Difference between revisions of "Microsoft fonts"

From ArchWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Installation: interwiki links to wikipedia for all the fonts (nice for seeing what they look like), may need to fix some links)
(Legacy Packages)
(39 intermediate revisions by 14 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
[[Category:Fonts (English)]] [[Category:Graphics and DTP (English)]] [[Category:HOWTOs (English)]]
+
[[Category:Fonts]]
{{i18n|MS_Fonts}}
+
[[Category:Graphics and desktop publishing]]
 +
[[sr:MS Fonts]]
 +
[[zh-CN:MS Fonts]]
 
{{Article summary start}}
 
{{Article summary start}}
{{Article summary text|Installing TrueType web-core (Microsoft) fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering}}
+
{{Article summary text|Installing TrueType Microsoft fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering}}
{{Article summary heading|Legal}}
+
{{Article summary text|According to [http://web.archive.org/web/20020227054122/www.microsoft.com/typography/fontpack/eula.htm original Microsoft's End User License Agreement], there are ''some'' legal limitations when using the fonts.}}
+
 
{{Article summary heading|Related}}
 
{{Article summary heading|Related}}
 
{{Article summary wiki|Fonts}}: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations
 
{{Article summary wiki|Fonts}}: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations
 
{{Article summary wiki|Font Configuration}}: Font setup and beautification
 
{{Article summary wiki|Font Configuration}}: Font setup and beautification
{{Article summary wiki|Java Fonts - Sun JRE}}: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine
+
{{Article summary wiki|Java Runtime Environment Fonts}}: Fonts specific to Sun's Java virtual machine
 
{{Article summary end}}
 
{{Article summary end}}
  
 
==Installation==
 
==Installation==
{{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[AUR]] and includes:
+
===Current Packages===
 +
{{Note|These packages do '''require access to a Windows 7/8 and/or a Office 2007''' setup or installation media, consult corresponding [[PKGBUILD]] for details.}}
 +
Available in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]]:
 +
*{{AUR|ttf-win7-fonts}} — Windows 7 fonts
 +
*{{AUR|ttf-office-2007-fonts}} — Microsoft Office 2007 fonts
 +
*{{AUR|ttf-ms-win8}} — Windows 8 fonts
  
*[[Wikipedia:Andale Mono|Andale Mono]]
+
===Legacy Packages===
 +
{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets.  It is recommended to use the above packages.}}
 +
{{AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]].
 +
 
 +
According to [http://web.archive.org/web/20020227054122/www.microsoft.com/typography/fontpack/eula.htm original Microsoft's End User License Agreement], there are ''some'' legal limitations when using the fonts.
 +
 
 +
The package includes:
 +
 
 +
*[[Wikipedia:Andalé Mono|Andalé Mono]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Arial|Arial]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Arial|Arial]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
*[[Wikipedia:Georgia|Georgia]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Georgia (typeface)|Georgia]]
*[[Wikipedia:Impact|Impact]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Impact (typeface)|Impact]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
*[[Wikipedia:Symbol|Symbol]]
+
*<s>[[Wikipedia:Symbol (typeface)|Symbol]]</s>
*[[Wikipedia:Tahoma|Tahoma]]
+
 
*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet|Trebuchet]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet MS|Trebuchet]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Verdana|Verdana]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Verdana|Verdana]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Webdings|Webdings]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Webdings|Webdings]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
  
{{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the [[AUR]] and includes:  
+
You can also obtain {{AUR|ttf-tahoma}} or {{AUR|ttf-microsoft-tahoma}} from the AUR, which as you might expect contains [[Wikipedia:Tahoma (typeface)|Tahoma]].
 +
 
 +
{{AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the AUR and include:  
  
 
*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
*[[Wikipedia:Cambria|Cambria]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Cambria (typeface)|Cambria]]
 +
*[[Wikipedia:Candara|Candara]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
*[[Wikipedia:Constantia|Constantia]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Constantia (typeface)|Constantia]]
*[[Wikipedia:Corbel|Corbel]]
+
*[[Wikipedia:Corbel (typeface)|Corbel]]
  
 
==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
 
==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.
+
A complete guide on how to make the MS Fonts look as in Windows XP is found at http://www.sharpfonts.co.cc/ (site down, try {{AUR|sharpfonts}} in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]]). In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified XML files.
  
 
==Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7==
 
==Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7==
Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.
+
Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided {{ic|local.conf}}.

Revision as of 15:46, 14 November 2012

Template:Article summary start 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 virtual machine Template:Article summary end

Installation

Current Packages

Note: These packages do require access to a Windows 7/8 and/or a Office 2007 setup or installation media, consult corresponding PKGBUILD for details.

Available in the AUR:

Legacy Packages

Note: The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets. It is recommended to use the above packages.

ttf-ms-fontsAUR is available in the AUR.

According to original Microsoft's End User License Agreement, there are some legal limitations when using the fonts.

The package includes:

You can also obtain ttf-tahomaAUR or ttf-microsoft-tahomaAUR from the AUR, which as you might expect contains Tahoma.

ttf-vista-fontsAUR is also available in the AUR and include:

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/ (site down, try sharpfontsAUR in the AUR). 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.