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When I open a PowerPoint presentation, the text is messed up.


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This happens even if I create a new file. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, the font is Calibri (Body).

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Try changing your default printer to standard XPS printer – Martheen Cahya Paulo Mar 4 '13 at 8:59
Wow first strike.... It works... Thanks @MartheenCahyaPaulo. You should post from Answer side.... – goggle pink Mar 4 '13 at 9:06
Yea, happened to my coworker last week. The weirdest problem & solution ever. – Martheen Cahya Paulo Mar 4 '13 at 9:14
up vote 9 down vote accepted

Change the default printer to other printer (either the standard XPS printer or any other). This is because for inexplicable reason, PowerPoint (the only non-print oriented Office app) utilize something from the default printer driver info for rendering the font. On old printer (think dot-matrix old) it's incompatible with the newer PowerPoint.

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Thanks for your quick answer and then this question SOLVED – goggle pink Mar 4 '13 at 9:31

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