Windows 10: Word cannot display the requested font

Discus and support Word cannot display the requested font in Microsoft Office and 365 to solve the problem; Windows 10 / Office 365 On one of my systems, when opening files which contain a font "Sanchez", I get the following message. All the other systems are... Discussion in 'Microsoft Office and 365' started by essdeeay, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. essdeeay Win User

    Word cannot display the requested font


    Windows 10 / Office 365
    On one of my systems, when opening files which contain a font "Sanchez", I get the following message. All the other systems are OK.

    "There is insufficient memory or disk space. Word cannot display the requested font."

    I've tried deleting normal.dot etc. and removing the printer drivers, and can confirm there are no addins. But here's the thing, if I create a document with a few words of the same font (Sanchez) and have this open, then all the other documents open fine. If I close my test document, then the other documents fail again.

    Any ideas?

    :)
     
    essdeeay, Feb 7, 2019
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  2. Steven Win User

    Changing the default font on Microsoft Word 2010 has no effect on new pages

    Perform the following steps to set the default font for new Microsoft Word 2010 documents.

    1. Right click the "Normal" Style on the Home ribbon and click Modify.
    2. Change the font to Times New Roman, 12 (or whatever you would prefer).
    3. Select the "New documents based on this template" option.
    4. Click OK
    5. Close and reopen Microsoft Word to confirm.

    For Microsoft Excel, perform these steps:

    1. Select File menu, Options item.
    2. Select the General category.
    3. Change "When creating new workbooks, use this font"
    4. Click OK to confirm
    5. Restart Microsoft Excel as instructed.
     
    Steven, Feb 7, 2019
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  3. PoBear Win User
    Mail - Outlook cannot display the requested font


    Hi

    I've connected the Mail app to my Gmail account. It can access my mail without problem but when I try and open an email I get the following message

    There is insufficient memory or disk space. Outlook cannot display the requested font

    This only happens on the first email selected.

    The email is displayed but most of the text is missing. Images are displayed and text which I am guessing does not use default values e.g. different font and possibly style.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks
     
    PoBear, Feb 7, 2019
    #3
  4. NeoSOS Win User

    Word cannot display the requested font

    Fonts

    Hello,

    I found these steps in this forum from back in 2010:

    Step 1:

    I would suggest you to try these steps and check whether it helps in fixing your issue.

    Open font settings by clicking on start, click on control panel, and then click on appearance and personalization, under fonts click on change font settings. And select the font size.

    Step 2:

    If you’re trying to change windows font size then please follow the steps below:

    To change Windows fonts

    1. Open Appearance Settings by clicking the Start button and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type window color, and then click Change window colors and
    metrics
    .

    2. In the Item list, click the part of Windows that you want to change the font for. For example, if you want to change the menu font, click Menu in the list. Then, make any of the following changes:

    · In the Font list, click the font that you want to use.

    · In the Size list, click the font size that you want.

    · In the Color list, click the font color that you want.

    3. Repeat these steps for each item that you want to make changes to, and then click OK.

    Does that help?
     
    NeoSOS, Feb 7, 2019
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