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WindowsXP font for Polish?

Scorpion8 3 | 8  
19 Nov 2008 /  #1
Is there a freeware Windows font for Polish language characters so I can type my family name Płoszaj and historical residence Księżpol outside of this forum?
OP Scorpion8 3 | 8  
19 Nov 2008 /  #4
Got an answer? I searched google but didn't find a freeware font. Please answer the question or don't bother replying. Thanks.
19 Nov 2008 /  #5
Got an answer?

I thing Grzegorz pointed you in the right direction, but in case you didn't click on the link, here is the Readers Digest Version from the link....

1. From Start menu, select Settings then Control Panel.
2. Start Regional Options.
3. Click on Languages tab.
4. Click Details..
5. Click Add and choose Polish (programers) , not polish(214) !!

Now you can choose between English Keyborad Layout and Polish Keyboard Layout to use in Windows.
Polish letter:
ALT+l = ł
ALT+C = Ć etc..

translated from Polish WinXP so not every word may be accurate.
I hope it helps a little.



There is a good article written by Grzegorz Jagodziński about setting this up at:

Keyboard Drivers

In addition to using the Alt key, you can also use the ~ key (tilde) followed by a to get ą and so forth.

and from the link F15Guy provided...

Press and hold and press
------------------a c e l n o s x z
right Alt----------ą ć ę ł ń ó ś ź ż
right Alt + Shift---Ą Ć Ę £ Ń Ó Ś - Ż

Follow the links, and all will be answered...
CMB_001 - | 1  
27 Nov 2008 /  #6
Shawn_H is right on track. You don't have to download anything, just add the Polish language through the regional settings
plk123 8 | 4,148  
27 Nov 2008 /  #7
don't bother replying

no need to be an arse. you got fair answers. f u if you're too lazy to actually click the links.
OP Scorpion8 3 | 8  
29 Nov 2008 /  #8
no need to be an arse

Typical answer from someone who hasn't bothered to read the thread. My original question asked for a freeware font. The 1st reply gave a link to a thread about the topic, but did not answer the actual question asked. The poster in question (3rd) replied with a smart-aleck response that says "go search for one" which as I responded in my 2nd post (4th overall) I had already done, or I wouldn't have bothered to ask the question. Before you say "you got fair answers" none of the replies actually answered that specific question, but instead detailed WinXP language settings and alternative keyboard layouts. Again, read the post, answer the question, or don't speak unless spoken to.

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