Difference between revisions of "Microsoft fonts"

From ArchWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (don't need manual method)
m (cleanup (ttf-ms-fonts is in the AUR, ttf-vista-fonts doesn')
Line 10: Line 10:
 
{{Article summary wiki|Java Fonts - Sun JRE}}: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine
 
{{Article summary wiki|Java Fonts - Sun JRE}}: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine
 
{{Article summary end}}
 
{{Article summary end}}
== Included fonts ==
 
Fonts included are: Andale Mono, Arial, Arial Black, Comic, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Sans, Lucida Console, Microsoft Sans Serif, Symbol, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings and Wingdings.
 
  
== Instructions ==
+
==Installation==
Currently, the preferred way of installing these fonts is through the [extra] repository. The manual method is still described below for those interested.
+
{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} and {{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} are available in the [[AUR]].
  
=== Install from extra repository ===
+
ttf-ms-fonts includes: Andale Mono, Arial, Arial Black, Comic, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Sans, Lucida Console, Microsoft Sans Serif, Symbol, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings and Wingdings.
Run the following command to install the package:
+
# pacman -S ttf-ms-fonts
+
  
=== Additional microsoft fonts ===
+
ttf-vista-fonts includes:  
There is also a package in the AUR called [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=35297 ttf-ms-extrafonts] providing extra fonts such as Calibri or Cambria. To install this download the package manually and build it or use an [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_Helpers AUR helper].
+
  
 
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
 
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==

Revision as of 17:26, 3 December 2010

This template has only maintenance purposes. For linking to local translations please use interlanguage links, see Help:i18n#Interlanguage links.


Local languages: Català – Dansk – English – Español – Esperanto – Hrvatski – Indonesia – Italiano – Lietuviškai – Magyar – Nederlands – Norsk Bokmål – Polski – Português – Slovenský – Česky – Ελληνικά – Български – Русский – Српски – Українська – עברית – العربية – ไทย – 日本語 – 正體中文 – 简体中文 – 한국어


External languages (all articles in these languages should be moved to the external wiki): Deutsch – Français – Română – Suomi – Svenska – Tiếng Việt – Türkçe – فارسی

Template:Article summary start Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary heading Template:Article summary text Template:Article summary heading Template:Article summary wiki: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations Template:Article summary wiki: Font setup and beautification Template:Article summary wiki: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine Template:Article summary end

Installation

{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} and Template:Package AUR are available in the AUR.

ttf-ms-fonts includes: Andale Mono, Arial, Arial Black, Comic, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Sans, Lucida Console, Microsoft Sans Serif, Symbol, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings and Wingdings.

ttf-vista-fonts includes:

Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP

A complete guide on how to make the MS Fonts look as in Windows XP is found at http://www.sharpfonts.co.cc/. In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified xml files.

Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7

Use Infinality's patched freetype2 package, and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.