The Parallax.ttf font is the default font used by the Propeller Tool, PropellerIDE, and Brad’s Spin Tool (BST) – the primary development environments used to write code on the Parallax Propeller Microcontroller.  If you have already installed the Propeller Tool or PropellerIDE then the Parallax.ttf font was automatically installed during the installation process an no further action is required-even if you are going to use Brad’s Spin Tool (BST).

If you do not want to use Brad’s Spin Tool (BST), or you want to install the font automatically, then Install the Propeller Tool or Install the PropellerIDE. After installation, the Parallax.ttf font file be located at C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallax Inc\Propeller Tool v1.3.2\Help\Content\Resources\Stylesheets\Parallax.ttf

If you have not installed the the Propeller Tool or the PropellerIDE because you prefer to use Brad’s Spin Tool (BST), then follow the instructions below to install the Parallax.ttf font on Windows. This is necessary because Brad’s Spin Tool (BST) does not automatically install the Parallax.ttf font during the installation process.

Font Installation Instructions

  1. Download Parallax.ttf font
  2. Browse to C:\Users\{your name}\Downloads and double-click on Parallax.ttf
  3. In the Parallax.ttf font pop-up window, select Install

    NOTE: If the Parallax.ttf font is already installed then a pop-up window will appear with the following message: “The Parallax font is already installed. Do you want to replace it?”
  4. Wait for the Parallax.ttf font installation pop-window to disappear
  5. Close the Parallax.ttf font pop-up window
  6. The Parallax.ttf font is now installed on Windows, and you do not need to restart the computer.

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