A Font Localization represents a language-dependent font style. It defines the typeface, size, and other attributes of a Font Style for a particular language. Most Font styles only have a single localization, but you may need to define additional localizations if the base font does not support all characters for all languages in a multilingual installer.
The following attributes and options are available.
Select the primary language for the font localization from the drop-down list. You can also select Neutral to indicate a language-independent font localization; a Neutral localization is used if no language-specific version is available for a particular language.
Select the sublanguage for the font localization from the drop-down list. Some languages have language-specific sublanguage options, others use the following predefined sublanguages:
Font Localization selection in a multilingual installer takes place as follows:
To avoid surprises, we recommend that you always define a (Neutral, Neutral) Font Localization for each Font Style. In most cases, this is the only localization that you will need.
Select the desired font name from the drop-down list. Note that the drop-down list contains all fonts that are present on your own system; the same fonts are not necessarily available on all target systems.
Tip: Safe font choices are: MS Shell Dlg, MS Sans Serif, Arial. Microsoft recommends using MS Shell Dlg for all dialog boxes.
|Point size||Select the desired font size, expressed in points (1 point = 1/72 inch). TrueType fonts are scalable to any size; non-TrueType fonts are only available in certain sizes (usually at least 10 and 12 point).|
|Weight||Select the desired font weight. Not all weights are visibly different; usually only Normal and Bold can be distinguished and all other weights map to one of these two.|
|Character set||[Read-only] Character set associated with the font.|
|Italic||Check this box to make the font italic; clear it for roman.|
|Underline||Check this box to underline the font; clear it for a normal rendering.|
|Strikeout||Check this box to
|Style sample||[Read-only] Previews the currently selected font attributes.|