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Text notes: Some special characters are displayed as empty boxes

Issue:

Users reported that for some fonts, some special characters which are displayed as expected in text notes in Revit 2016 software are displayed as empty boxes (rectangles) in Revit 2017 software.

Solution:

Status: This incident has been resolved in: 

Revit 2018 

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Workaround: Use a different font. Follow these instructions:
  1. Select a text note in which empty boxes appear.
  2. On the Properties palette, click Edit Type.
  3. In the Type Properties dialog box, change the value of the Text Font parameter.
  4. Click OK.
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