European Union Expansion Font Update

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    Updated versions of Times New Roman, Arial, Trebuchet and Verdana fonts that include six additional Romanian and Bulgarian characters not available in the Windows XP versions of these fonts.
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        Updated versions of Times New Roman (regular, bold, italic and bold italic), Arial (regular, bold, italic and bold italic) Trebuchet (regular, bold, italic and bold italic), and Verdana (regular, bold, italic and bold italic) that include six additional characters not available in the Windows XP versions of these fonts. The new added characters are Unicode code-points U+0218, U+0219, U+021A and U+021B used for Romanian and U+040D and U+045D used in Bulgarian.

        For Windows Vista, the update will only upgrade the Verdana font family. The other font families do not need to be updated.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista
      • Click the Download link to start the download.

        Do one of the following:

        To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.

        To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk. Double-click the EUupdate.exe program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
      • These characters are not accessible on the Windows XP keyboards for Bulgarian and Romanian. You may use Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator (MSKLC) to define your own keyboard layout.

        You can also access the characters via Character Map
        Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Character Map

        If you are using an Office Product you can use the application's Insert Symbol function to input the characters as well.

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