[futurebasic] [FB] Re: [X] Web browsers vs. 8.6

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From: Charlie Dickman <charlied@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 14:43:35 -0400
> >I'm sorry to bother the list with this one but I'm at my wits end.
> >Both Netscape Navigator & Internet Explorer have started aborting (on
> >certain web pages) with unmapped memory exceptions in an OS routine
> >called LoadTrueType since I've started using MacOS 8.6.
>MacOS 8.6 has a serious bug in its Font Manager. This bug can, among other
>things, corrupt certain kinds of fonts, and/or damage applications which
>contain certain kinds of fonts (namely, applications which contain FONT
>resources without corresponding FOND resources).
>It is possible that either:
>1) You have a corrupt font somewhere in your system, or
>2) One or more of your Internet applications has been damaged.
>A fix for the problem is available on Apple's Web site. Download the Font
>Manager Update 1.0 and its companion Font First Aid utility. Install the Font
>Manager Update extension in your System folder, then run Font First Aid.
>Repair or replace any files that Font First Aid reports as damaged.

Thanks to everyone who has replied to this plea. I have already tried 
all of the things you suggest. I am running 8.6.1 and I have gotten 
both Apple's font fixer and fontreserve's fontfix. None of these have 
provided any relief.

Thanks for the suggestions...

Charlie Dickman