It would be nice to have the ability to control what font is used to replace unavailable fonts on a different machine. Right now, they are replaced by a default font.
Using layout across windows and osx presents additional problems, some fonts have slightly different names across os´s, and layout sometimes does not recognize them as the same font, replacing them with the default font.
Usually font replacement is done by the operating system, but it is indeed a good idea to give the author some control so that the replacement is not totally off. It makes me think of the font priority as it is used on the web (CSS). For the SketchUp website it is for example:
"Open Sans", "Helvetica Neue", Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif (the is a category for whatever is default for sans serif)
Yes, any improvement over the current situation where everything gets replaced with verdana.
The dialog to replace a missing font when editing a text box, should appear right after opening the file, and should affect all text instances with the missing font.
Could be nice to at least give us a list of the missing font or the font used, this way we could share the font manually with our colleges.
Or perhaps the font could be embedded in the file. Don’t know if that would lead to issues with licensing though.