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Guide to Fonts


Your computer came with numerous fonts installed, with which you can create custom documents, publications and even web pages. If you are not able to find the font you really want on your computer, you can download new ones and install them to use in your word processor, desktop publisher and other applications. Determine which fonts would be best for the type of file you are creating and then find free fonts to download in the user guides included here. Learn how to install the fonts and the best ways to use them in the expert tutorials.


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