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My issue with fonts are quite similiar to yous.
We draw in ARCHICAD23 using font, which is an extra one for operating systems. We need to export drawings in DWG for engineers working in AutoCAD, but we don't want to push them to install our font.
I would like to convert it to for example Arial Narrow.
Without having AutoCAD and creating layout file it is impossible, isn't it?
I haven't tried this but I would think that if you can set up a DWG template and create "My_arial_font" style using "arial.ttf" in AutoCAD and in your translator map "My_odd_font.ttf"** to "My_arial_font" it should work.

Let us know how you get on as this seems to be a problematic area for a few people.

** Check the font extension in your fonts folder as they aren't all TTF format.