.COMPOSITEFONT - File Extension for Composite Font Files

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What is COMPOSITEFONT? COMPOSITEFONT, short name for Composite Font, is used as the file extension for Composite Font files. .COMPOSITEFONT files are XML files that allows the construction of full range multilingual fonts on Windows. See the sample .COMPOSITEFONT file included below.

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File Extension: .COMPOSITEFONT

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Composite Font

.COMPOSITEFONT files are Composite Font files, that allows the construction of full range multilingual fonts on Windows. Here is a sample .COMPOSITEFONT Composite Font file GlobalMonospace.CompositeFont:

<FontFamily
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/composite-font"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    xmlns:System="clr-namespace:System;assembly=mscorlib"
    Baseline="0.9"
    LineSpacing="1.2">

    <!-- Name mapping -->
    <FontFamily.FamilyNames>
        <System:String x:Key="en-US">Global Monospace</System:String>
    </FontFamily.FamilyNames>

    <!-- Faces to report in font chooser UI -->
    <FontFamily.FamilyTypefaces>
        <FamilyTypeface
            Weight="Normal" Stretch="Normal" Style="Normal"
            UnderlinePosition="-0.1" UnderlineThickness="0.05"
            StrikethroughPosition="0.3" StrikethroughThickness="0.05"
            CapsHeight="0.5" XHeight="0.3" />

        <FamilyTypeface
            Weight="Bold" Stretch="Normal" Style="Normal"
            UnderlinePosition="-0.1" UnderlineThickness="0.05"
            StrikethroughPosition="0.3" StrikethroughThickness="0.05"
            CapsHeight="0.5" XHeight="0.3" />
    </FontFamily.FamilyTypefaces>

   ...
</FontFamily>

.COMPOSITEFONT Composite Font file sample: Click sample.compositefont to download.

Since .COMPOSITEFONT files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .COMPOSITEFONT Composite Font files, see links below:

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