HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes

Data type Range Default value
REG_SZ font name substitute font


Associates an alternative font with the actual font requested by a program or used in a document.

The substitute font can be used either as the screen font or as the printer font or both. These entries have the following form:

Font name REG_SZ substitute font

For example,

Helvetica REG_SZ Arial

indicates that Arial can be substituted for Helvetica if Helvetica is not available.

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The <Font-name> subkey is a variable representing the subkeys in the FontSubstitutes subkey. It does not actually appear in the registry. This variable entry displays information which is common to the entries in