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Overview of MS Shell DLG and FontSubsitutes
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The following registry key lists common fonts and their substitutions:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\FontSubstitutesWhen a program calls for a common system or dialog font, the FontSubsitution mapping is used to look up the appropriate font for the computer's system locale.
MS Shell DlgMS Shell Dlg is a mapping mechanism that enables U.S. English Microsoft Windows NT, and Microsoft Windows 2000 to support locales that have characters that are not contained in code page 1252. It is not a font but a face name for a nonexistent font. You can specify it during Setup in either the Windows NT Setup file or the Windows 2000 Setup file. You can also specify this when you are customizing a local computer by using the Regional Options tool in Control Panel:
For more information, refer to the following MSDN Web site (under Platform SDK, expand Base Services, and then expand International Features):
http://msdn.microsoft.comYou can also refer to the following Microsoft Web site: