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# Thanks to this post:
# http://blog.ikato.com/post/15675823000/how-to-install-consolas-font-on-mac-os-x
$ brew install cabextract
$ cd ~/Downloads
$ mkdir consolas
$ cd consolas
$ curl -O http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/5/a/f5a3df76-d856-4a61-a6bd-722f52a5be26/PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract PowerPointViewer.exe
$ cabextract ppviewer.cab
$ open CONSOLA*.TTF
@RishiSadhir
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Thank you.

@KevinMcSun
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Thanks a lot.

@hannibal1296
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Thank you

@russellbrewer
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russellbrewer commented May 10, 2018

Does not work as of May 10th 2018.

I was able to find it here: http://www.fontpalace.com/font-download/Consolas/

@adriaandotcom
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I get this error:

~/Downloads/consolas $ cabextract PowerPointViewer.exe
PowerPointViewer.exe: no valid cabinets found

@wzup
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wzup commented Jun 17, 2018

Doesn't work!
Error

PowerPointViewer.exe: no valid cabinets found

@DemoCrazer
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The link doesn't work anymore.

@byshen
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byshen commented Aug 27, 2018

me too. seems ms changed the .exe file

@danilcha
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Thank you! (Downloaded PowerPointViewer.exe with font version 5.22 from ccm.net.)

@microdog
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$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

@sangdo-lee
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👍

@frankcorneliusmartin
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$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

Thanks, that worked!

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ghost commented Dec 1, 2018

Really helpful.

@fuying-wang
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$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

Thank you very much! That worked!

@boscage
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boscage commented Jan 12, 2019

@flyz1360
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$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

That's amazing!

@ziposcar
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ziposcar commented Apr 1, 2019

$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

This worked! Awesome!

@MarcelArthur
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@latenitefilms
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Thanks heaps!!

@yakovlevkm
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Thank you!

@github4marco
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awesome

@explooosion
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$ curl -LO https://sourceforge.net/projects/mscorefonts2/files/cabs/PowerPointViewer.exe

thanks

@RyanZheng1
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@roeniss
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roeniss commented May 10, 2020

I'd rather download ver 5.22 consolas by searching "consola 5.22" because it's easy than install/uninstall cabextract and remove other residue.

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ghost commented Apr 8, 2021

Thank you!

@chengkangzai
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Fantastic ! Thanks

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