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Add a font with AddFontResource in VB2008

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  1. Imports System.IO.File
  2. Imports System.Windows.Forms
  3. Public Class Declarations
  4.     Private Declare Function AddFontResource Lib "gdi32" Alias "AddFontResourceA" (ByVal lpFileName As String) As Long
  5.     Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, ByVal lParam As Long) As Long
  6.     Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
  7.         Const HWND_BROADCAST As Integer = &HFFFF&
  8.         Const WM_FONTCHANGE As Integer = &H1D
  9.         Dim fPath As String = Application.StartupPath()
  11.         AddFontResource(fPath & "\UKVortaro.ttf")
  12.         SendMessage(HWND_BROADCAST, WM_FONTCHANGE, 0, 0)
  14.         My.Computer.Registry.SetValue("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts", "UKVortaro (TrueType)", "UKVortaro.ttf")
  16.         Me.Close()
  17.         End
  18.     End Sub
  19. End Class
Feb 10 '14 #1
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