Mavericks Palatino font and Word 2011

The following info comes from Apple Discussions

Palatino is my favorite font. But since installing Mavericks, superscripting doesn’t work right in Microsoft Word.

According to Kurt Lang, author of Font Management in OS X the Palatino font supplied by Mavericks is flawed.

Two fixes:

1) Remove the Palatino font from the /System/Library/Fonts/ folder and use the same named font installed by Mountain Lion or Lion. Both work correctly.

In Mavericks, Palatino is installed . . .

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Issues with Mavericks and Office for Mac – How to troubleshoot

Office for Mac 2008 and 2011 are both compatible with OS X 10.9.0 Mavericks. Some users have no issues while others are having minor issues and a few users are having major issues. If you have not upgraded, I suggest you wait until 10.9.1 or 10.9.2 is released.

Be sure to backup first and read Apple Discussions for all the latest news. Mavericks has had serious issues with hardware especially Western Digital drives. Some printers . . .

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Office 2011 Font Management with Mavericks

Dealing with Duplicates

Currently, the Office 2011 installer removes some Apple duplicate fonts and moves them to Fonts Disabled folder in the main Library. This helps with the duplicate font issue, but they don’t remove all duplicates.

In addition to the fonts that were disabled by the installer, you also need to disable the following duplicate fonts from the Library/Fonts/Microsoft folder. A newer version TrueType font is available in the Library/Fonts folder.

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PowerPoint Slide Missing Text

If you have a PowerPoint slide that has missing text, use Font Book to check for a bad font.

Use Font Book to validate your fonts Open Font Book in your Applications folder. Click in the list of fonts and select all (Edit > Select All). Under File in the Menu bar, select Validate Fonts. Duplicate fonts will be marked with either the yellow badge or a black dot. You will get a red badge . . .

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Is a font fix for Word 2011 on a Retina display really this easy?

Microsoft Word 2011 on a MacBook Pro with the high-resolution Retina display doesn’t look great. The anti-aliasing technique used on Macs to make fonts appear smoother at smaller sizes is very noticeable. It makes the text appear fuzzy.

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Manage Font List in Outlook for Mac

Microsoft Outlook 2011 is a Cocoa application. The new architecture in Outlook allows for the integration of a number of standard MacOS X resources, which includes the Font Dialog you might be familiar with from other applications like TextEdit. Today we’re going to learn how to manage the font list in Outlook using MacOSX Font Dialog window.

Outlook’s font drop down list is composed of two parts. Default fonts are listed on top with recently . . .

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Updating to 10.6.7 with Office for Mac

Some users are reporting problems with Office 2011 after updating to 10.6.7. The font issue affects older versions of Office as well.

Outlook 2011 users unable to reply or create new emails 10.6.7 breaks OpenType PostScript fonts

Issue 1: Even though Apple does not require you to quit your Office 2011 applications, you should quit applications before updating. I suggest that you quit all running applications by logging out under the Apple in the Menu . . .

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Font Management

Basics Microsoft Office 2016 installs fonts in the application package contents.

Office 2016 installs fonts in each application folder not in the usual Fonts > Microsoft folder. Each app has its own fonts for sandboxing reasons. Office 2016 fonts are invisible to Font Book and font management software. Control-Click (Right-click) on Office 2016 app in Applications. You’ll find fonts in this location.

Contents > Resources > Fonts

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Installed files list for Office 2011

Office 2011 installs the following list of files and folders. This list does not include preferences created only after running an application. You’ll find preferences your home folder > Library > Preferences folder. Search for “Microsoft” to show the .plist files and the Microsoft folder that contains your custom dictionary file.

Note that the Office 2011 installer moves some Apple-provided fonts to a Fonts Disabled folder. Microsoft provides equivalent fonts in the /Library/Fonts/Microsoft folder.

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Troubleshooting Office for Mac with Snow Leopard

Troubleshoot Office for Mac on Snow Leopard. Tips and steps to get Office running under Snow Leopard. . . .

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