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CHR File Format

Character Sets (Borland)

CHR is a font file format created by Borland. CHR files contain character sets, providing style options for different fonts. CHR files are usually stored in the Fonts folder. CHR files can be used by any program which supports system fonts.

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"CHR files are usually stored in the Fonts folder."

Which "Fonts folder"? Certainly not the system fonts folder on either Mac or Windows.

"CHR files can be used by any program which supports system fonts."

This is utterly false. CHR files are not system fonts, and are not supported as system fonts on any operating system I know of, certainly not any Windows or Mac OS of the past 15 years or more.

- Thomas Phinney, VP @ FontLab



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