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How to embed a TrueType font in a document
Article ID: 290952 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q290952
For a Microsoft Word 2000 version of this article, see 212363
For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 113822
For a Microsoft Word version of this article, see 188324
Microsoft Word allows you to embed a TrueType font in a Word document so that you can view and edit the font, if licensing rights allow. You can do this even if you open the document on a computer on which the font is not installed.
To embed a TrueType font in a saved document in Microsoft Word 2002 or in Microsoft Office Word 2003, follow these steps:
NOTE: Some fonts treat normal, bold, italic, and bold-italic as separate font .ttf files. In this case, the file size of your document is larger when you use bold and italic formatting than it is if you do not.
If a font does not have a bold, italic, or bold-italic version, Windows generates bold or italic from the core font. In this case, the file size increases when you use bold or italic formatting.
Licensing rights for font embedding determine how the font may be embedded in the document.
How to estimate the font file sizeNOTE: The following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, please consult your product documentation to complete these steps.