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Error: ILLEGAL FONT NUMBER -972 [FNTGET]

Solution or Workaround

Summary

This error occurs when trying to load the PATTERNS or TRUETYPE marker sets in the DOS version of ARCPLOT:

  ILLEGAL FONT NUMBER -972 [FNTGET]  

The error will persists when loading a marker set that worked in previous ARCPLOT sessions.

Cause

The PATTERNS and TRUETYPE marker sets are to be used only in the Windows Extension of ARCPLOTW.

Solution

To ensure a marker set doesn't interfere when loading another set, use the MARKERSET command with the CLEAR option:

Code:
MARKERSET <marker set> CLEAR

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