Euro currency symbol related links and news.
- All of Microsoft's TrueType core fonts for the Web (for Windows 95, 98 and NT) been updated to include the symbol.
- Licensed users of Microsoft Office applications can download updated euro enabled fonts from the Office Update site.
- An updated version of Microsoft Tahoma is available for licensed users of Microsoft Office.
- Microsoft press release.
- The official EU euro site.
- Adobe free euro enabled PostScript Type 1 fonts.
- Apple have issued a technical white paper explaining their support.
- Bitstream (page moved) press release.
- EuroType offer professional solutions to single-currency computing.
- Fontware in the UK offers custom euro solutions and the FontKey product.
- Fontworks in the UK offers custom euro solutions.
- Formula Solutions in the UK offers custom euro solutions.
- Saffron by Derek Gomez, (site seems to have disappeared) from the 'Republica' logo. This interpretation of the upper case 'E' appears to pre-date the official euro, so may have inspired the symbols designers.
- Heidi Computers Ltd have produced HelloEURO, a utility that allows figures within various applications to be converted to Euro Currency
- Hewlett Packard have added a section to their Web site dealing with problems associated with printing the symbol. They've also provided a 'soft font' solution that allows the symbol to be printed from DOS.
- Lexmark have a section on euro support which includes a downloadable euro symbol font.
- Linotype EuroFont.
- Match Fonts have created EuroMatch, a symbol font containing about fifty euro symbols in various styles and weights.
- Monotype have issued special versions of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier New, Gill Sans and Symbol that only contain the euro currency symbol.
12 August 2002 - Update
Microsoft's Web fonts program has been discontinued. Microsoft's TrueType core fonts for the Web are no longer available for download from www.microsoft.com.
11 April 2005 - Update
The Microsoft Web fonts are now available from Ascender Corp. Users can license the latest versions, companies can acquire site licenses and OEM's and ISV's can license the fonts for redistribution. Ascender can also provide custom versions of the fonts to meet specific customer needs. Also for the first time PostScript and OpenType CFF versions of Verdana, Trebuchet, Georgia, Comic Sans and Webdings are available to graphic designers and publishers.
article posted 21 February 1999 and last updated 11 April 2005.