[Wine]Quicken fonts

Marc Williams marcw at onlymooo.com
Wed Nov 3 12:03:56 CST 2004

Duane Clark wrote:
> Marc Williams wrote:
>> I just installed Quicken 2001 using the 0914 version of Wine built 
>> from source code on my Fedora Core 2 machine.  I followed the Quicken 
>> install instruction #2 on Franks Corner site.  The installation went 
>> fine and everything seems to work well.  But some of the fonts are 
>> unreadable.
>> Here is a screen shot of what I am referring to (the problem fonts are 
>> circled):
>> http://onlymooo.com/Screenshot.png
>> I added the VGASYS.FON, SSERIFE.FON, and SERIFE.FON fonts as described 
>> in http://winehq.org/site/docs/wine-user/config-fonts-main with no 
>> difference.
> Wine doesn't use .FON files, and I would be surprised if Quicken under 
> Windows did either. Instead, try copying over all the .ttf files from a 
> Windows installation to Wine. Wine does support TrueType fonts.

What you're saying surprises me because I got that information right out 
of the online wine manual in the referenced URL.  But even if you're 
right, it doesn't seem to make a difference either way because things 
look the same both before and after using those .FON fonts.

> The current version of Wine has a few built in replacements for fonts, 
> and perhaps these are too small (it seems like there have been several 
> complaints lately). But if external TrueType fonts are found, Wine 
> should use those.

It seems as if wine (and Quicken) are already using the TT fonts that 
are being served up by my font server.  At least that's the impression I 
got from the debug output I ran earlier.  And the screen fonts all look 
identical to their real Windows counterparts *except* for those that I 

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