Futzy

So the WPF app I'm working on right now uses Segoe in Vista and looks great. In XP, it uses something else, not sure what to be honest, but it doesn't look nearly as nice. Can we ship the Segoe font with our app so that non-Vista users see the same font we do



Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

Zhou Yong

I believe his article has some discussion on this topic:

Font Families and Friendly Names

Sheva





Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

Futzy

That is some good information, thanks.  But it still doesn't answer my main question.  Are we allowed to redistribute the Segoe font that comes with Vista as part of our app for people not on Vista   Or does Microsoft plan on making the font available to non-Vista users somehow



Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

SimonDa

Simple answer is 'no'. The Windows Vista (and Office 12) licenses do not allow any Windows or Office font to be redistributed with apps, see section 3...

b. Font Components. While the software is running, you may use its fonts to display and print content. You may only

¡¤ embed fonts in content as permitted by the embedding restrictions in the fonts; and

¡¤ temporarily download them to a printer or other output device to print content.

WPF team may decide to add the font (and maybe some others) to the platform SDK alongside the Avalon Sample Font Pack. I'll talk to them about that.

Cheers, Si

Lead PM for fonts, Microsoft typography

 





Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

Chris Han MSFT

Sorry, the Segoe UI and any other Microsoft fonts are not redistributable. The following is from the Windows EULA:

b. Font Components. While the software is running, you may use its fonts to display and print

content. You may only

¡¤ embed fonts in content as permitted by the embedding restrictions in the fonts; and

¡¤ temporarily download them to a printer or other output device to print content.





Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

Futzy

I figured that was the case, but I wanted to confirm, thanks for the information.



Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

al12345

Is there any new information about Segoe redistribution

Thanks.

Al





Re: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Can we deploy Segoe font with our WPF apps

Erik-Jan van der Linden

A related question.

We'd like to use Segoe UI for *all* our firm's printed and pdf-documents since it's a great font, using MS Word, pdf-generators (Abode, cutePDF), and other Adobe and other software for designing documents.

Does the license mentioned allow this type of use of Segoe UI