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The Papyrus font is now gone in Windows 8

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 10:34 PM by Twiggy

Good riddance? That font sure looked out of place, then again. I do think that anything using that font will look screwed up on computers running Windows 8 or later...

Also, one neat things I have noticed is that Comic Sans MS now has true italics, and not merely slanted letterforms. It's especially noticeable with its lowercase t's.
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  1. Old Comment
    Liliana Vess's Avatar
    Comic sans doesn't need an italic version, it needs more weights to be considered mildly acceptable.
    Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 3:07 AM by Liliana Vess Liliana Vess is offline
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    Twiggy's Avatar
    I wonder whether it was gone in Windows 7, too. I noticed that if you install Office 2007, the font will get installed. (That's the only one I have at hand.)
    Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 8:04 AM by Twiggy Twiggy is offline
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    Cherrim's Avatar
    Okay, so there's one good thing about Windows 8 on my pros/cons list now. Cool.
    Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 5:48 PM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
  4. Old Comment
    Twiggy's Avatar
    Originally Posted by Lightning View Comment
    Okay, so there's one good thing about Windows 8 on my pros/cons list now. Cool.
    What if it gets reinstalled when you install Office 2012?
    Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 2:24 AM by Twiggy Twiggy is offline

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