Font problem - renaming font or redirecting to use another font

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  1. vojtech.apple macrumors newbie

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    I have a MAC OS LION and our lawyer uses the font "Garamond". Unfortunately the version which is in my mac does not support some of the "Czech-special characters". How do I make my Mac or Office Word use Arial instead of Garamond so I can read it correctly?

    Everything is fine when i start a new word document or any other document. The only problem I am having is while using the font "Garamond". I obviously dont use it but our lawyer always sends many documents all using this font which at my mac does not support czech characters. If I switch the font to arial or anything else everything works fine. But it is really bothering me that I have to cmd-A all the text and change it to Arial fifteen times a day. Is there a way to tell word to use arial instead of garamond everytime? I was thinkin to somehow delete the garamond font a instead of that put the arial font. But I dont know how.
     
  2. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    The version of Garamond that is used by your attorney can also be installed on your computer. This is true whether he uses Windows or a Mac. I recommend that you install the font. Simply changing the name of a font will not do what you want. Font files have file names, but they are identified by metadata within the file. Under no circumstances should you go mucking about within a font file. This is particularly true of a font like Arial. In the best case, you may also mess-up many other documents that use Arial. It goes downhill from there.
     
  3. lolarennt007 macrumors newbie

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    Where can I find this font?

    I have exactly the same problem as Vojtech has. Vojtech, did you solve the problem? Where can I download the Garamond CE font?
     
  4. MisterMe macrumors G4

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