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Installing a TrueType font in Windows 95/98,
Windows NT 4, Windows 2000 and Windows XP

To install a TrueType font:

1. Press the Start button and select Control Panel which is usually located in the Settings section.

Start Menu

2. Run the Fonts applet by double clicking the Fonts icon.

Control Panel

3. The Fonts applet will display a list of all the fonts already installed. Select Install New Font... from the File menu.

Fonts folder

4. In the Add Fonts dialog box, select the drive and directory where the new font to be added is stored (i.e. for fonts on diskette, change the drive letter to a:). For fonts stored elsewhere on the network, select the Network... button. Once you have selected the appropriate directory the available fonts will be listed and the required fonts can be selected. Individual fonts may be selected by holding down the Control key (CTRL) whilst clicking and all fonts may be selected by clicking the Select All button.

Ensure the Copy fonts to Fonts folder is checked so that the fonts are correctly installed on the computer.

Add Fonts dialog box

5. Click on the OK button.

6. Close the Fonts folder.

7. Close the Control Panel folder.

Once the font is installed it is ready for use in any application that supports TrueType fonts.
Click here for a step-by-step guide to the usage of a custom TrueType font.