Add File, then choose Text & Picture > Add Text or Pictures. · You can also choose the fonts that are embedded in PowerPoint by selecting the font within the text box. · If you chose embedded fonts, the new PowerPoint file will be set up with the same fonts you used to Embed a Word file by choosing Word inside the Word file menu in the same window as above. (There may be some fonts that are embedded but are already available). Workaround: • Add a .doc file to the document and save it as a Word file. In the Edit menu, choose Options → Word Options and in the Appearance section, check the list of fonts embedded in Word. If you choose PowerPoint, your Word document will use a font that is already included in your PowerPoint presentation (you can find this on the font menu under Edit → Fonts). • If you choose Word and Embed, your Word document will use fonts included with the Word file. • Save the Word file, then select Word inside the Word file menu. Workaround: • Go to File, then Save As > Select Text (or select Word and Embed), then in the Save Options: box, ensure the default font is set. If you are using Adobe Acrobat Reader, the text editor on PowerPoint does not recognize this as Word. You could select Save to As and save a PDF, but that might not be optimal. Workaround: • To import the Word file, click the Word menu, and then choose Import… (or choose Word and then go to File > Import). The Word document will be displayed in PowerPoint. • If you are using Adobe Acrobat Reader, the Word document will display in a Word document. Mar 29, 2023 — This is also for those of you who get the following error message: “You cannot use this font in this presentation as your font family does not contain embedded characters.” Workaround: Add the fonts to the font list, and then click the Open tab in the PowerPoint font list to add the font. If you are using a font that is not an embedding font: Add the font to your Font list. Click the View button in the top right corner of the font list window. Click Embedding > Click Add. Apr 25, 2023 — Embedding or subletting fonts in PowerPoint/Word works great. However, when I try to add a font, PowerPoint shows a grayed out message box.