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Will truetype fonts slowdown progecad

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Two of my friends were complaining to me that progeCAD is very slow and heavy on their computers. They have mixed configurations, from Dual Core to Core-i3. Dual core suffered the most. But I kept on telling them that my staff & I had no problems like this at all. And my Home computer is Dual Core and that too handles progeCAD quite well.

Yesterday I accidentally found out from the drawings sent by my structural engineer - Mr.Narendrakumar who has 15

copies of progeCAD - that his office was now using True Type fonts.  (Earlier they were using only SHX fonts - Roman-S. We, in our office use Roman-S only - we have never used true-type). It was only a small 250 KB file but zooming & panning on the dual core computer was slow and it became heavy on the system. I suspected on the true-type fonts and changed them to Roman-S. Immediately everything was normal and fast.

So if anybody complains to you regarding slow operations in progeCAD, probably it is because of the true-type fonts and you can advise them to change to any SHX fonts and the increase in speed in tremendous - especially with slow computers