[THIN] Re: How to Restrict Access To fonts

  • From: "Joe Shonk" <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 07:18:36 -0700

Fonts are a system level resource... As far a I know, the only way to limit
fonts on a per-user basis is to use something like Microsoft Softgrid.


On 9/26/06, Stratton, Doug ISMC:EX <Doug.M.Stratton@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

We have some TTF fonts that a client purchased that we only want a limited number of users to have access to.

I tried setting the security rights on the font from the Font control
panel.  (selected font and removed all user access as a test)

What I seem to be getting is that users can still see the font in the
application but when they select it the text disappears.

I don't want them to see it in the application

*From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
Behalf Of *Steve Greenberg
*Sent:* September 26, 2006 3:49 PM
*To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
*Subject:* [THIN] Re: How to Restrict Access To fonts

 Do you want to make different fonts available to different users, or,
just make certain available to no one?

Steve Greenberg

Thin Client Computing

34522 N. Scottsdale Rd D8453

Scottsdale, AZ 85262

(602) 432-8649




*From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
Behalf Of *Stratton, Doug ISMC:EX
*Sent:* Tuesday, September 26, 2006 2:42 PM
*To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
*Subject:* [THIN] How to Restrict Access To fonts

Is there a way to restrict access to fonts on a windows 2003 server?


Doug Stratton
Technology Engineering Services, ISM Canada
Together with Shared Services BC
Telephone: 250-704-1861
Fax: 250-704-1889
E-mail: <mailto:stratton@xxxxxxxxxx>

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