New Fonts For Documents

Last month, I introduced Segoe UI, the new user interface font for Office 12 and Windows Vista. Of course, you spend most of your time in Office not looking at the user interface, but working with documents.  Times New Roman has been Word’s default font since Word 6.0 introduced support for TrueType fonts.  Although there…

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I Guess No One Cares About Fonts

Last week, I wrote about Segoe UI, the new font used to render the user interface of Office 12 and Windows Vista. I intended it to be a little fluffy “FYI” piece.  Little did I anticipate the flurry of comments and feedback and e-mail and blog entries.  Font this, font that!  Font font font font…

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Making the Letters Better

We’re not just introducing a new UI in Office 12–we’re also introducing a new UI font. Windows 95 used “MS Sans Serif” as the UI font in Western locales.  It was a straightforward font which looked fairly good, if plain, at small sizes.  Office 95, as well as previous versions running on Windows 95, used…

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