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FontSubstitutes

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Description

Stores the names of alternative fonts that can be used when a requested font or a font that appears in a document either is not available or is unsupported.

Entries in this subkey are of data type REG_SZ and are named after the fonts for which substitutes are defined. The value of an entry is the name of the font to be used in substitution for the font name matched by the name of the entry. For example, the entry Helvetica, if it exists in the registry, could store the string "Arial", which would configure Arial as a substitute for Helvetica.

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