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02-08-15, 03:32 PM   #1
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Are the four fonts in the font folder the only fonts in the game? I see addons like Fontify that replace them and addons like Testikles that do some complicated (to me) replacement. My quest is to have a consistent font I can read.

Are there advantages to having scrolling text be a different font than chat for example?
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02-09-15, 10:48 AM   #2
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I usually don't do this, but bump. Anyone? Bueller, Ferris Bueller?
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02-09-15, 11:45 AM   #3
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There are 5:

ARIALN.ttf
FRIENDS.ttf
FRIZQT__.ttf
MORPHEUS.ttf
skurri.ttf
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Are the four fonts in the font folder the only fonts in the game?
For non-latin alphabets(korean for example): no. For latin ones: probably.

See SharedXML/SharedFontStyleOverrides.xml, SharedXML/SharedFontStyles.xml and SharedXML/SharedFonts.xml, and the ones without the "shared" prefix under FrameXML:

http://wowprogramming.com/utils/xmlb...FontStyles.xml

I'm currently using PT Sans Narrow but I have used other fonts before, like Expressway Free.

I don't use any AddOn like tektikles, I'm finding that putting the font files at the correct path gives me fine results. Offcourse, that reasoning wouldn't apply to poorly designed fonts (incorrect line height).
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Originally Posted by ravagernl View Post
I don't use any AddOn like tektikles, I'm finding that putting the font files at the correct path gives me fine results. Offcourse, that reasoning wouldn't apply to poorly designed fonts (incorrect line height).
I use an addon because my eyes suck and I need the in-game text to be bigger, but I don't want to scale up the whole UI.

An addon also lets me use bold fonts for some font styles, and adjust the sizes of different font styles independently. For example, I scale up GameFontNormalSmall quite a bit, but I don't need to scale up larger stuff like the ZoneTextFont at all.
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I extracted the data files and there were a bunch, no idea which does what though:

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Most of them are for Chinese, Korean and/or Russian clients.
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Originally Posted by rocnroll View Post
Are the four fonts in the font folder the only fonts in the game? I see addons like Fontify that replace them and addons like Testikles that do some complicated (to me) replacement. My quest is to have a consistent font I can read.

Are there advantages to having scrolling text be a different font than chat for example?
Here's the one's I've been using (all replaced with Ubuntu.tff and renamed accordingly):


ARIALN.tff = changes thge chat font, info text, and small text.
FRIENDS.tff = changes the friends list font
FRIZQT_.tff = changes font for npc names, player names, item names, buffs, combat and quest log.
FRIZQT__.tff (guessing this is the same as above)
MORPHEUS.tff = changes the in game mail font and quest log header font.
skurri.tff = changes the default unit frame combat font.
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Originally Posted by Petrah View Post
FRIZQT_.tff = changes font for npc names, player names, item names, buffs, combat and quest log.
FRIZQT__.tff (guessing this is the same as above)
There is only FRIZQT__.TTF with two underscores. You can remove your one-underscore file, as it doesn't do anything.
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02-19-15, 01:34 AM   #10
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Hi, I have wrote a little addon that changes the fonts on the fly without having to replace them.
Is it the thing you are looking for ?

You can check it here:
http://www.wowinterface.com/download...19-MyFont.html
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