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When printing from a Windows NT 4.0 client to a Windows NT 4.0 computersharing a printer, some documents will print with the wrong font. Onesingle job may print correctly, but successive jobs may not printcorrectly. If the printer is paused when these jobs are spooled, they printcorrectly.
This problem occurs when printing multiple documents that contain TrueTypefonts not available on the print server: if a job containing fontinformation is present in the printer queue when another such job startsspooling, the font will not be used for the latter job. As long as thefirst job remains in the printer queue, all jobs that start spooling to theprinter will not include the necessary font information if the job usesTrueType fonts that the print server does not have available.
To work around this problem, install all TrueType fonts available to printclients on the Windows NT print server.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Windows NT version 4.0.This problem was corrected in the latest Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 U.S.Service Pack. For information on obtaining the service pack, query on thefollowing word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (without the spaces):