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Managing ABL Applications
ABL and R-code Deployment and Management : Maintaining User Environments : Maintaining the Windows user environment : Using the INI2REG utility : Maintaining the progress.ini file : Fonts section
Fonts section
The progress.ini file as installed contains font table entries for the OpenEdge ADE tools. OpenEdge uses the default system fonts defined in the Startup section, unless you add additional fonts to the existing font table in the Fonts section.
Note: You can add site-specific fonts to the file, but do not change the first 8 fonts. These fonts are reserved for the Application Development Environment (ADE) tools. Changing them could cause the OpenEdge ADE tools to malfunction.
Determine which display fonts exist in your environment. The fonts you choose should be graphically compatible. One way to choose fonts is to use the font common dialog box.
The font table can contain up to 256 entries. Each entry in the table performs two semantic functions: it names a font that exists in your environment and it maps that font to an integer from 0 to 255. An application specifies this integer when making a font assignment to a widget.
Note: You cannot enter extra spaces in the font definition section. Extra spaces will cause the error 4499.
Specify a font entry using the following syntax:


fontn=typeface, [ size point-size, keyword, ...],
[ script=scriptname]
An integer that specifies the font table entry.
A valid typeface name, such as Times or Courier.
The size of the font, in points. If you omit the point size, OpenEdge uses the default point size as defined by the typeface.
You can specify the following keywords: bold, italic, underline, or strikeout.
By default, OpenEdge uses the script (character set) of the Windows FixedSys font for all fonts specified in the environment. If you select a different script when editing a font using the font common dialog, OpenEdge writes the specified script name to the font entry.