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 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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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 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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What is the style of font called that is typically used in newspaper mastheads?

Does anyone know of a font suitable for the title of a newspaper? It is also the type that's used for the first letter of a chapter of a book (and is so calligraphic, you can't tell if it has serifs ...
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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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What font family is this Art Nouveau / Jugendstill letter “A” from?

For the time being I have only this image of A. Can you tell me what the name of this font is? Explaining that a certain answer that easily comes to mind does not work: I tried to use WhatTheFont ...
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Help me find a font that looks something like this…

Ok, this is a horrible drawing I know but looking for font recommendations that might get me close. Basically I am looking for a font that uses 3 stripes to create connecting letters. The letters in ...
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What are the common fonts used in music?

I'm looking for the typical fonts appearing in classical music scores, like the ones here: where you can see some Allegretto, and also a leggiero, some numbers too, and mf. And also, what fonts ...
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Sans-Serif fonts with long descenders

I am need of a typeface with descenders that match or come close to the x-height. Can you recommend some? System fonts or free fonts would be ideal.
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Which cut of Gill Sans is it that is included on a Mac?

Like many classic fonts, there are several different cuts of Gill Sans by various publishers. Monotype distribute it as 'Gill Sans MT', and Adobe and ITC have their own versions. Which version is the ...
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What is the font used on the computer in “The Mother of All Demos”?

Any idea what this font is? See more of it: http://archive.org/details/XD300-23_68HighlightsAResearchCntAugHumanIntellect
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What font is used on Geographic Information Systems.SE?

What's the font name used in the Geographic Information Systems.SE logo?
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What font does Super Skeleton use for its logo?

Can you tell me which font is used for the logo of this web site? How can I create my logo using the same font and same pattern? What 's the font used for the capital text?
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What are the fonts used for this WWII Jolly Roger sign?

Can anybody help me identify the fonts used here? The sign is WWII, circa 1943 if that helps. I've been digging around for hours and I can't seem to get it. Tried matching heavy on what the font - ...
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What font does the logo for East Photographic use?

See the website for the logo. I tried What the font, but it didn't recognize the "s" and "t". This might be custom vector work.
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Which hand-drawn/calligraphic style font is used in this restaurant logo?

I need some fontphiles! Which font is being used for the restaurant name? Any ideas? I'm sorry the image is so small, it's the best one I could fine. Apologies if this is not the right SE to ask ...
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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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What Latin fonts are used in Apple's Chinese fonts?

Many Chinese fonts seem to use other fonts for the Latin text. For e.g., Adobe Song Std uses a light version of Minion Pro. What Latin fonts are used in Apple's Chinese fonts, such as STFangsong, ...
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Which fonts were used in this presentation?

Lessons learned defying Joel Spolsky with Django by Nick Bruun I love the fonts - would really appreciate help in identifying the fonts.
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I'm looking for this gothic / blackletter font (or a very similar one)

I would like to know what font this is, or the name of a similar font. I've already tried with font from an image recognition services and also sites with step by step font identification. It's not a ...
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Searching for an odometer / mileage counter / rounded rectangle numbers font

I am in need of a font with numbers that look like this: Does anyone know of a font with numbers like these?
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Trying to figure out what this ornamental period font is

I have these two fonts and I would like help identifying each one please. 1st font 2nd font
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What font is used for Batman: The Animated Series?

Can somebody tell me what font the word "BATMAN" is in this image? Or what any very similar font style to that.
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What is the font used in IE 10 source?

I would like to change my font in Aptana to this font, but i don't know what font family internet explorer source is using. Regards.
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Font identification / recommendation: Cursive serif used for quotes

I'm trying to find this font or something similar as its really perfect for what I'm needing.. I'm looking for a cursive font, clear and italic many thanks! James
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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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Is this Comic sans MS?

Could somebody tell me if this text is written in Comic sans MS? It looks like that. It is a quote from a famous Québec premier (René Lévesque) which is engraved on a monument in Québec city, Canada. ...
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What font or typeface is used in this text that says “Johnson”?

I am trying to identify what looks like a regular typeface for client. This is from their logo, which they only have as an image. I also included the full image, but I am not sure if the "J" is from ...
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What font is used here on David Guetta's T-shirts?

What is this font on David Guetta's T-shirts? "Its the way you love me - I wanna go crazy". The same streaky-paint style font is used on the David Guetta album, "One more love".
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What is the font used in the new Spotify interface? Looking for an alternative for web

Spotify recently rolled out their some design changes with darker design and new font for their desktop application (version 0.9.8). Can someone tell me what font are they using, and if there is a ...
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What's the font name of the new iOS 7 note app?

What's the name of the font used in the new iOS 7 note app?
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Help Identify the Japanese and Chinese Fonts as Pictured

I'm trying to identify the fonts used in the attached images. I suspect that the Japanese sample is a Dynacomware font, but I don't see a match on FontShop. I think it’s been discontinued by the ...
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What's the name of the font used in Ambersoft Labs?

What is the name of this font? I have checked in many sites but could not get a proper answer. In the given picture, the letter T looks modified.
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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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Searching for a font that's similar to Lato

I need to find a font just like Lato font that includes a Latin Extended version. I like Lato font but it doesn't include the Latin Extended so I can't type "ş, ğ" etc. characters. Which font are ...
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Font in Google android emulator?

I've been trying for the past week to find what is the font on google android emulator... : But couldnt find any matches. Any help please?
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Identify 19th century font with italic uppercase N with ball serifs

I'm trying to identify a typeface from an 1800s book. It has a strange shape to the uppercase N (and also to the A) with a ball serif where I wouldn't have expected one. Does anyone know a font ...
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What is the font used in Stackexchange Math?

What is the font family and the sizes used in Stackexchange Math content and headings? I think it is a readable font. It would be nice if we use it also in web pages involving mathjax. If it is not ...
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What font does Apple use for its “light” text?

Apple often uses what looks like a "light" version of Lucida Grande or Lucida Sans Unicode, as seen here: I like the font a lot, but neither Lucida Grande nor Lucida Sans has a light version. Is ...
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Font Similar to Casablanca Book Condensed

I'm trying to find a font similar to Casablanca Book Condensed which you can test drive. What I'm trying to find to match the 'S': Ultimately I'm looking for something free but the cheaper the ...
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What font does Great Lakes Motorcoach use for their logo?

I'm looking to find this unique font in this logo: I can't seem to find it anywhere since most of the letters are unique. I've tried uploading it to the first 5 links on Google for "find font by ...
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Font that looks like plastic lettering on a sign with “diagonal” words

I need to find a font that looks like the lettering on a movie sign. I will be using a background to give the lines in the background. Now I need to find a font that looks like the text on the sign. ...
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Which classic serif font is this one?

Hello! I'm looking for the name this font! Any ideas?
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What font does bitly use in their logo?

What font is used in this logo? Editor's note: while this was their logo at the time this question was written, bit.ly have since adopted a new logo.
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Looking for Myriad Pro Extra Light used by Apple

I believe that an extra-light or Thin version of Adobe's Myriad typeface exists, because Apple's been using it on their website. Here's Myriad Pro Light and Extra Light/Thin used on the iPad Mini ...
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Which fonts are used in this image?

Could someone please tell me which fonts are used in 1st and 2nd row of below image? Thanks!
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How do you call font types similar to Bebas?

I'd like to find similar fonts to Bebas (below): What do you call these types of fonts? Thick, tall, and usually all in uppercase?
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What's the name of the font used in this image?

I'm developing an app, and I would like to use this font: What's its name?
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Which font is used for the Yorkhill Children's Charity logo?

Can anyone tell me the name of this font? Or similar fonts?
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Any idea what this awesome font is?

Does anyone know what this font is? I have already tried using whatthefont Var1. Originally posted by topic starter. Var2. The are differences between the images, however they may be result of ...