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FAQ: Why don't custom fonts appear in the map output file?

Question

Why don't custom fonts appear in the map output file?

Answer

If the map output is a GIF, JPEG, or PNG file, the image is created on the MapStudio server. The server converts any unsupported fonts to Arial.

If the map output is EPS or PDF file, custom fonts do not appear in the map view. Custom fonts are included in the EPS or PDF file itself.

Below is a list of fonts that the MapStudio server supports:

Arial
Arial Bold
Arial Bold Italic
Arial Italic
Arial Narrow MT
Arial Narrow MT Bold
Arial Narrow MT Bold Italic
Arial Narrow MT Italic
Bembo MT
Bembo MT Bold
Bembo MT Bold Italic
Bembo MT Italic
Book Antiqua
Book Antiqua Bold
Book Antiqua Bold Italic
Book Antiqua Italic
Bookman Old Style
Bookman Old Style Bold
Bookman Old Style Bold Italic
Bookman Old Style Italic
Century Gothic
Century Gothic Bold
Century Gothic Bold Italic
Century Gothic Italic
Courier New
Courier New Bold
Courier New Bold Italic
Courier New Italic
ESRI Cartography
ESRI Default Marker
ESRI Environmental & Icons
ESRI Geometric Shapes IMS
ESRI Oil, Gas, & Water
ESRI Telecom
Georgia
Georgia Cursiva
Georgia Negreta
Georgia Negreta cursiva
Gill Sans MT
Gill Sans MT Bold
Gill Sans MT Bold Italic
Gill Sans MT Italic
Monotype Century Schoolbook
Monotype Century Schoolbook Bold
Monotype Century Schoolbook Bold Italic
Monotype Century Schoolbook Italic
Monotype Corsiva
Rockwell MT
Rockwell MT Bold
Rockwell MT Bold Italic
Rockwell MT Italic
Symbol
Times New Roman
Times New Roman Bold
Times New Roman Bold Italic
Times New Roman Italic
Verdana
Verdana Cursiva
Verdana Negreta
Verdana Negreta cursiva