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Getting "Type 1 Font" blue Warning in InDesign v17 and file has no Type 1 Font in it

Community Beginner ,
Oct 29, 2021 Oct 29, 2021

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I had fixed my documents when I was running InDesign 2021 but InDesign 2022 is complaining all  over again with that blue banner that runs off my screen so I can't dismiss it. When I pull up the Change Font dialog, it shows no Type 1 fonts but I see in the Fonts XML file within the document that there is an inactive Times T1 listed. No way I can get rid of it.

 

But I did find a relatively painless way to dismiss the blue banner: Window > Application Frame. Select it and the banner disappears. Select it again and you're back to the screen layout you started with but without the banner. I wrote a very simple Keyboard Maestro macro to do that for me and I plan to live happily ever after with it.

 

 

{Moved & Renamed by MOD as this issue is different then the one discussed on the earlier post}

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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I'm not in front of a computer right now, so can't test this, but I'm wondering if maybe you have the Times set as your Story Editor default display font?

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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No, it is Georgia but I also tried Minion Pro. The Find Font dialog correctly reports zero Type1 fonts in the document (there are only two TrueType Times variants in there) without referring to the Story Editor location. Good guess, though.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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Yah, I've since tested that theory and, nope! 🙂

 

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Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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This is driving me crazy. I started getting the warning on my old system and within a few weeks I completely purged my font manager, converted a few dozen legacy fonts to OTF, and reinstalled only current font types. Message never went away.

 

I am now on a wholly new, fresh-build system that has never had a T1 font loaded... and still get the message. As above, searches turn up nothing or an embedded font not in use.

 

I wish Big A could be a little more... flexible with this warning and changeover.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 02, 2021 Nov 02, 2021

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There is one other situation where this might happen, and that's if you have no document open, and Times had been set as the font in Type:Character panel, then closed, so it became the default font. (are you bringing old preferences forward with the new versions?)  It's not in any Styles and is not in use in any text block yet, so it does not list in the Find/Change panel, nor does it squawk about it missing if it's not installed. Mayyyybeeee?

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 02, 2021 Nov 02, 2021

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My default font was TrueType Times, so that wasn't it either. I exported the file and hunted through the IDML file looking for a clue but the font name specifies Times and the only Times I have installed now is TrueType.

 

It's as if someone confused TrueType with Type1.

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New Here ,
Nov 03, 2021 Nov 03, 2021

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This banner simply will not go away. The even larger mystery on my end is that I have a document using Myriad Pro activated from Adobe Fonts that seems to be claiming that it is a "OpenType Type 1" font, even though I have read here in the community elsewhere that any fonts from Adobe Fonts should not be subject to this problem. The same window also says "Type 1 fonts: 0" which would make me think I should be in the clear. Does anyone have any ideas on this? I want to ensure older documents can still be read if there is a problem. 

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Nov 04, 2021 Nov 04, 2021

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I get rid of it by selecting Window > Application Frame twice (once removes it and the second restores your previous setting). On my 13-inch screen, I can't see the button on the far right to dismiss the blue banner, so this is the only way I can get rid of it. I write a short Keyboard Maestro macro to do it for me.

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