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Font Administrator User's Guide
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1.  Getting Started

To Open Font Administrator

Font Administrator Main Window

Fonts Menu

Options Menu

Help Menu

2.  Viewing Fonts

3.  Making Fonts Available

A.  Font Administrator Messages

B.  Font Administrator Utilities

C.  Asian Font Sets


Font Administrator Main Window

Use the Font Administrator main window to view a list of currently installed fonts. You can also view attributes or sample text for a font.

Figure 1-1 Font Administrator Main Window

Image shows the Font Administrator main window.

The Font Administrator main window consists of the following parts:

Fonts Menu

Image shows the total disk space occupied by a font.

The Fonts menu lists the following choices:


Deletes the selected font or fonts.


Installs the fonts you choose.


Displays attributes of the selected font.


Searches the font list for the font you enter. You can enter a partial font name.


Displays a list of currently installed font aliases.


Quits Font Administrator.

Options Menu

Image shows the Options menu.

The Options menu lists the following choices:

Modify Font Path

Makes changes to the font path.

Set Sample Text

Changes the default sample text.

Help Menu

Image shows the Help menu.

The Help menu lists the following choices:


Displays introductory information about Font Administrator features.


Displays step-by-step instructions for using Font Administrator.


Displays summary information about Font Administrator components.

On Item

Changes the pointer to a question mark – click the question mark pointer on a Font Administrator item for its description.

Using Help

Displays information about using Help.

About Font Administrator

Displays version, copyright, and licensing information about Font Administrator.