Bug details

Cannot "place" MathType eps file correctly into InDesign - InvalidFont error

InDesign CC 13.1

Steps to Reproduce

1.In a ID document, use File > Place
2.Select the attached eps file, which is an eps file created by MathType
3.Place the eps file

Expected Result: The eps to place the image correctly

Actual Result: Before the eps is placed, the error is seen: "InvalidFont error occurred creating the screen display for the imported EPS. The EPS will draw as a gray box. The actual EPS may not print and will not export as PDF. Do you still want to place this file? Yes/No?

Clicking Yes results in only a gray box.

*Cannot attach eps files in this forum*

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  • Gabriel Sibin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    hello, guys...
    I had this problem today and I fixed by deleting de Symbol Fonts that was intalled in MathType.
    I just let the Symbol wich is MacOS native.

    Hope i helped.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    A mi me pasa lo mismo, me pasa con cualquier tipografía. Cuál es la solución. Por favor?

  • Mirana commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It occurs when the font Arial Unicode MS is required by the eps mathtype file

  • Derrick commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    InDesign CC 13.1

    Steps to Reproduce

    1.In a ID document, use File > Place
    2.Select the attached eps file, which is an eps file created by MathType
    3.Place the eps file

    Expected Result: The eps to place the image correctly

    Actual Result: Before the eps is placed, the error is seen: "InvalidFont error occurred creating the screen display for the imported EPS. The EPS will draw as a gray box. The actual EPS may not print and will not export as PDF. Do you still want to place this file? Yes/No?

    Clicking Yes results in only a gray box.

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