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LibreOffice not recognizing Courier [closed]

asked 2012-07-09 02:23:49 +0200

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updated 2015-10-17 00:13:47 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I'm trying to compose in Courier (not Courier New). The font resides at c:\windows\fonts and I changed one of the paths to this folder. It still is not showing up as a selectable font. I saw an answer to a question like mine, but the answer seemed to be "a networked printer can supply it." I'm rarely connected to a network with a printer.

Is there a step-by-step plain language guide on how to unlock a font like this? I'm on Windows 7, the font has an extension .fon. It's frustrating to see fonts on my Control Panel but apparently inaccessible to the application.

Thanks.

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answered 2012-07-09 04:12:15 +0200

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That font file format (.fon) is old and likely not recognised by Windows 7. It will be easiest to install a free metric-equivalent version of Courier such as Nimbus Mono L or FreeMono in TrueType format.

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