gdi32: Change default interface font to Gothic typeface for CJK.

Huw Davies huw at
Thu Apr 6 02:29:59 CDT 2017

On 6 Apr 2017, at 04:11, Jactry Zeng <jactry92 at> wrote:
> In my Simplified Chinese WIndows 7, they are:
> MS Shell Dlg -> Mircrosoft Sans Serif
> MS Shell Dlg 2 -> Tahoma
> And in HKLM\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\FontLink\\FontMapper, there are:
> Microsoft Sans Serif -> SIMSUN.TTC,SimSun MINGLIU.TTC,PMingLiU MSGOTHIC.TTC, MS UI Gothic BATANG.TTC,Batang
> So I think Akihiro is right, MS Shell Dlg is still links to SimSun/MS UI Gothic/Gulim/PMingLiU in Windows 7.
> And MS Shell Dlg 2 does that, too. So using MS Shell Dlg 2 for changing default interface typeface may be not a good idea?
> How about implementing a new logical font - Wine Shell Dlg - and using it for Wine's builtin interface, such as dialog, menu text…

Well no, we want to do it in the same way that Windows does.
I assume that the DEFAULT_GUI_FONT is MS Shell Dlg - it is
at least on the Japanese win7 testbot vm.


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