HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\TrueType

Data type Range Default value
REG_SZ 0 | 1 0


Determines whether fonts other than TrueType fonts can be used in Windows-based programs.

Value Meaning
0 All installed fonts can be used.
1 Only TrueType fonts can be used.

Change method

To change the value of this entry, double-click Fonts in Control Panel. On the Tools menu, click folder Options, and then click the TrueType Fonts tab. Select the Show only TrueType Fonts in the programs on my computer check box.

Activation method

You must restart the computer before these changes take effect.

Note Image Note

For more information on Fonts, click the Help menu in the Fonts folder.

Setting this value to 1 will not affect existing non-TrueType fonts in existing documents, nor will it prevent you from installing a non-TrueType font. It will prevent all non-TrueType fonts from appearing in the fonts list in applications.