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There are some kinds of special fonts that are not found on all computers. If you know of a font that you really like, you might buy a CD with special fonts on it or download free fonts from the Internet. To do that, you will need to know exactly how to install these fonts on your computer to use them. Follow these steps below:
|To save a font to move it from one computer to another:
Double click "My Computer" then double
click your hard drive "C:"
- Double click the
"Windows: folder and double click the "Font"
This window should be small, so that you can
now open another window and see both of them
on your screen.
Now open another window by double clicking
"My Computer" so that you can see where you
are going to save the font. You have
a. You could save to the desktop and then
email it to yourself as an attachment
b. You could save it to a floppy
c. You could save it to your Jump Drive (or
USB mini drive)
d. You could save several fonts and burn
them to a CD
- You now have
two windows open... one with the "Font"
folder open and the other with "My Computer"
- In the "Font"
window, right click
on the font you want to copy and drag it to
wherever you are saving it... the jump
drive, the 3 1/2" floppy drive, or the
desktop.... when you drop it, left click on
You have now saved it
from the hard drive of your computer onto your
jump drive or your floppy
disk, or your desktop.... and are ready to
move it to a new computer.
Close your two open windows.
|To install a new font onto your computer:
are going to open two Windows and
click and drag the fonts from the storage device to
the Font folder on your hard drive of your
- Double click "My
Computer" and if your window is not small, make
it small by clicking the "Restore Down" button
in the top right hand corner.
- Now double click
to open "C:" > "Windows" > "Fonts"... you will
see all the fonts installed on your computer.
Leave that window open.
- Now you can open
another window by double clicking "My Computer"
again and opening your your USB mini drive, or
your 3 1/2" floppy drive, or
the CD... wherever you have the fonts saved.
- With both windows
open you can now click and drag a font from the
storage device to
install in the "Font" folder (which is inside
the Windows folder in the C: hard drve).
- Now close all
Windows and you will have your new fonts