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Re: Cygwin Fonts
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Cygwin Fonts
- From: "Ross Smith" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 10:08:43 +1200
From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>At 01:50 PM 4/6/99 -0500, Natarajan (Ravi) Murugaiyan wrote:
>>I am running cygwin version B-20 on Windows NT version 4.0.
>>The only fonts showing up for selection in the properties window
>>are 'Lucida Console' and 'Raster Fonts'.
>>How can I make available to cygwin other fonts like Arial?
>That's not a Cygwin issue but a console (cmd.exe) issue. I'm not sure how
>you get other fonts with the console. It may well be that you need to have
>fonts which are specifically "console" fonts installed...
The console is restricted to monospaced fonts. It won't show Arial
because that's a proportional font. (I don't know why it doesn't show
Courier New, though.)
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