Solved

Windows NT: changing system font?

Posted on 1997-09-17
4
228 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Hi,
Is there a spec for how the font.properties file should look like? Fonts can be defined to be ANSI_CHARSET and SYMBOL_CHARSET. Are there a UNICODE_CHARSET as well for unicode fonts.

Regards,
Fredrik Rubensson
0
Comment
Question by:froderik
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:froderik
ID: 1227054
Edited text of question
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:russgold
ID: 1227055
I think you want to ask this in the Windows programming section of Experts Exchange, not the Java section.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:froderik
ID: 1227056
Sorry for being somewhat unclear. The font.properties file is standard in Java on any platform. It specifies what system fonts should be used for the standard Java fonts like serif sansserif etc. What I need is some spec for the format of that file. It is not really Windows-related although I suspect that different virtual machines handle this differently. Visual Age for Java for example doesn't seem to like Unicode fonts at all.
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
russgold earned 200 total points
ID: 1227057
The format and use of this file is described in:

http://www.javasoft.com:81/products/jdk/1.1/docs/guide/intl/fontprop.html

which gives examples on adding Asian fonts to JDK 1.1. Note that there is an option for specifying whether a font is directly accesible via Unicode.
0

Featured Post

Live: Real-Time Solutions, Start Here

Receive instant 1:1 support from technology experts, using our real-time conversation and whiteboard interface. Your first 5 minutes are always free.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
groupNoAdj 7 95
rhino JavaScript import, load 25 82
more than one jdk and one jre 1 41
Is there a simpler dropbox system? 10 18
For customizing the look of your lightweight component and making it look opaque like it was made of plastic.  This tip assumes your component to be of rectangular shape and completely opaque.   (CODE)
For beginner Java programmers or at least those new to the Eclipse IDE, the following tutorial will show some (four) ways in which you can import your Java projects to your Eclipse workbench. Introduction While learning Java can be done with…
This theoretical tutorial explains exceptions, reasons for exceptions, different categories of exception and exception hierarchy.
This tutorial explains how to use the VisualVM tool for the Java platform application. This video goes into detail on the Threads, Sampler, and Profiler tabs.

786 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question