Where Is My Font File

How can I see all my fonts at once?

Installing Fonts With File Explorer

  • Windows 10 ships with many fonts installed automatically, but if you’re into graphic design, you might want to install more.
  • Alternately, you might have problematic fonts you need to remove. Here’s how to install or remove fonts in File Explorer.
  • On Windows 10, you can install fonts in the TrueType (.ttf), OpenType (.otf), TrueType Collection (.ttc), or PostScript Type 1 (.pfb + .pfm) formats.

If you have font files available that you’d like to install, browse to their location in File Explorer.

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To install a font file, right-click the font file in File Explorer and select either “Install” (to install it just for your user account) or “Install for all users” (to install it system-wide) from the menu that appears.

After you click “Install,” you’ll see a small pop-up window showing you the install progress.

Basically, if you install the font for all users, Windows is copying the file you just selected into C:\Windows\Fonts, which is the system font folder. After that, your new font will be available for use.

Removing Fonts With File Explorer

Alternately, to install a font system-wide, you can also open up C:\Windows\Fonts and drag the font file you’d like to install directly into that folder.

It’s also easy to delete or remove fonts in Windows 10 using File Explorer. First, navigate to the Windows Fonts folder. To get there quickly, open a File Explorer window, paste the path C:\Windows\Fonts into the address bar at the top of the window, and hit Enter.

Once it’s open, locate the font you want to delete in the folder. Select the font file you’d like to delete and click the “Delete” button in the toolbar.

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(Alternately, you can right-click the font file and select “Delete” from the menu.). Windows will pop-up a confirmation window asking you whether you’re sure.

The font will be deleted. Repeat these steps with any other font you want to delete. Just be careful that you don’t delete anything important.

  1. If you’re not comfortable dealing with fonts in File Explorer, it’s also possible to manage Windows 10 fonts using Settings.

    Just open Settings and visit Personalization > Fonts.

  2. There you can view, manage, install, and delete fonts as well.

  3. RELATED:How to Install and Manage Fonts in Windows 10's Settings App.

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  1. With the sale of fonts via the Microsoft Store, there’s now a complication in the familiar way fonts are managed in Windows 10 and how Office for Windows handles new fonts.

  2. For as long as anyone can remember, all Windows fonts where in a single folder: /Windows/Fonts .

  3. But not anymore ….

  4. Fonts installed from the Microsoft Store are put into Windows in an entirely new method.

These fonts are placed in Program Files/WindowsApps/ a hidden folder. If you have access rights, each font is in it’s own folder eg C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\ Microsoft.GillSansNova_1.0.1.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe.

It’s a new method that Microsoft Office hasn’t been updated to fully deal with. Disconnects between Windows and Office aren’t new, sometimes it’s hard to believe that they are made by the same company. This isn’t a nerdy technical point. It makes a difference to how users manage their fonts and how programs work with fonts.

Where is the font folder in Windows 10?

For some years now, Office users have been accustomed to newly installed fonts appearing in Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc right away. No need to restart the program as much older Office programs needed.

Now we’re back to the bad old days. Fonts installed via the Microsoft Store don’t appear in Office for Windows programs or the Office Mobile apps until the program is restarted.

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