How to install TrueType font .ttf

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    How to install TrueType font .ttf

    Hi everyone!
    I'd like to install some .ttf font under windows.
    Could anyone give me a piece of code that does the thing or does anybody know any tutorials on how to do it properly?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Never tried, but how about AddFontResourceEx()

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    I have tried with AddFontResourceEx(). It also adds font entry in to the system. I mean I was able to see new installed fonts in to the font list appear in MS Word or Wordpad. But when i wrote with this new fonts characters were not matched with this font.

    So I think still something is missing........I am trying for that.
    Chintan R Naik

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    Thanks.
    I've already solved this using CopyFile() to copy font file to
    %windir%/fonts.
    And AddFontResource() is used for temporary installations only....

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    I've already solved this using CopyFile() to copy font file to
    %windir%/fonts.
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    Hey....Only copy font file to %windir% is enough to install font ?
    Chintan R Naik

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