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We have 2 versions of Vectoworks 2011 - Architect/Renderworks & Designer/Renderworks. The problem I am is having is when a drawing is started/set up in Architect/Renderworks and the font is Avant Garde someone else opens the drawing up in Designer/Renderworks and the font changes to Arial at one computer and Helvetica at another. Is there a way to set a default font at each computer so I don't have to keep changing the font back to the office standard?

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Christinia

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Hi...

There is no setting as far as I know...

The last font selected is usually what is defaulted to on VW open...

Maybe someone can write you some sort of script that on VW close, your office standard font is selected before VW quits... Just an idea!

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It sounds like you have the Font Substitution turned on and the two computer may not have Avant Garde.

On the machines that use the wrong fonts, go into Vectorworks Preferences, Display tab and click the Edit Font Mapping button.

Delete the mapping that substitutes something for Avant Garde. Click OK.

Open a file that normally maps wrong. If it comes up and asks about Font Substitution then you need to install Avant Garde on that machine (and probably need to edit the mappings again).

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OOPS...

I apologize! I was thinking of the other issue where the last selected font will always appear on file open. I was reading the post whilst leaving work (and just got home), and that's why my reply doesn't match the question!

Again, I apologize!

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