no formatting marks for "Futura thin" font (in Word 2007 docs) ?!?!

Subject: no formatting marks for "Futura thin" font (in Word 2007 docs) ?!?!
From: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TechWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 13:45:28 -0800

Hello, TechWR-L-ers,

The oddest thing happened today: in a Word 2007 doc I changed the cover pageâs title to the font the client specified: Futura Thin â a PC version of a True Type font (as sent to me by the client). And then... although I still have all my formatting marks showing in the doc, they do not display for the Future Thin paragraphs: no paragraph marks, no space chars, nothing!

Itâs indeed just this font â if I change the style back to the old font, the formatting marks reappear.

This happens whether or not the text is in the regular body flow or in the cover pageâs title text box, and it doesnât matter whether I change the font in the style definition or just do a manual font change.

Any ideas why the non-printing/formatting chars wouldnât show for a given font?!?!

Itâs not a big deal for the cover page, but after this deliverable I need to convert the entire set of doc styles to this font, and I sure donât want to have to work in a doc where I canât see any of the formatting marks!


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