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[Win32] Font issues - not showing all fonts available

From: Carl-Erik
Subject: [Win32] Font issues - not showing all fonts available
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 07:03:11 -0800 (PST)

Coming from a point-and-click background (Eclipse, Gedit, Notepad2) and Vim
background, and being no Lisper, I wanted to change the default font in
Emacs (using Windows Vista) using the GUI. Unfortunately the list of fonts
available is only a very minor subset of the fonts I have, and none of the
ones I would like to use is available. After googling for an answer I
mysteriously found some way of listing all fonts available (now lost), which
showed a myriad of fonts - a *lot* more than in the GUI font picker utility.
Sadly, not every font was listed (for instance Monaco).

So what I am wondering is how to add/select fonts that are not available in
the drop down menu. Nice if you also *know* it generally works, and not just
on the (type of) font you use ;-)

The programming (mono)fonts I would like to be able to use in Emacs are:
Proggy Clean
Deja Vu Sans

Please don't troll this into a "Why would you _ever_ choose font X? The one
that comes with Emacs is more than adequate!" discussion. This is a general
question, and does not really have much to do with the fonts in themselves,
although the *type* of font (raster vs vector) might.

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