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OpenType font support in AutoCAD and Revit.

A - answer The CAD applications AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit both support system (Windows) OpenType fonts based on TrueType outlines. OpenType fonts using the Postscript outline definitions or other codepages than ANSI are not supported in AutoCAD nor Revit (they are not listed in the font list).

First you have to install (not just copy) the TTF and OTF fonts in Windows -- Control Panel > Fonts.

(status 11/2007, versions 2008)

ACADRevit
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6.11.2007    18166x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · Revit ·

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Tip 9579:What is the "at" sign (@) leading some font names in AutoCAD?
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