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How to set fonts, languages and encodings in Google Chrome browser

Google Chrome allows you to change your webpage language and font settings. Google Chrome’s font and language settings let you read the web and use the browser in your native language. Your initial settings for displaying webpages are based on the language you selected when you first downloaded Google Chrome.

The solution to the problem

Follow the instructions to set fonts, languages and encodings in Google Chrome browser:

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    Click the wrench menu.

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    Select ‘Options’.

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    Click the ‘Minor Tweaks tab’.

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    Click the ‘Change fonts and language settings’ button.

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    Click the ‘Change fonts and language settings’ button.

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    Click ‘OK’.

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    Click the ‘Languages’ tab.

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    If your preferred language isn’t listed, click the ‘Add’ button, and then select your language from the ‘Languages’ drop-down menu. Click the ‘OK’ button to add it to the list.

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    Click the ‘Fonts and Encoding’ tab and click the ‘Change’ button for the font type you’d like to adjust.

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    To change your default encoding, click the ‘Fonts and Encoding’ tab. Choose the appropriate option in the ‘Default Encoding’ drop-down menu.

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    Click the ‘OK’ button for the ‘Fonts and Languages’ dialog box and the ‘Close’ button for the ‘Google Chrome Options’ dialog box to have the changes take effect.


You can change the browser interface and webpage languages. You can also change default fonts and website encoding. To change the priority of a language within your list of languages, select the language and use the ‘Move up’ and ‘Move down’ buttons.

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