Description of the 2007 Office hotfix package (Gfonts.msp): August 26, 2008

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SUMMARY

This article describes the 2007 Microsoft Office system issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated August 26, 2008.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue that is not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

When you check the extensive properties of the following four new Arial Narrow font files that are included with the 2007 Office system, you may find that the preferred subfamily name for these four fonts is listed incorrectly as Narrow:
  • Arialn.ttf
  • Arialni.ttf
  • Arialnb.ttf
  • Arialnbi.ttf
Note To check the extensive properties of the font files, you must download and install the Font properties extension, version 2.30. For more information about this extension, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/TrueTypeProperty21.mspx

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

Registry information

You do not have to make any changes to the registry to apply this hotfix.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Office-kb956514-fullfile-x86-glb.exe12.0.6327.50003,320,24020-Aug-200803:54x86
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gfonts.mspNot Applicable4,466,68819-Aug-200820:07Not Applicable
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Arialn.ttfNot applicable175,95612-Aug-200822:01Not applicable
Arialnb.ttfNot applicable180,74012-Aug-200822:01Not applicable
Arialnbi.ttfNot applicable180,08412-Aug-200822:01Not applicable
Arialni.ttfNot applicable181,12412-Aug-200822:01Not applicable
Additional notes
  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 956514 - Last Review: September 9, 2008 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
  • Microsoft Office Basic 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
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