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FIX: An update is available that adds the Arial Narrow font family in Windows Embedded Compact 7

This article describes an update that adds the Arial Narrow font family in Windows Embedded Compact 7. To use the Arial Narrow font family in an image, you must first add the Arial Narrow font sysgen variables to Platform Builder by using the Catalog Items view. The following table lists the Arial Narrow fonts and their corresponding sysgen variables.

Catalog ItemSysgen variableDescription
Arial NarrowSYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNArial Narrow font
Arial Narrow BoldSYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNBBold Arial Narrow font
Arial Narrow Bold ItalicSYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNBIBold and italic Arial Narrow font
Arial Narrow ItalicSYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNIItalic Arial Narrow font

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Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 7 Monthly Update (February 2013) is now available from Microsoft. To download this update, go to the following Microsoft Download Center website: 
The kind of processor that each update file applies to is displayed in the name of each file in the "File information" section.


This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Files that are included in this hotfix package

File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 2811883 - Last Review: 03/11/2013 17:17:00 - Revision: 1.0

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