[Wine]Font Issues

Hiji hijinio at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 15 16:38:08 CDT 2005

--- josie at mbstemps.com wrote:

> I recently installed Wine and have been using it to
> run Delphi executables.  Everything is great except
> the fonts.  My forms are made using Arial.  I've
> been trying to install Windows fonts which I
> downloaded from sourceforge, I installed the
> cabextract tool but everytime I try to extract the
> msttcorefonts spec it says failed dependencies the
> cabextract tools is needed and it's already
> installed.  I've tried to build the binarys from the
> source of the cabextract tool and after reading the
> installation instructions it has come to my
> attention that the installation of the cabextract
> tool can be tricky to compile.  It has become quite
> a pain and I was wondering if there was any way to
> easily remedy my font problem without all the
> hassel.
> -Josie

Cabextract aside, copy any fonts you have into the
fonts folder of your fake windows directory.  Mine is
located at:


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