You can also upgrade to SP5 to increase the size of the font cache, as Chris
Pratley mentions..... but if you collect a lot of fonts you will still
eventually hit a ceiling (after installing the langpacks for all languages,
the Office 2000 proofing tools, GlobalWriter 98, and working with dozens of
big fonts like Code2000 and GZ Zemen Unicode, I certainly learned to
uninstall the fonts I was not using!).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dara Becker" <Dara@SAJAN.com>
To: "'Michael (michka) Kaplan'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Unicode List"
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 3:35 PM
Subject: RE: Arial Unicode MS
> Well it's good to finally understand that problem. I'm using NT4.0 SP4. I
> understand I'll be using Windows 2000 sometime in the near future, so I'll
> wait it out.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael (michka) Kaplan [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 5:04 PM
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: Arial Unicode MS
> What version of Windows are you using? What service pack?
> There is a bug in the font cache of NT4 that will cause problems if you
> too many fonts installed (especialy big fonts like this one). It will give
> the very symptoms you discuss here.
> Windows 2000 does not have this bug.
> Michael Kaplan
> Trigeminal Software, Inc.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dara Becker" <Dara@SAJAN.com>
> To: "Unicode List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 2:44 PM
> Subject: Arial Unicode MS
> > Does anybody else have problems with Arial Unicode MS font? I've had to
> > reinstall it because the font file had become corrupt. At times it will
> > to disappear from the fonts available. For example, the NT character map
> > will show blanks instead of glyphs when I chose Arial Unicode MS, and
> > I'm running a Java application that I specifically made to be able to
> > display Arial Unicode MS, and now the text area and buttons are just
> > The situation remedies itself if I restart the computer, but what a
> > Dara Becker
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