[WriteLog] Adding new fonts to Entry Window

Alan Maenchen ad6e at arrl.net
Thu Feb 16 14:54:26 EST 2017

Hi Jim,

I just dropped the ttf file into the same folder as all the other ttf.
files. WL picked it up and uses it just fine if I change the Log Font, but
not the Entry font.

73, Alan  AD6E

On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 9:39 AM, Jim Rhodes <jimk0xu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you added the font to Windows fonts? Not sure how that is done in win
> 10, haven't added any fonts since along about xp.
> Jim Rhodes
> On Feb 16, 2017 1:05 PM, "Alan Maenchen" <ad6e at arrl.net> wrote:
>> I was looking for a better entry font and ran across the G0HWC list with a
>> whole lot of various slashed zero fonts that he made.
>> http://www.g0hwc.com/ham_radio_fonts.html
>> I downloaded one of them, the T93Y font, and tried to load it into the WL
>> as the Entry font but ran into a problem. Setup / Entry Window font gives
>> a
>> very limited list of available fonts .. only seven. The new font, T93Y
>> isn't listed nor are the many other fonts that are in Control Panel > All
>> Control Panel Items > Fonts.
>> The bar "Show More Fonts" works fine and brings up a large list, but I
>> can't add any fonts beyond the seven already listed. I assume these seven
>> were fonts that I played with in earlier versions of WL. I'm now running
>> WL12.12C and Win10.
>> Not a big deal. Consolas font is pretty good and that's what I'm using
>> now.
>> Fortunately it is in that short list of seven fonts that I have to choose
>> from.
>> BTW, the Log Window font selection gives me the complete list and I can
>> change to the new T93Y font for the log just fine.
>> One other point I just noticed. If I change the Entry font to a larger
>> font
>> (sorry, my eyes aren't what they used to be) then the green oval with L or
>> R  becomes a vertical line. Not a serious problem but probably not
>> supposed
>> to do that.
>> Aloha,  Alan  AD6E / KH6TU
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