How to Install additional Fonts onto Windows CECESD-S-0059
Additional fonts will allow your Handheld PC to view documents, Internet resources and applications in the way the developer intended it to appear. This article describes the process by which you can install additional or updated fonts onto your Windows CE device.
If you require additional typography support from Windows CE by installing additional Windows Fonts, or need to upgrade the default font set that exists within your devices ROM then you will need to install additional Fonts.
Windows CE uses the standard Windows True Type (.ttf), Font (.fon) or Font Library (.fnt) file type. In general the font file itself has been specially compiled for use on Mobile Devices in order to maintain a low footprint.
Under widely accepted Internet and web design guide lines, any
web page you visit on the Internet should not, if the developer
correctly adheres to recommended guide lines. Require additional
fonts to render the output correctly.
The use of the following is also possible on Windows systems
To Install Additional Fonts
The installation process of Fonts onto Windows CE is much simpler
compared to it's main stream Windows counterpart.
To install a new font:
Upgrading Windows CE Fonts
If for any reason you need to upgrade one of the embedded font files that ships in your Handheld PC's ROM you should install the updated font file as outlined above.
The default Windows CE font files are located in the \Windows\ folder. By placing the font file into the \Windows\Fonts\ folder and subsequently soft resetting Windows CE will load the updated font file in \Windows\Fonts over that of the file in ROM.