[acroread7] Cannot find or create the font 'Arial'

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Dec 6 07:14:06 PST 2005

"T. H. Lin" <easy.lin at gmail.com> writes:

> FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #2
> ports tree up-to-date
> Recently I do the portupgrade,
> and suddenly when I excute acroread7 to view some pdf documents(in german),
> I got the error message:
>     Cannot find or create the font 'Arial', Some characters may not display
> or print correctly.
> then I can read any character in the document.
> but other documents are ok.
> is the problem about fontconfig?

No.  Try installing the "webfonts" port.  It includes a decent Arial
font, I believe.

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