Questions about identifying fonts that are not being recognised by font-finding services. Please only use this tag when automatic identification services such as "WhatTheFont.com" haven't provided the answer.

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How can I automatically determine fonts used in an image or PDF?

How is it possible to determine the fonts used by text in PDF and TIFF files?
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How can I describe the font I am looking for or looking at?

I have no experience regarding Graphic Design, so this is kind of a intro question. If I have a font I'd like to identify, but cannot describe the details/semantics of it, how would I explain it? ...
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What font is typically used for receipts?

Can someone please help me identify the fonts used in these two receipts. I'm looking for downloadable free fonts that I can use to reproduce the same looking results. The two receipts used different ...
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How do I make a drop shadow with a halftone effect?

I have already tried doing with Drop Shadow settings and i could only produce a black smudged shadow, not the spotted one. Look at this text. Can you see that spotted shadow behind the text? I want to ...
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How to manually identify a font when the automatic services fail?

A common problem: Designer has spotted a delicious font being used on/offline, but there are no references what is the name of the font. The designer either gets unsatisfactory results from automatic ...
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How can I know what fonts a website is using?

How can I find out what font or fonts a website is using? Are there any tools or browser extensions that can make the job easier?
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Online Tool to Find Closest Google Font

I find it convenient to use Google Fonts on the websites I build. Quite often I need to find the closest Google Font to a specific commercial font to match a client requirement. This type of ...
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Anyone knows the fonts used in this Resume?

I found a really creative resume when I was surfing the web this morning, and it uses some awesome sans-serif typefaces, but I don't know the fonts. Has anyone seen them before? (WhatTheFont was no ...
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What is the font used in the Elysium movie code editor?

What is the font used in code editor in the Elysium movie? See here if the image link broke.
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Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look the same upside down as right side up?

Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look exactly the same upside down as right side up? The 6 upside down would look like 9 and vice-verse. Thanks!
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Name this ultra-bold geometric display font with triangular letter shapes (W and F)

Can anybody tell what is the name of this font? I checked in WhatTheFont but it didn't show any results.
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Star Trek interior plaques

I'm looking for the font found in Star Trek that most likely was routed onto plastic plaque boards during the 60s-70s in offices in general. It looked like the pic provided. The closest my brother ...
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Identifying the font that inspired the Pierre Balmain fashion house logo

I'm having trouble finding this font. Can anyone help? Additional letters:
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Font groups of FIFA world cup brazil 2014

Someone can help me to identify this font used in the groups of FIFA world cup brazil 2014 Thanks.
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Another font identification question

I'm looking to identify the font used in the logo found here: I tried several online tools without luck.
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What is the font used in Evangelion's intro screen?

what's the font used in the eye-catch scene? Some suggested that it is "マティス EB" http://fontworks.co.jp/font/classic/matisse/EB.html#cont02 Also, what's the font used in the following covers?
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How to recognize font types in .png

There is a .psd layout & it has different text types in .png. How to recognize which font types used in it? myfonts.com does not help. Any help is appreciated! Add photo with fonts, what are they?
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Font for representing Unicode non‐printable characters

I need a good font for representing control characters. And it seems one is installed on my system and that my keyboard layout creator software use it as it’s default installed font (I have thousands ...