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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Summary

This chapter looked at how Windows 98 works with fonts. You began by learning some font fundamentals, including the three main classification schemes for fonts: “architectural” (typeface, type size, type style, and character spacing), output device (screen or printer), and font-rendering mechanism (raster, vector, or TrueType.) I then showed you how to view and open font files, install new fonts, delete old fonts, and troubleshoot some font woes. I even threw in some info about the Character Map accessory for good measure. For more font-related information, check out the following chapters:

  • Chapter 6, “Customizing the Taskbar, Start Menu, and Display,” is the place to learn how to change the system fonts—the fonts used in the Windows ...

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