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When you use the MathType program, you receive an error message stating that a newer version of the MT Extra font is needed, because not all of the required characters are available.
This behavior can occur if all the following conditions are true:
MathType installs version 4.2 of Mtextra.ttf in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. Both the Office Setup program and the Detect and Repair utility install version 3.1 Mtextra.ttf in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Equation folder, and then register that file as the current source of the MT Extra font.
To resolve this issue, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MathType 4 and MathType 4 Font Installer are available from Design Science, Inc.
For more information about hardware and software vendor contact information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendorsWhen you run the MathType 4 Font Installer, you receive the following warning message: This is also true if you install or re-install any version of MathType earlier than version 4.
Article ID: 292132 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 4.3