Updated: 03/01/2018 by Computer Hope

Computer fontsA font is a graphical representation of text that may include a different typeface, point size, weight, color, or design. The picture shows some examples of different computer fonts.

Software programs like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and WordPad allow users to change the font used when typing text in the document or spreadsheet. Users can change the typeface, size, and color of the font, providing many combinations of font styles to meet their needs.

Users who are using Microsoft Windows can find all of the fonts installed on their computer by browsing to the C:\Windows\Fonts or C:\Winnt\Fonts directory.

Web pages also utilize fonts and like software programs, the type, size, and color of fonts can be changed to meet the needs of the web page designer.

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