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Arial

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Arial Italic

A contemporary sans serif design, Arial contains more humanist characteristics than many of its predecessors and as such is more in tune with the mood of the last decades of the twentieth century. The overall treatment of curves is softer and fuller than in most industrial style sans serif faces. Terminal strokes are cut on the diagonal which helps to give the face a less mechanical appearance. Arial is an extremely versatile family of typefaces which can be used with equal success for text setting in reports, presentations, magazines etc, and for display use in newspapers, advertising and promotions.


Arial version history

Version 2.55 - This WGL4 version of Arial was first supplied with the Final Windows 95 euro update that shipped on 4 November 1998. This version contains the euro.

Version 2.50 - This version of Arial is supplied with European versions of Windows 98. North American users can add it by installing multilanguage support. This version contains the euro.

Version 2.45 - This Win ANSI version of Arial is supplied with the US version of Windows 98.

Version 2.01 - This special version of Arial is only supplied with the beta version of the Windows 95 euro update patch.

Version 2.00 (Win ANSI) - This Win ANSI version of Arial is supplied with Windows 95.

Version 2.00 (WGL4) - This WGL4 version of Arial is supplied with Windows 95 and Windows NT4. This version does not contain the euro.

Version 1.00 - This version was supplied with Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups 3.11.

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