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Old 10-31-2005, 07:46 PM   #1
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Question Changing default font in Java

how do i change the default font on Java apps
I want Arial. just like the JVM in windows
Old 11-01-2005, 04:22 PM   #2
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to get it in there at all presumably you would put ariel in
jre/lib/fonts and update fonts.dir
and make an entry for it in at the top
might have to alter other stuff in that file but for what you said mainly
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Install Windows Fonts

You should install Microsoft's free Windows fonts. This blog post shows how to do that: How to Install Windows Fonts in Java on Linux


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