Java 6u18 fixes FontDesignMetrics exception (Bug 2817004)

Bug 2817004 ( … tid=594231), which is our all-time most-reported bug and a bug in the JVM, is reportedly fixed in Java 6u18, which was released earlier in the week.

If you’re running Windows and you’ve experienced this bug, please try upgrading to Java 6u18 and let us know if this resolves the issue for you.