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How change Windows Font Explorer test phrase

How I can change font test phrase in Windows 8.1. I need to see if font have another characters set.
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Windows 8.1 Metro UI icons missing

I used FontExplorer X Pro to delete non-system fonts but after that metro UI icons disappear (shows only squares). I find this thread ...
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Win 8 system font turns into gibberish after each restart

I have accidentally put an AvenirNext.ttc (font file) to Windows Fonts folder (C:\Windows\Fonts). At first, no change was visible. Only the next morning when I turned the computer on, the system font ...
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Windows 8.1 missing font files after restart

Some days ago I rebooted my windows 8.1 system. After the reboot all my system texts were very cryptic - showing only some strange symbols. After some investigation I discovered that my ...
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How to make Steam use Helvetica in its GUI instead of Arial?

I searched the web and found out that there's one solution: editing the steam.styles file (\Program Files (x86)\Steam\resource\styles\steam.styles). I edited it, changed the line from: // cool we ...
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Correct way to change default font in Windows 8? [duplicate]

I had been enjoying Windows 8 for the last couple of months on my desktop and laptop, but now it seems MS did actually do something really stupid in this OS that bothers me. You can't change the ...
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Windows 8 Farsi/Arabic font on Windows 7

What is the font installed as default on Windows 8 for Persian/Farsi/Arabic languages? It has really good appearance which I want to install it on the Windows 7 too. How can set default font of ...
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I installed 30,000 fonts, now my computer is a slug. How do I remove them?

This served great for the project I was working on but now it's slowing me down too much. I've tried going to %windir%\fonts and ordering them by date modified so I would delete all of the ones that ...
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Change Taskbar AND Window Title Text On Windows 8

This answer shows how to change window title text color. But there is one problem: Aero Lite theme changes taskbar text color to black. Is there a way to change it?
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Windows 8 - special symbols do not display in demanded font

Following characters are contained in Courier New font: ┌ ┐ ─ ┤ ├ ┘ └ Unfortunately after I type these characters into WordPad in Windows 8, their font is Segoe UI Symbol and it can't be changed ...
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1answer
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Version of font doesn't appear in editing programs

Installed these fonts and in all my programs (word, photoshop, after effects, etc.) only the Line Bold and Regular appear. The Light version of the font is somehow missing. (Which is the one I wanted) ...
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How to activate font smoothing for CJK fonts [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox 21 on Windows 8. This is how CJK fonts are displayed. The title of the Wikipedia article is displayed smoothly with anti-aliasing since the font is large enough. Latin text in ...
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How to render fonts in Windows 8 like in XP?

I just got new PC and upgraded from XP to Windows 8 (yeah I skipped Vista and Win7) and now I have a problem with all this font rendering with smoothing-antialiasing-ClearType crapola. It is hard to ...
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1answer
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Change Window Title Text On Windows 8?

I would like to change the color of the window title text on: Windows 8 Professional x64 With all Aero features enabled On the desktop (not in MUI mode) Have tried various existing solutions for ...
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1answer
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Problems displaying Chinese characters in some apps

I've recently installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I can display and copy/paste chinese characters fine in a web browser (e.g. textbox control) or in MS word, but in notepad or in the IE address bar they ...
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Where can I get Windows 8 font to be used in my Windows 7?

I'm currently using Windows 7 Professional I wanted to upgrade to Windows 8 but my system requirement seems not fit to it as I'm using a netbook with screen that can play only up to 600p for quality, ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to back up the default fonts in Windows 8? [duplicate]

I want to be able to back up my default fonts from my Windows 8 Pro install. I'm going to be doing some stuff with my fonts, and I want to be able to get back all those is something happens to them. ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 Pro Font cache issue

For making some kind of font installer, after some install and uninstall, my windows 8 Font cache , damaged, so in Microsoft work or other application that uses windows fonts, when I select any 3rd ...
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Low text and image quality in Windows 8

I got a Powercolor HD 7850 (1 GB, 256-bit) graphics card. I'm using Windows 8. For some reason the image and text quality is very low in both Windows and Chrome. ClearType is active but text and ...
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1answer
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Disable anti-aliasing for some fonts in Windows 8

How do you disable anti-aliasing for only some font names in Windows 8? Specifically, I like to use Terminus which is an awesome coding font, but looks like garbage when rendered with ClearType and ...
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1answer
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Restore Default Font Files in Windows 8

I have a new desktop that has Windows 8 installed. While I was installing everything from my backups, I installed backed up fonts of my old Windows 7. How can I remove these custom fonts and restore ...
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1answer
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Missing Calibri fonts in Windows 8

I recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8, and installed Office 2013, both of which originated from a MSDN subscription. However, I noticed that I only have Calibri Light as a font, so the ...
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2answers
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Fonts in Google Chrome messed up

I recently installed new fonts on my computer that my friend sent me so I can use them in Adobe Photoshop. When I downloaded the ".zip" folder containing the fonts I unzipped the folder, pressed ...
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Why are there squares showing in window titles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown glyph symbols on the Volume Mixer I've come across an issue that has me totally stumped. I am finding squares in my window titles in various programs around ...
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2answers
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Does the new Windows 8 Burmese/Myanmar work properly in Windows 7?

I just learned from Michael Kaplan's Microsoft internationalization blog, Sorting it all Out, that Windows 8 now includes a keyboard layout form the Burmese / Myanmar language and also a very nice ...
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Why do fonts show up as boxes in Windows 8?

I found that the font "MS Outlook" shows up as boxes on my computer. How do I display MS Outlook characters correctly? There are other fonts that show up as boxes in Windows 8, too.
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3answers
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Where can I get the Windows 8 fonts?

Windows 8 comes with a few new fonts, fonts that I would like to use or have for editing PDF documents that did not have the fonts completely embded. Is there somewhere I can download these new ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 Font Stack [closed]

Are there any new fonts in Windows 8 compared to Windows 7? Is there any place I can get a complete/diff list, perhaps even with some previews?
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How To Change The Fonts In Windows 8

In Windows 7, there is an option to change the fonts for things such as the active title bar, menu, etc. It was found by opening the Window Color and Appearance settings in the Control Panel. I just ...
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What font is used on Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8?

What font is used for the interface in Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8? Is this font free to use?