gdi32: Implement automatic font substitution

Lei Zhang thestig at
Thu Jul 3 16:07:37 CDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Huang, Zhangrong <hzhrong at> wrote:
> Have you tried to set FontLink? It works for me, there are no places
> have font problem. (without automatic font substitution patch)
> see:
> [Software\\Microsoft\\Windows
> NT\\CurrentVersion\\FontLink\\SystemLink] 1208451304
> "Microsoft Sans
> Serif"=str(7):"simsun.ttc,SimSun\0gulim.ttc,Gulim\0msgothic.ttc,MS UI
> Gothic\0mingliu.ttc,PMingLiU\0"
> "Tahoma"=str(7):"simsun.ttc,SimSun\0gulim.ttc,Gulim\0msgothic.ttc,MS
> UI Gothic\0mingliu.ttc,PMingLiU\0"
> Ensure your system have these fonts: simsun.ttc, gulim.ttc,
> msgothic.ttc and mingliu.ttc, or change the values with proper font
> name.

Yes, you're right. Even without Liu Qishau's patch, if I add those
registry settings, the Asian characters show up correctly.

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