Re: Fonts in Windows text boxes

Subject: Re: Fonts in Windows text boxes
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 13:04:44 -0400

Dick Margulis wrote:


I had read David's original post and found it just as ambiguous (amtriguous??)

But based on your belief as to his meaning, I've just posted a query to comp.fonts. I'll report back if anyone knows the answer.

I haven't forgotten about this subject, but it took until now to get a response from any of the font experts.

The pseudonymous Triple Fluffy, over at alt.binaries.fonts, says, "Some fonts are set by Control Panel / Display / Appearance. Other
fonts (such as Tahoma) are listed explicitly as entries in the
registry. Almost anything else defaults to the bitmapped System font."

From that I conclude that, to the best approximation of authoritative information currently available to me, you cannot change the font used in Windows dialog text fields.

If I get further information, I'll let you know.



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RE: Fonts in Windows text boxes: From: Goldstein, Dan
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