unharmed to the sender.
  3. Change the fonts in the PSD file to the fonts that you have installed.
    To change a font in multiple layers at once see Editing multiple layers of type together.
    However, the changed document may not work on the Mac.
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Hi Harry, after much fiddling around I have found out the fonts it's complaining about are the ones I mentioned above in my edit that were missing from the PS font list and hence this question is now getting a bit messy/hard to understand and I think I may just create a new one. –  Brett Oct 18 '12 at 14:06
    
This seems then more like case 1 above : bad or insufficient Windows fonts. I'm not sure a new post is required. –  harrymc Oct 18 '12 at 15:05

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