Fonts Catalog Items and Sysgen Variables (Compact 2013)

3/28/2014

In Windows Embedded Compact 2013, you can add support for many different font styles to your OS design.

In Windows Embedded Compact, you can also add fonts that support scripting languages such as Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Japanese, Chinese, or Korean.

For more information on adding or removing catalog items, see Create Your First OS.

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In Windows Embedded Compact 2013, memory requirements for Arial, Courier New, and Times New Roman fonts have increased significantly due to added character support. For an OS with limited storage space, we recommend that you verify the font file size before you install a font.

The following table shows the catalog items and associated SYSGEN variables that you can use to add different fonts to your OS.

Catalog item

SYSGEN variable

Description

Dependencies

Arial

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIAL

Provides the Arial sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Arial Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALBD

Provides the bold Arial sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Arial Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALBI

Provides the bold and italicized Arial sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Arial Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIALI

Provides the italicized Arial sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Arial Black

SYSGEN_FONTS_ARIBLK

Provides the Arial Black sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Comic Sans MS

SYSGEN_FONTS_COMIC

Provides the Comic Sans MS web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Comic Sans MS Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_COMICBD

Provides the bold Comic Sans MS web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Courier New

SYSGEN_FONTS_COUR

Provides the Courier New monospaced font; same version as Windows 7.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Courier New Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_COURBD

Provides the bold Courier New monospaced font; same version as Windows 7.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Courier New Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_COURBI

Provides the bold and italicized Courier New monospaced font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Courier New Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_COURI

Provides the italicized Courier New monospaced font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Euphemia

SYSGEN_FONTS_EUPHEMIA

Provides the Euphemia UI font for Canadian Aboriginal Syllabic support for Canadian Aboriginal Syllabic script.

None.

Gautami

SYSGEN_FONTS_GAUTAMI

Provides the Gautami UI font to support Telugu script.

None.

Gautami Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_GAUTAMIB

Provides the Gautami Bold UI font to support Telugu script.

None.

Georgia

SYSGEN_FONTS_GEORGIA

Provides the Georgia serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Georgia Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_GEORGIAB

Provides the bold Georgia serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Georgia Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_GEORGIAI

Provides the italicized Georgia serif web font.

Also supports the Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Georgia Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_GEORGIAZ

Provides the bold and italicized Georgia serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Gulim and GulimChe

SYSGEN_FONTS_GL_CE

Provides the Gulim font for the Korean script.

None.

Iskoola Pota

SYSGEN_FONTS_ISKPOTA

Provides the Iskoola Pota UI font to support Sinhala script.

None.

Iskoola Pota Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_ISKPOTAB

Provides bold Iskoola Pota UI font to support Sinhala script.

None.

Kalinga

SYSGEN_FONTS_KALINGA

Provides the Kalinga UI font to support Odia script.

None.

Kalinga Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_KALINGAB

Provides the bold Kalinga UI font to support Odia script.

None.

Kartika

SYSGEN_FONTS_KARTIKA

Provides the Kartika UI font to support Malayalam script.

None.

Kartika Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_KARTIKAB

Provides the bold Kartika UI font to support Malayalam script.

None.

Latha

SYSGEN_FONTS_LATHA

Provides the Latha UI font to support Tamil script.

None.

Latha Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_LATHAB

Provides the bold Latha UI font to support Tamil script.

None.

Malgun Gothic

SYSGEN_FONTS_MALGUN

Provides the Malgun Gothic UI font to support Korean script.

None.

Malgun Gothic Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_MALGUNBD

Provides the bold Malgun Gothic UI font to support Korean script.

None.

Mangal

SYSGEN_FONTS_MANGAL

Provides the Mangal UI font to support Devenagari script.

None.

Mangal Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_MANGALB

Provides the bold Mangal UI font to support Devenagari script.

None.

Meiryo and Meiryo UI

SYSGEN_FONTS_MEIRYO

Provides the Meiryo UI and sans serif font for Japanese script; same version as Windows 7.

None.

Meiryo Bold and Meiryo UI Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_MEIRYOB

Provides bold Meiryo UI and sans serif font for Japanese script

None.

Microsoft San Serif

SYSGEN_FONTS_MICROSS

Provides the Microsoft San Serif UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, and Thai scripts.

None.

MingLiU, PMingLiU, and MingLiU_HKSCS

SYSGEN_FONTS_MINGLIU

Provides fonts for Traditional Chinese character style. Also has Hong Kong SAR character variants.

None.

MingLiU-ExtB, PMingLiU-ExtB, and MingLiU_HKSCS-ExtB

SYSGEN_FONTS_MINGLIUB

Extension B character fonts for Traditional Chinese character style. Also has Hong Kong SAR Extension B character variants.

None.

MS Gothic, MS PGothic, and MS UI Gothic

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSGOTHIC

Provides Japanese gothic style font set to support Japanese script.

None.

Microsoft JhengHei

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSJH

Provides the Microsoft JhengHei UI font for Traditional Chinese character style.

None.

Microsoft JhengHei Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSJHBD

Provides the bold Microsoft JhengHei UI font for Traditional Chinese character style; same version as Windows 7.

None.

MS Mincho and MS PMincho

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSMINCHO

Provides the Japanese mincho style font set to support Japanese script.

None.

Microsoft YaHei

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSYH

Provides Microsoft YaHei UI font for Simplified Chinese character style.

None.

Microsoft YaHei Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_MSYHBD

Provides bold Microsoft YaHei UI font for Simplified Chinese character style.

None.

Raavi

SYSGEN_FONTS_RAAVI

Provides the Raavi UI font for Furmukhi script.

None.

Raavi Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_RAAVIB

Provides the bold Raavi UI font for Gurmukhi script.

None.

Segoe UI

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGOEUI

Provides the Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic scripts.

None.

Segoe UI Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGOEUIB

Provides the bold Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic scripts.

None.

Segoe UI Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGOEUII

Provides the italicized Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic scripts.

None.

Segoe UI Light

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGOEUIL

Provides the light Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Segoe UI Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGOEUIZ

Provides bold and italicized Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, and Arabic scripts.

None.

Segoe UI Semibold

SYSGEN_FONTS_SEGUISB

Provides Semibold Segoe UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Shruti

SYSGEN_FONTS_SHRUTI

Provides the Shruti UI font to support Gujarati script.

None.

Shruti Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_SHRUTIB

Provides the bold Shruti UI font to support Gujarati script.

None.

SimSun and NSimSun

SYSGEN_FONTS_SIMSUN

Provides the Simplified Chinese brush style font set.

None.

SimSun-ExtB

SYSGEN_FONTS_SIMSUNB

Provides the Extension-B characters for Simplified Chinese brush style font.

None.

Symbol

SYSGEN_FONTS_SYMBOL

Provides the Symbol font to support Symbol characters.

None.

Tahoma

SYSGEN_FONTS_TAHOMA

Provides the Tahoma UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, and Thai scripts.

None.

Tahoma Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_TAHOMABD

Provides the bold Tahoma UI font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, Hebrew, and Thai scripts.

None.

Times New Roman

SYSGEN_FONTS_TIMES

Provides the Times New Roman serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Times New Roman Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_TIMESBD

Provides the bold Times New Roman serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Times New Roman Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_TIMESBI

Provides the bold and italicized Times New Roman serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Times New Roman Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_TIMESI

Provides the italicized Times New Roman serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic, Arabic, and Hebrew scripts.

None.

Trebuchet MS

SYSGEN_FONTS_TREBUC

Provides the Trebuchet MS sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Trebuchet MS Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_TREBUCBD

Provides the bold Trebuchet MS sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Trebuchet MS Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_TREBUCBI

Provides the bold and italicized Trebuchet MS sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Trebuchet MS Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_TREBUCIT

Provides the italicized Trebuchet MS sans serif font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Tunga

SYSGEN_FONTS_TUNGA

Provides the Tunga UI font to support Kannada script.

None.

Tunga Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_TUNGAB

Provides the bold Tunga UI font to support Kannada script.

None.

Verdana

SYSGEN_FONTS_VERDANA

Provides the Verdana sans serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Verdana Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_VERDANAB

Provides the bold Verdana sans serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Verdana Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_VERDANAI

Provides the italicized Verdana sans serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Verdana Bold Italic

SYSGEN_FONTS_VERDANAZ

Provides the bold and italicized Verdana sans serif web font.

Also supports Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic scripts.

None.

Vrinda

SYSGEN_FONTS_VRINDA

Provides the Vrinda UI font to support Bengla script.

None.

Vrinda Bold

SYSGEN_FONTS_VRINDAB

Provides the bold Vrinda UI font to support Bengla script.

None.

Webdings

SYSGEN_FONTS_WEBDINGS

Provides a TrueType symbol font for the web to support Webdings characters.

None.

Wingding

SYSGEN_FONTS_WINGDING

Provides the Wingding symbol font to support Wingding characters.

None.

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