Font Sample Text in Windows Font Folder

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Gary
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Font Sample Text in Windows Font Folder

Post by Gary » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:18 am

Is there a way to change the three character font sample that you see when you view the font icon. I modified the shape of some of the Basic Latin glyphs in the font Tonga Bold to match some old font that I could not find the replacement for. Tonga Bold was the closest I could find. When you view the font icon in Windows you see three characters. In this font the displayed characters are in Kanarese (Kannada). Is there a way to change that display to Basic Latin?
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Re: Font Sample Text in Windows Font Folder

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:49 am

I moved your thread from the Tutorials forum to the Support forum, where it belongs.
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Re: Font Sample Text in Windows Font Folder

Post by Erwin Denissen » Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:28 am

Windows decides what to show based on the Unicode Character Range settings on the Ranges tab. I don't think there is a public document that explains what settings work, so do some experiments, but be aware some applications might rely on these settings.
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