Missing Characters when printing from Office apps


OK, considering I can’t sleep right now, I figured I’d post this and make my insomnia useful…

Strange issue occurred where printing from Outlook, Excel or Word would result in characters missing from the print out. In the print preview it looks just fine but printing would result in random characters disappearing.

The fix is here;

Office apps missing characters when printing

To work around this issue, install the Complex Script support files. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, and then click Run
2. Type intl.cpl, and then click OK.
3. Click the Languages tab.
4. Under Supplemental language support, click to select the Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages (including Thai) check box.
5. When you receive the following message, click OK to close the message:
You chose to install the Arabic, Armenian, Georgian, Hebrew, Indic, Thai and Vietnamese language files. This will require 10 MB or more of available disk space. The files will be installed after you click OK or Apply on the Regional and Language Options dialog box.
6. Click OK to close the Regional and Language Options dialog box.

From http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960985


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