How to Install Fonts Guide

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How to install fonts on your computer?

Users may find it necessary to install additional fonts onto their computer's because of the lack of available fonts to choose from.

In addition to the steps below to manually install fonts, please also be aware there are several different types of software programs that will also install additional fonts.

Microsoft Windows 95, 98 & NT users

1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
2. Open the Fonts icon by double clicking the icon.
3. Within the Fonts window you will be able to view each of the currently installed fonts as well as install new fonts. To install a font click File and select Install New Font.
4. Locate the directory of the fonts you wish to install.
5. Highlight the fonts you wish to install and click ok

Windows XP users

1. Click Start, Click Control Panel.
2. Click Appearance and Themes
3. Open the Fonts folder by double clicking the icon.
4. Within the Fonts window you will be able to view each of the currently installed fonts as well as install new fonts. To install a font click File and select Install New Font.
5. Locate the directory of the fonts you wish to install.
6. Highlight the fonts you wish to install and click ok

Other Microsoft Windows users

1. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
2. Open the Fonts icon by double clicking the icon.
3. Within the Fonts window you will be able to view each of the currently installed fonts as well as install new fonts. To install a font click File and select Install New Font.
4. Locate the directory of the fonts you wish to install.
5. Highlight the fonts you wish to install and click ok.

Apple Macintosh users

1. Open the System Fonts folder.
2. Open the drive or folder containing the fonts that you wish to install.
3. Select each of the fonts you wish to install.
4. Holding down the Options key drag and drop the fonts into your fonts folder.


By Roger Cater

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