[Fontconfig] why this font breaks Arial?

Ilya Basin basinilya at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 05:20:40 PDT 2012

PFW> Ilya Basin wrote:
>> Hi. The attached font ANA-ONEIROPARMENI82.TTF has internal name
>> ANA-OneiroparmEni82 and I have Arial.ttf installed. But if I install
>> this font, it replaces Arial (only Arial Regular) in applications.
>> Why?

PFW> If you look at the complete name table, you'll see why: that font says
PFW> that it is Arial in most of the fields. The person who changed the name
PFW> table even left most of the Monotype trademarks intact.

Please suggest me a tool to fix the font. I'm not familiar with this
stuff. I tried fontforge Element->Font Info, but the only reference to
Arial I found is TTF Names/Trademark.


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