Changing fonts

Discussion in 'MIUI Mods' started by kmoore11, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. kmoore11

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    I am trying to change the system fonts and can't seem to find out how. I have tried flashing the zips here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=801160 but none of those work. I have also tried manually replacing some of the fonts in /system/fonts to no avail. Does anyone know how to do this?
     
  2. palban

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    U must replace Arial*.ttf with your preferred fonts

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  3. kmoore11

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    Thanks! When I tried manually switching the fonts through root explorer, I got stuck at the HTC Incredible boot screen. However, when I changed the font names in the zips from DroidSans*.ttf to Arial*.ttf and then flashed them in recovery, everything worked perfectly
     
  4. Dash 4reals

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    having a little trouble here cant seem to find system\fonts. can someone walk me through the steps? i've got the zips all set to arial but dont know where to drop them on phone. any help would be great...thanks
     
  5. igknighted

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    Most ROMs will use whatever font is named DroidSans, but MIUI uses Arial. One of the Evo devs tried to change it to DroidSans, but that created a whole host of problems, so they switched back to Arial. You should be able to open the zip of any normal font pack, change the names to Arial and flash and it should work, or in the themes section there is a thread with some MIUI-friendly font packs.
     
  6. igknighted

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    Flash them like you would a ROM (wipe cache/Dalvik but not data)
     
  7. Dash 4reals

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    Thanks dude appreciate it.......
     
  8. leejames55

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    Flashing didn't work for me. Save your font to MIUI/THEMES and go to font changer on them manager by selecting edit theme and then your fonts will b there.

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  9. DRancid

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    i copied ttf files but can't find any of those in theme manager..
    Did i do something wrong?

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  10. EndlessDissent

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    Use the font packs from my thread. It's directly below this thread as I type this.
     
  11. DRancid

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    I need korean font so i tried to replace arail*.ttf files but i couldn't boot up my phone after that..
    Can i make mtz file with ttf file?


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  12. EndlessDissent

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    Yes. Download a pack from my thread, and just replace all the Arial.ttf, Arial-Bold.ttf, Clockopia.ttf, etc. with the font you want. Be sure to keep the names as Arial.ttf, Arial-Bold.ttf, Clockopia.ttf, etc.

    Also, edit the description.xml however you wish, if you even care to edit it at all.
     
  13. tymansdaddy

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    this doesnt work. i am running miui 1.7.8 on my evo shift and the text files dont work. how do i convert them to mtz files?
     

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