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Re: Bold Script Characters in 6.0.2

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  • Subject: [mg86234] Re: Bold Script Characters in 6.0.2
  • From: Helen Read <hpr at>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 03:01:44 -0500 (EST)
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  • Reply-to: HPR <read at>

David Park wrote:
> I wonder how many people see this bug in Version 6.0.2? (I'm on 32-bit 
> Windows Vista.)
> Type (or paste in from the Special Characters Script palette):
> \[ScriptCapitalF]//TraditionalForm
> and evaluate. Everything should be all right. Then select the output cell 
> and use Menu, Format, Face, Bold to change the FontWeight to "Bold". The 
> output cell will go blank and you will obtain a Messages Window with the 
> error: INTERNAL SELF-TEST ERROR: NoteFont2|c|1783.
> Alternatively, start a Section head and type: This section heading contains 
> a Script \[ScriptCapitalF].
> Again you will obtain an error message and the Script F will not display.
> This happens for all Bold Script characters, but it does not happen for Bold 
> Greek, Gothic or DoubleStruck.
> This problem did not occur prior to Version 6.0.2.

I just installed 6.0.2 on (32-bit) Vista. I get a bold face script F 
just fine, no error messages.

Helen Read
University of Vermont

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