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bug #57320: [Win 7] FreeSerif Bold marked as FreeSerif regular, so it replaces FreeSerif Regular

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 28 Nov 2019 09:06:07 AM UTC  
 
Category:  font info Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  installation Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  2012-05-03

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Thu 02 Jan 2020 12:43:16 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Hi, anonymous!

I see the cause of the problem you are reporting.  It should only affect the display of the font in menus however -- the font should be present and usable.

The cause is that in the TrueType Names table for Russian in FreeSerifBold (2012-05-03) it has
     Обычный (Normal)
instead of the correct word,
     Полужирный (Bold)
This has been corrected some time ago in the development versions.

If you like, I can provide you with a new build that doesn't show this problem.  Just send me your e-mail address by e-mail.

As to installation problems, I see something suspicious in your picture.  The _03 in FreeSerifBold_03.otf suggests to me that you have incompletely-deleted font files in your system.

If you open a command window and type
    C:\Windows\Fonts\Free*
you should see only the 12 faces of FreeFont.
If not, you may have to re-start in protected mode and delete any leftover files by hand.

Cheers!

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 02 Jan 2020 10:16:08 AM UTC, comment #3: 

OK I'll look at it.  I know this doesn't happen in the development version.  And I don't remember it in the 2012 release (although my memory may be faulty)

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Wed 01 Jan 2020 08:19:17 PM UTC, comment #2: 

comment #1:

> Hello,
>
> What do you mean it is "marked as" FreeSerif regular?
>
> What exactly happens when you install it?
>
> All four faces of FreeSerif belong to the FreeSerif font family.  But the name of the bold face is FreeSerifBold -- it is a different font.
>
>
>


comment #1:

> Hello,
>
> What do you mean it is "marked as" FreeSerif regular?
>
> What exactly happens when you install it?
>
> All four faces of FreeSerif belong to the FreeSerif font family.  But the name of the bold face is FreeSerifBold -- it is a different font.
>
>
>


comment #1:

> Hello,
>
> What do you mean it is "marked as" FreeSerif regular?
>
> What exactly happens when you install it?
>
> All four faces of FreeSerif belong to the FreeSerif font family.  But the name of the bold face is FreeSerifBold -- it is a different font.
>
>
>


Anonymous
Fri 27 Dec 2019 01:04:55 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Hello,

What do you mean it is "marked as" FreeSerif regular?

What exactly happens when you install it?

All four faces of FreeSerif belong to the FreeSerif font family.  But the name of the bold face is FreeSerifBold -- it is a different font.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 28 Nov 2019 09:06:07 AM UTC, original submission:  

[Win 7] FreeSerif Bold marked as FreeSerif regular, so it replaces FreeSerif Regular

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file #48154:  photo_2020-01-01_21-17-08.jpg added by None (48KiB - image/jpeg - Okay, just look at the pics. Sorry, I have Russian Win7 installation, so I added caption)
file #48155:  photo_2020-01-01_21-17-09.jpg added by None (54KiB - image/jpeg - Okay, just look at the pics. Sorry, I have Russian Win7 installation, so I added caption)

 

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