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

Symptoms

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 Item

Sysgen variable

Description

Arial Narrow

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALN

Arial Narrow font

Arial Narrow Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNB

Bold Arial Narrow font

Arial Narrow Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNBI

Bold and italic Arial Narrow font

Arial Narrow Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALNI

Italic Arial Narrow font


More Information

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:

Windows Embedded Compact 7 updates
The kind of processor that each update file applies to is displayed in the name of each file in the "File information" section.

Prerequisites

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.

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 name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Catalogitems.pbcxml

583,053

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Cebase\Catalog

Cebase.pbcxml

76,090

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Cebase\Catalog

Odtcustom_device.pbcxml

179,969

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Cebase\Catalog

Winceos.bat

203,660

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Cebase\Oak\Misc

Arialn.ttf

165,724

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Arialnb.ttf

170,740

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Arialnbi.ttf

170,052

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Arialni.ttf

172,892

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Common.bib

137,862

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Files

Generateuspcecache.bat

9,700

19-Feb-2013

16:01

Public\Common\Oak\Misc


Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

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

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