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[[Category:Fonts]]
 
[[Category:Fonts]]
 
[[Category:Graphics and desktop publishing]]
 
[[Category:Graphics and desktop publishing]]
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[[ar:MS Fonts]]
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[[ja:MS Fonts]]
 
[[sr:MS Fonts]]
 
[[sr:MS Fonts]]
 
[[zh-CN:MS Fonts]]
 
[[zh-CN:MS Fonts]]
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{{Article summary end}}
 
{{Article summary end}}
  
==Installation==
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== Installation ==
===Current Packages===
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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.}}
 
{{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]]:
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Available in the [[AUR]]:
*{{AUR|ttf-win7-fonts}} — Windows 7 fonts
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* {{AUR|ttf-win7-fonts}} — Windows 7 fonts
*{{AUR|ttf-office-2007-fonts}} — Microsoft Office 2007 fonts
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* {{AUR|ttf-office-2007-fonts}} — Microsoft Office 2007 fonts
*{{AUR|ttf-ms-win8}} — Windows 8 fonts
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* {{AUR|ttf-ms-win8}} — Windows 8 fonts
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=== Legacy packages ===
  
===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{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets.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.}}
 
{{Note|The fonts provided by these packages are out-of-date and are missing modern hinting instructions and the full character sets.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]].
 
{{AUR|ttf-ms-fonts}} is available in the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]].
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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]]
*<s>[[Wikipedia:Symbol (typeface)|Symbol]]</s>
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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 {{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]]
  
{{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 {{AUR|sharpfonts}} in the [[Arch User Repository|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==
 
 
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 {{ic|local.conf}}.

Revision as of 20:50, 30 October 2013

Summary help replacing me
Installing TrueType Microsoft fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering
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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 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.