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[Fixed] Designer (trial) can't find installed fonts on SVG import

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On opening svg files in Affinity Designer, very often I am confronted with a warning that font "xyz" is "missing". Some of these apprently missing fonts are standard fonts already installed on my system (Trebuchet MS anyone?).

 

How can I cajole Designer into "installing" these missing fonts?

 

 

 

MBP 15" 2.66 GHz Core i7, 8GB RAM

OSX 10.9.5 Mavericks

Affinity Designer trial version, downloaded 25 June 2015, version dated 22 May 2015.

Original SVG files created in Inkscape v 0.485, saved as plain svg.

 

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Cycling Short Sleeve Jersey final design.svg

 

 

 


Affinity Photo 1.5.2; Affinity Designer 1.5.5; AP for iPad 1.6.2

macOS Sierra 10.12.6; Macbook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010); 2.66 GHz i7 CPU; NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 512 MB, Intel HD Graphics 288 MB; 8GB RAM;

iPad Pro 12.9 inch 

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Thanks for reporting this with the sample file. It looks like the SVG has set the font family name to the font's postscript name. That's contrary to the SVG specification, and if I open the file in Firefox the "Arial-BoldItalicMT" draws as a serif font, without bold or italic attributes. However, Safari and Illustrator do recognise the postscript name, so I'll change Affinity to do the same.

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