To work with mapping and other issues like Architectural files with background images. We need HALO text as that has proven to be the best method to display the text. ESRI has done this with TTFonts for a long time. How about Mstation?
This has been asked before best option if a TTF doesnt exist that you can find try this vba works very nicely for selected elements...
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