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{{Article summary start}}
 
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{{Article summary text|Installing TrueType 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
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{{Article summary wiki|Java Runtime Environment Fonts}}: Fonts specific to Sun's Java virtual machine
 
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==Installation==
 
==Installation==
{{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[AUR]] and includes:
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===Current Packages===
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{{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.}}
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Available in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]]:
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*{{AUR|ttf-win7-fonts}} — Windows 7 fonts
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*{{AUR|ttf-office-2007-fonts}} — Microsoft Office 2007 fonts
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*{{AUR|ttf-ms-win8}} — Windows 8 fonts
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===Legacy Packages===
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{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets.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.}}
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{{AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]].
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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.
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The package includes:
  
 
*[[Wikipedia:Andalé Mono|Andalé Mono]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Andalé Mono|Andalé Mono]]
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*[[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 (typeface)|Symbol]]
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*<s>[[Wikipedia:Symbol (typeface)|Symbol]]</s>
*[[Wikipedia:Tahoma (typeface)|Tahoma]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet MS|Trebuchet]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet MS|Trebuchet]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
  
{{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the [[AUR]] and includes:  
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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]].
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{{AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the AUR and include:  
  
 
*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Cambria (typeface)|Cambria]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Cambria (typeface)|Cambria]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Candara|Candara]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Constantia (typeface)|Constantia]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Constantia (typeface)|Constantia]]
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==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.
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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.
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Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided {{ic|local.conf}}.

Revision as of 09:48, 17 February 2013

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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.