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Update: BlindLemon Font Installer : Enable Fonts

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Guest Tom Barnes

That looks brill from the screenshot, but i cant get mine to work, ive tried and tried

please can someone help!!! Give me a step-by-step idiots guide, i have never done anything regarding xml, if needs be, i can give my email address, and someone could email a word document outlining what i need to do, thanks guys and gals,


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Guest Disco Stu

Tom, it's easier than you think and you can stop worrying about xml editing or registry faffing :wink:

Firstly install BLAddFont on the phone - latest version (1.2 ?)

Then copy your font onto the phone.

Connect the phone to the PC with ActiveSync, if not already connected.

Then download RapiConfig.zip to your PC from BadBoy4Life's post on page 5 of this thread. Unzip.

You've now got a folder with RapiConfig.exe and Registry.xml.

Right-click Registry.xml and Open with... Notepad.

You see the line that includes "Monotype Corsiva" ?

Delete the words Monotype Corsiva and insert the name of your font between the quotes.

Then File, Save and close Notepad.

Here's the really cool bit - he's a GoodBoy4Life really :wink:

Double-click RapiConfig.exe.

You'll get a DOS window - ignore it, it will go away.

When it has, unplug phone.


Shout "Whoo-hoo !"

Tom, I'm not poking fun here, I was as bewildered as you yesterday.

Are you okay with installing the BLAddFont cab and copying across the font ?

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To MrMagoo or anyone who can help me.

I tried all the possible way to install BLAddFont. it works ok on the homescreen but not on the system font. when i tried to edit the registry it says: "Unable to perform operation."

What do you guys think is the problem?

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Guest gpcarreon (MVP)

Hi ore,

Try compiling the font installer in CAB format. Your XML should look similar to this...

<characteristic type="Registry"> 

<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGDISYSFNT"> 

<parm name="nm" value="Arial Narrow" datatype="string" /> 


<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGDIV1FontAlias"> 

<parm name="Arial:-14" value="Nina:-12" datatype="string" /> 


<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGDIV1FontAlias"> 

<parm name="MS sans Serif:-13" value="Nina:-9" datatype="string" /> 


<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGWEMenuBarFnt"> 

<parm name="nm" value="Arial Narrow" datatype="string" /> 


<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGWEMenuPopFnt"> 

<parm name="nm" value="Arial Narrow" datatype="string" /> 


<characteristic type="HKLMSystemGWEOOMFnt"> 

<parm name="nm" value="Arial Narrow" datatype="string" />

That's the the code from Arial Narrow font. You cannot edit-commit changes to the registry using manual reg editing. I do it with a CAB installer.

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Guest THE Rokku

Try to refresh the page. If you still cant see any atachment, try this link:


Its the 'RapiConfig.zip' posted by badboyforlife.


Hi, I'm a newbie here :D , trying to install Asian fonts.

But I can not find "RapiConfig.zip'" to download? Anyone knows where I can download "RapiConfig.zip" or "RapiConfig.rar". Thx.

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Attached File(s)

  BLAddFont.CAB ( 3.4k ) Number of downloads: 446

  fonts2.PNG ( 11.34k ) Number of downloads: 6045

  RapiConfig.rar ( 17.39k ) Number of downloads: 763

  BLAddFont.CAB ( 4.32k ) Number of downloads: 364

  BLAddFont.CAB ( 4.59k ) Number of downloads: 1262

Hi, I can not download "RapiConfig.rar" file now. Does someone know how or where can I access this file?


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Guest acidtoxic

i just got my new mpx220 and i want to change it chinese simplified version. i try to download rapiconfig.exe but it won't run in my windows xp sp2. the dos prompt woudn't open. can anyone tell me how can i fix this. thx a bonch

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Guest gunalkanna

Hi everyone....

I've got a Taiwanese version (Dopod 565) of the C500, and I seem to feel that my font size ( english ) seems to be very small.

Not sure if its the case with the SPV's as well ?

Has anyone tried changing the default font size ?

Let me know pls...

I dont want to change my font though...

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I am trying to use arabic fonts with windows mobile 6.1 on smartphone. I edited my registry but did not actually use the blue lemon program, do I still need to?

I got some sort of arabic fonts working in one or two programs, but most like IE still have problems.

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Guest urmarshal
People doubted it could be done...Oh how silly they must feel...

Version 1.02 Released 11 March 2003:

NEW: now installs shortcut to startup folder instead of registry - most people seem to find this works better.

NEW: Automatically closes after 4 secs if no user input occurs ( better for boot time - the utility will now close instead of staying open )

NEW: Processes xml files in Fonts folder - this means skin designers can include an xml file in their releases which changes the system font - OR end users can use this method for updating the system font registry.

NEW: Now lists installed fonts on screen (typeface names - helpful for making sure you get the right name in the registry)

To upgrade just install this CAB - it will automatically uninstall any previous version.


This utility installs a shortcut into the startup folder and enables most TTF fonts (which you place in the Fonts folder) for use in homescreens / system fonts etc...

(E200 = Storagewindowsfonts

SPV = IPSMWindowsFonts)

see screen shot for example...


if you want to use a new font in a homescreen you will need to :

1. install this utility

2. copy the font file (e.g. xxx.ttf ) to Fonts folder

3. edit your homescreen - changing references to font nina to your new font name

4. run this utility

5. change to some other homescreen and back again

if you want to use a new system font you will need to :

1. install this utility

2. copy the font file (e.g. xxx.ttf ) to Fonts folder

3. edit the supplied SystemFontSettings.xml file (installed in Program FilesBlindLemon folder by default) changing references to "Century Gothic" to whatever your font is called THEN copy the file into your Fonts folder. ( OR edit the registry HKLMSystemGDISYSFNT change the value "nm" from nina to your new font typeface name )

4. run this utility and select "Install XML" from the menu.

5. reboot


Some people have struggled with editing the sysfnt key in the registry - you might be able to do it with activesync and rapiconfig.exe - i have attached a copy of rapiconfig and a sample xml config file, but version 1.02 of this utility should work for you.

How to use RapiConfig:

1. Extract the .rar file into c:rapi

2. Open a dos prompt in c:rapi

3. edit the supplied xml for your chosen typeface name

4. type: RapiConfig.exe /p registry.xml

you should get an output file which matches your input xml if it has worked.


Version 1.01 Released:

new: now can self-install to bootup registry (I hope) version 1.01

Version 1.00 Released:

new: now works with smartphone 2002 and 2003 !

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