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Old 10-08-2010, 12:54
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Default X5 SP1 Bug when applying a symbol font like wingdings

I'm not sure if this is a bug exactly but here's the scenario.

- take an active text shape, select a range of characters, change the font of the range to a symbol font like Wingdings

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shape.Text.Frames.First.Range.Characters.Item(1).Font = "Wingdings"
This simple code line ran perfectly under ever version of X4 and X5 (pre-SP1) now it behaves as if I have entered a fontname that doesn't exist. Additionally the Application.FontList appears to be returning a smaller list of Fonts than the CorelDraw UI. I outputted the list and my symbol fonts (i.e. wingdings, wingdings2, wingdings3, webdings) are not on that list.

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Old 28-08-2010, 22:34
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Default Wingdings

I can confirm this is a bug, and it has been reported to Corel. Sorry I don't have a workaround at this time.

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Old 10-09-2010, 13:48
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I can confirm this is a bug, and it has been reported to Corel. Sorry I don't have a workaround at this time.

-Shelby
Thank you Shelby, glad to know I'm not crazy.

As a general question: Is there a preferred method for setting text fonts? Also is there a relational reason for why the Application.FontList method returns such an incomplete list?

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