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MS Office install corrupting Impress presentations?? [closed]

asked 2013-10-20 06:43:46 +0200

LouS39 gravatar image

updated 2015-10-19 22:18:47 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I installed MS Office and some diagrams in my existing LibreOffice Impress presentations are corrupted - it appears to be a font problem. Am I being paranoid in suspecting a connection? How can I fix the problem without going into every slide and fixing it by hand?

(Mac OSX 10.7.5, LO 4.0.5.2, Powerpoint for Mac 2011 14.1)

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answered 2013-10-20 18:32:04 +0200

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I found a new folder in /Library named Fonts\ Disabled which had a dozen or so fonts in it, and when I moved them all back to /Library/Fonts and restarted LibreOffice, my slides were fine again. The Fonts\ Disabled folder was created at the same time as a folder /Library/Fonts/Microsoft so I think we know who to blame.

I suppose to switch between Impress and Powerpoint I may have to move the fonts back and forth between Fonts and Fonts\ Disabled. $%#%@! Microsoft!

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