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New Microsoft C*-Fonts for all (Win, Mac, Linux) (March 21, 2007)

Microsoft has created some new fonts for their Office 2007 suite and Vista: Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia, Corbel. Read this article for more infos and some pictures.

They look pretty good I have to admit but nevertheless they are tainted by evil ;-). Nevertheless they might become quite common in the next months. So how does one acquire these fonts (besides spending a fortune on their software)?

Windows ships them with their free PowerPoint Viewer. All you have to do is extract the *.exe and the containing *.cab. Than you’ll be able to install the TrueType Fonts like others.

I didn’t find this out, I read it in the German Blog or rather this blog entry

HowTo install on Linux

Run cabextract on the *.exe and the once. You’ll have the TTF files in your current directory, install them (e.g. via KControl).

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