by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 18, 2021)
Erik is editing an English document for a client that uses a Spanish version of Word. If he inserts a TM symbol in the document, it shows up fine on his system. For the client, though, it shows as a lowercase "A" with two dots above it. Erik wonders how he can make sure that his symbols (such as TM) show up correctly on the client's system.
There are a couple of things you should check out to see if it fixes your problem. First, you'll want to make sure that the client has installed, on his or her system, the same fonts you are using in the document. Assuming you are both using the same Unicode font, there should be no problem in displaying the TM symbol on both machines.
If the client doesn't have the same font and you cannot change the document to use a font that the client actually has, then you might try to embed the fonts within your document by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Save options in the Word Options dialog box.
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