help needed with font

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help needed with font

Post by Lola » 28 Mar 2017, 17:24

Hello everybody, I am in need to use a specific font, but Finale won't let me use it and replacing it with Arial.

Would be very grateful for any help, enclosed are screenshots to show the font in question and my software version.


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Re: help needed with font

Post by OCTO » 29 Mar 2017, 04:17

I think, Finale is unable to use that font. You might delete the font, and install it again. Can you use it in other applications?
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Re: help needed with font

Post by benwiggy » 01 Apr 2017, 15:55

Firstly, update to Finale 25.3, if you haven't already. Free update, which may have bug fixes that help.

Secondly, as OCTO says: does the font work in other apps? Perhaps re-download it or restore from your Backup. It does seem to be a "reputable" typeface, so should work. Looks quite like Gill Sans.

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Re: help needed with font

Post by Pianista » 06 Apr 2017, 22:37

I had similar problem with other font in Finale 2014.5. I tried to change font in text block, but Finale was still displaying Arial. I found that it happened only in some files, different files worked correctly.

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