There was one snag that had to fixed: fonts. The original document uses Bitstream Vera Sans TrueType fonts, which aren't installed on the Window$ PC. I could've switched to Tahoma, which look similar enough, but, being a perfectionist (read: obsessive-compulsive), I decided to install the fonts.
Should be easy, right? In principle, that's true:
- download the fonts and extract them to a temporary folder
- double click the Fonts control panel applet
- from the menu, select File->Install New Font...
- when prompted, find the temporary folder from step 1, and select all the fonts
- press OK and wait for the fonts installation to complete
The font folder is busy and cannot install the selected fonts at this time. You may retry now or cancel and retry later.Annoying as hell. What gives?
A quick search got me to a certain blog entry, which pointed me to Microsoft's TweakUI tool, available as a separate download on the PowerToys package page (search the downloads side bar at the right):
- install Tweak UI
- launch it
- use the mouse to select the "Repair" branch from the left side selection tree
- select "Repair Font Folder" from the drop-down selection box
- hit "Repair Now"