How to Add a New Font to Your Windows Me-Based Computer

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This article describes how to add a new font to your Windows Me-based computer.

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To add a new font to your computer:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Fonts.
  2. On the File menu, click Install New Font.
  3. Open the folder that contains the font you want to add, and then click the font you want to add. Note that you can select more than one font to add at a time by pressing and holding down the CTRL key while you click fonts.
NOTE: For TrueType, Raster, or Adobe Type 1 fonts, you can also add the font by dragging the appropriate font files to the Fonts folder. To add fonts from a network drive without using disk space on your computer, click to clear the Copy fonts to Fonts folder check box in the Add Fonts dialog box. This feature is only available when you install TrueType or Raster fonts by clicking Install New Font on the File menu.


Article ID: 306870 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
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