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{{Article summary start}}
 
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{{Article summary text|Installing TrueType Microsoft fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering}}
 
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{{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==
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== Installation ==
{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets. Get the fonts from an alternate location (a Windows 7 installation) if possible.}}
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{{Package AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[AUR]].
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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 [[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{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets.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]].
  
 
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.
 
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:
 
The package includes:
  
*[[Wikipedia:Andalé Mono|Andalé Mono]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Andalé Mono|Andalé Mono]]
*[[Wikipedia:Arial|Arial]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Arial|Arial]]
*[[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Arial Black|Arial Black]]
*[[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Comic Sans|Comic Sans]]
*[[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Courier New|Courier New]]
*[[Wikipedia:Georgia (typeface)|Georgia]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Georgia (typeface)|Georgia]]
*[[Wikipedia:Impact (typeface)|Impact]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Impact (typeface)|Impact]]
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Lucida Sans|Lucida Sans]]
*[[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Lucida Console|Lucida Console]]
*[[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Microsoft Sans Serif|Microsoft Sans Serif]]
*[[Wikipedia:Symbol (typeface)|Symbol]]
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* <s>[[Wikipedia:Symbol (typeface)|Symbol]]</s>
*[[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Times New Roman|Times New Roman]]
*[[Wikipedia:Trebuchet MS|Trebuchet]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Trebuchet MS|Trebuchet]]
*[[Wikipedia:Verdana|Verdana]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Verdana|Verdana]]
*[[Wikipedia:Webdings|Webdings]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Webdings|Webdings]]
*[[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Wingdings|Wingdings]]
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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 includes:
  
You can also obtain {{Package AUR|ttf-tahoma}} from the [[AUR]], which as you might expect contains [[Wikipedia:Tahoma (typeface)|Tahoma]].
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* [[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Cambria (typeface)|Cambria]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Candara|Candara]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Constantia (typeface)|Constantia]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Corbel (typeface)|Corbel]]
  
{{Package AUR|ttf-vista-fonts}} is also available in the [[AUR]] and include:
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== Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP ==
  
*[[Wikipedia:Calibri|Calibri]]
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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 [[AUR]]). In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified XML files.
*[[Wikipedia:Cambria (typeface)|Cambria]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Candara|Candara]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Consolas|Consolas]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Constantia (typeface)|Constantia]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Corbel (typeface)|Corbel]]
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==Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP==
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== Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7 ==
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 [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16824 sharpfonts] in AUR). In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified xml files.
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==Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7==
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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}}.
Use [[Font Configuration#Infinality|Infinality's patched freetype2 package]], and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.
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Revision as of 20:50, 30 October 2013

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Installing TrueType Microsoft fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering
Related
Fonts: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations
Font Configuration: Font setup and beautification
Java Runtime Environment Fonts: Fonts specific to Sun's Java virtual machine

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 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/ (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.