Matteson created a range of weights and italics with a humanist feel. The standard font size increased to 9 point in Windows Vista to accommodate for better layout and readability for all languages. Many of these new fonts received design patent protection in the United States. Segoe was designed by Steve Matteson during his employment at Agfa Monotype. Additionally, the Segoe UI font sub-family is used by numerous Microsoft applications, and may be installed by applications such as Microsoft Office and Windows Live Messenger
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It is distinguishable from its predecessor Tahoma and the OS X user interface font Lucida Grande by its rounder letters.
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The German font foundry Linotype protested, citing Segoe UI's similarity to its licensed Frutiger family of typefaces. Segoe UI is optimized for Vista's default ClearType rendering environment, and it is significantly less legible when ClearType is disabled, except at key user segoee sizes 8, 9 and 10 point where Segoe UI has been hinted for bi-level rendering. On June 7, Scala prnit, an electronic signage company unrelated to the typeface FF Scalaannounced  that Segoe was being removed from its InfoChannel product "due to licensing issues".
In AugustMicrosoft unveiled its new corporate logo typeset in Segoe, replacing the logo it had used for the previous 25 years.
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Inwe acquired the original Segoe fonts and used them to develop an extended family of fonts retaining the Segoe name. The standard font size increased to 9 point in Windows Vista to accommodate for better layout and readability for all languages. Retrieved 29 October This page was last edited on 24 Augustat An Office User Interface Blog.
Under United States copyright law, the abstract letter shapes of functional text fonts cannot be copyrighted; only the computer programming code in a font is given copyright protection.
These characteristics are also seen in Segoe UI italic. Segoe was an original design developed by Agfa Monotype now Monotype Imaging in Archived from the original on July 16, Later, in AugustMonotype Imaging acquired Linotype.
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Archived from the original on For the architect and urban planner, see Ladislas Segoe. Archived from the original PDF on 8 May Many of these new fonts received design patent protection in the United States.
It was adopted as Microsoft's default operating system font beginning with Windows Vistaand is also used on outlook. Additionally, unlike clone typefaces, the Segoe family of fonts are not metrically compatible with Frutiger so cannot be used as replacements. In Windows 8, 8. Microsoft still holds United States design patents to various Segoe based fonts. It was an existing Monotype design which we licensed and extensively extended and customized to meet the requirements of different processes, apps and devices.
Additionally, the Segoe UI font sub-family is used by numerous Microsoft applications, and may be installed by applications such as Microsoft Office and Windows Live Messenger If this typeface is not installed on your system, they will display in the default font or will be displayed esgoe empty square boxes sometimes may display prnt a square box with a question mark or an X.
Licensed to Microsoft for use as a branding typeface and user interface font, it was designed to be friendly and legible. For the Go player, see Kensaku Segoe.
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