How do I embed TTF fonts in Microsoft Word Documents in Windows?

Font type used in a Word document determine how that document appears when viewed or printed. If you use custom font type in Word document, embedding fonts will retain layout and formatting of document otherwise Microsoft Word will substitute the custom font with default font.

Microsoft Word allows you to embed TrueType font in Word document and need to be available for embedding. After embed a font, Word document file size will be increase approximately the size of the TrueType font (.ttf) file.

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Microsoft Office Word 2013
Microsoft Office Word 2007 and Microsoft Office Word 2010
Microsoft Office Word 97, Microsoft Office Word 2000, Microsoft Office Word 2002 and Microsoft Office Word 2003
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Microsoft Office Word 2013

To embed TrueType font in a saved document in Microsoft Office Word 2013, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to File > Options > Save.

Step 2: Check Embed fonts in the file check box.

Step 3: Check the box for Embed only the characters used in the document (best for reducing file size) option so that Microsoft Word will only embed a font if it’s used in the document.

Step 4: Leave Do not embed common system fonts option checked in order to reduce file size.

Step 5: Click OK to save settings.

Microsoft Office Word 2007 and Microsoft Office Word 2010

To embed TrueType font in a saved document in Microsoft Office Word 2007 and Microsoft Office Word 2010, follow these steps:

Step 1: Click the Office button > Options > Save.

Step 2: Make sure Embed Fonts In the File check box is selected.

Step 3: Choose Embed Only the Characters Used in the Document check box if you will be using a small number of characters or symbols in a particular font.

Step 4: Click on OK button to save settings.

Microsoft Office Word 97, Microsoft Office Word 2000, Microsoft Office Word 2002 and Microsoft Office Word 2003

To embed TrueType font in a saved document in Microsoft Office Word 97, Microsoft Office Word 2000, Microsoft Office Word 2002 and Microsoft Office Word 2003, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to Tools menu > Options > Save tab.

Step 2: Check Embed TrueType Fonts.

Step 3: Choose Embed Characters In Use Only check box if you will be using a small number of characters or symbols in a particular font.

Step 4: Click on OK button to save settings.

Reference

Microsoft Windows Support: How to embed a TrueType font in a document