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Microsoft KB Archive/170894

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PRB: Error Message: "Cannot open SOFTIMAGE font"

Last reviewed: July 2, 1997
Article ID: Q170894

The information in this article applies to:

  • Softimage 3D for Windows NT, version 3.7

SYMPTOMS

When you try to start SOFTIMAGE 3D, the following error message appears after installation:

   "Cannot open SI font (invalid argument)
   Cannot open SI font (no such file directory)"

CAUSE

This message is issued at start-up time when system fonts are not found or you do not have the correct permissions to read them.

RESOLUTION

Check the $SI_LOCATION\3D\rsrc directory to verify that you have access to the following fonts:

   Softimage.fnt
   Softimage15.fnt
   Softlogo.fnt

The environment variable SI_LOCATION may not be pointing to the correct location or some of the settings may be wrong.

REFERENCES

If you have any problems concerning the information contained in this article, contact support@softimage.com by e-mail.


Keywords : kberrmsg kbgraphic kbtshoot si si3d si3dinst si3dsetup

Version : 3.7
Platform : NT WINDOWS


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Last reviewed: July 2, 1997
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