Cygwin Imagemagick error about missing arial.ttf

A font error for ImageMagick under Cygwin, when using the -annotate option to put text into images is:

montage: unable to read font `/usr/share/fonts/TTF/arial.ttf’ @ error/annotate.c/RenderFreetype/1120.

Fix

mkdir /usr/share/fonts/TTF 

ln -s /cygdrive/c/Windows/Fonts/arial.ttf /usr/share/fonts/TTF/

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Written by Michael Hirsch, Ph.D. //

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