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What is Font Capture?

by New_guy / November 10, 2005 3:52 AM PST

When I was shutting down my computer last night, a window opened stating that the system was waiting for Font Capture to close (or something to that effect). What is this?

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Re: font capture
by Kees Bakker / November 10, 2005 4:51 AM PST
In reply to: What is Font Capture?

I asked google, and it seems to have something to do with Adobe Reader or other Adobe products. Did you use any of those before the shutdown, and do you remember some irregularity? Can you reproduce the problem or was it a one-time glitch?

Kees

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Yes
by New_guy / November 10, 2005 7:02 AM PST
In reply to: Re: font capture

My browser opened Adobe once during my session but that was it.

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adobe
by jim2 / November 10, 2005 7:42 PM PST
In reply to: Yes

are you using MS streets and trips or delorme street atlas that is known to cause a problem with adobe check the web sites for a fix

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No...
by New_guy / November 11, 2005 2:06 PM PST
In reply to: adobe

I'm not using any of those programs. I think Firefox accessed Adobe once for a .pdf file, but that was it.

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This might refer to printing
by Steven Haninger / November 11, 2005 7:59 PM PST
In reply to: No...

Is there any possibility your printer driver is set up as Post Script? I believe this allows font capture and download to printers thus considering fonts as images and not bit maps. It does other stuff as well. I think it's gotten a bit archaic but often when installing drivers for laser printers you have a P.S. option available.

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