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Which free serif fonts have the U+202F non-breaking thin space glyph?

I am looking for free serif fonts containing a glyph for the U+202F NARROW NO-BREAK SPACE (i.e. a non-breaking thin space). A Palatino-style font would do fine. I already checked TeX Gyre Pagella but ...
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What comic / cartoon style fonts are suitable for a mobile game?

I am currently in the midst of making an iOS game. So far, I created an overall look, i.e. figures and backgrounds. However, I also have to display textual information to the user. This makes me ...
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Which features should I look at when choosing typefaces for classical, text-rich publications?

I am thinking about self-publishing some of Søren Kierkegaard's works (mainly because I realised that I can release them at a much cheaper price than what they currently cost). In order to keep costs ...
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What is a good high-quality alternative for the Bell MT font?

I'm trying to create a logo in Photoshop using Bell MT font, but I'm finding that the edges are too sharp, making it look rather low in quality. Any suggestions for higher quality fonts that are ...
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help with choosing a readable font on a MAC [closed]

what font do you recommend for use in a training video. Students will be ages 25 upwards. Font needs to be clear and readable and available on a mac. thanks
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Is there a site that finds font for you based on words (feelings)

So if I type code, it will bring up the latest hot tech related fonts. If I wrote Birthday, rebellion, 2014, world cup, horror, movie name, etc. So it makes a network of data associating qualities ...
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Is there a Non-Latin “Pseudo-Latin” Font?

Latin fonts that imitate the appearance of other scripts have been around for a while. Here are a few examples: (Link), imitates Devanagari (Link), imitates Kufic Arabic (Link), imitates ...
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JAF Bernini Sans analog with cyrillic

I write large techincal documents and I am in search of a font for them. These documents sometimes need to be written in Russian, so the font should contain cyrillic letters. I have discoverd JAF ...
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Font requirement with large Spacing

I am currently using custom spacing for a design that I am working on. But further discussion with an app developer, I was told that custom font spacing would not be possible. I just want to confirm ...
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Trying to find a font to match a logo

As part of my college project, I have chosen a well known local design company and I am redoing their logo, as you can see I have got quite far with the logo however I am having trouble finding a font ...
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What font would compliment Source Code Pro for better readability?

Please see this example: I use Source Code Pro for my website as main font. While I like the look and feel of the font and I chose it specifically for that, I have the impression, that it does not ...
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Free alternative to Code Pro font?

White looking for some fonts for a web design project I stumbled across the Code Pro font: Can someone recommend a similar font that's free? I really like the symmetry of this font and want to use ...
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Are there “bi-form” fonts that don't have descenders?

Is there a font that displays the entire image of each and every one of the 52 English alphabet shapes ➝ and ➝ above (on) the baseline? Clarification: Examples of shapes that ...
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what are some good greeking fonts for demonstrating text

So i am making mock ups for website, and i want to show some text. I want to use some font that make it look like it's a text but not really anything readable. Like a cursive line with personality ...
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Free webfonts visually similar to Lineto Circular

Anybody know of any free webfonts visually similar to the new sans-serif Circular from Lineto that's being used at the new Airbnb site? ...
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Looking for a nice, condensed, but readable font [closed]

I'm working on designing some badges and am looking for a nice, condensed, but readable font. I usually use Helvetica-Condensed, but for this project I need type that is smaller than 9pt. Helvetica ...
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Fonts with ambiguous / similar characters

I'm looking for a font with deliberately ambiguous Latin characters. i.e. where symbols like O0, 8B, Il1, 5S, 2Z, 6b, 9g, are either identical or visually indistinct. Certain fonts like Arial have ...
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I am looking for Chinese equivalent for Lato font

I am looking for a Chinese font that would give the page the same look and feel as the Lato font does for Latin and Cyrilic languages. Anybody a suggestion where to look how to start? Thank you
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Small, anti-aliased fonts for an LCD display

I am looking for a font to use on a small (75x55mm) LCD display. The display supports 5 bit grey scale, so anti-aliasing is possible. Unfortunately it is only about 80ppi and standard anti-aliasing ...
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Similar fonts to Segoe WP?

I can't find anything about the Segoe WP licensing in Microsoft's website. So I was wondering if I could use it or no? Probably I can't and what I want to achieve is this: I would appreciate it if ...
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Font with (fairly) symmetrical S (or how to edit Arial's S)

I'm looking for a sans serif font (similar to Arial) with a (fairly) symmetrical 'S' This is Arial's S: See how the top part is so different from the bottom? Even if not 100% symmetrical, if ...
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Math fonts available for Mac CS4 systems?

Any leads on the names of serif and sanserif fonts that have comprehensive character sets necessary for advanced math equations and math expressions? The lead received has been very helpful in ...
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Looking for a serif for body text to pair with headings set in Verlag for a website

I've looked at the pairings with other HFJ fonts like Sentinel, Chronicle, and Mercury, and while I prefer Sentinel over the other two, I'm not quite ready to commit to it. Does anyone have any ...
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suitable monospace font

in my current web project I am using Benton Sans as main font. It is all about a webapp dealing with numbers, which are displayed in matrices, whereby some should be highlighted and others greyed out. ...
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How to distinguish menu items that link to other sites

I work for a large university, and we're trying to come up with some ideas for our drop-down menus, which are fairly standard, not too fancy. The university has their main site, and many sub-sites, ...
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Substitute for Avenir (Google webfont or Typekit)

Question I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts or Typekit, that would look similar to Avenir. Background I'm building a site using squarespace: http://topgrade.se My friend to me ...
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What are some good fonts to use for bullet characters?

I'm designing a manual with the font Akzidenz Grotesk as the main body font. I am looking for some nice bullet characters but what are some fonts that provide good bullet characters?
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Body font pairing for FS Hackney

I'm working on a new brand identity for my software company, and after some research we've reached a consensus that Fontsmith's Hackney (http://www.fontsmith.com/fonts/fs-hackney.cfm) could work well ...
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Web-safe alternative to Univers?

My company uses the Univers font as its official typeface and I'm looking for a good Web-safe alternative. The options are limited, but typefaces are really my weak point and I can't tell which ones ...
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I need a good italic font to pair with Impressum

I'm looking for an elegant and not-too-busy italic font to pair with Impressum bold headline. See options I've tried already. Most seem to be too light, or too busy. All ideas welcome! Thanks!
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Cross Platform Fonts and specifically cross platform Weights

I was hoping someone could help me with some research I'm doing. I'm looking into what fonts are available cross-platform. Not only Mac/Windows, but iOS and Android as well. I'm interested in the ...
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A font that covers the UTF-8 encoding entirely?

I'm a programmer and for some testing I need a font that covers all the glyphs and the characters encoded by the UTF8 standard. I personally can't remember or find anything like that, I hope you can ...
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Does anyone know of a light icon font similar to The Elegant Icon Font by Elegant Themes?

Basically what I am looking for is a light version of this icon-font: http://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/elegant-icon-font Anyone know where I can find something like that? Freebie or not. ...
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Good slab font with Polytonic Greek support to go with Caecilia

I am typesetting a book in a combination of PMN Caecilia (body text) and FF Clan (headings and other minor things). In this book appears exactly one work in Greek: μαῖα. It appears in a footnote ...
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News gothic alternative with Typekit

I'm looking for a good font for a news website for headlines and subheaders. I was using JAF Bernino Sans for a while but found it to be not "newsy" enough. I then discovered News Gothic which fit my ...
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fonts with equal weight and perfect circles

I am attempting to find a font that meets this criteria: I need it to be geometrical (the circles in the lowercase "d" to be a perfect circle) I want the fonts to be single weight throughout. As in ...
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What font can be used as an alternative to Avenir Next Demi?

Which google font is most similar to Avenir Next Demi bold?
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Examples of medieval and Renaissance typography?

Do you know any fonts that mimic the typography from the Renaissance era? Time: 16th century Place: Denmark/Scandinavia The thing I'm working at is a logo for a Jousting Simulator. This game took ...
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Are there any free emoji fonts?

Note: I don't know if this is the right Stack Exchange site for this. If there's a better one, tell me in a comment and I'll move it there. I want to use Unicode emoji icons (U+1F300..U+1F5FF) in a ...
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What serif/calligraphy fonts have a lot of discretionary ligatures?

I'm looking for typefaces that have a lot of discretionary ligatures, more specifically a serif or calligraphic font of the fancy/classical sort. I am already aware of: Mrs. Eaves DTL ...
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Venetion Typeface for Web similar to Adobe Jensen Pro?

I am looking for a free web compatible (e.g. should be possible to use with CSS3) Venetian style typeface. Any idea if there exists one. That would be ideally a typeface looking similar to Adobe ...
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Which serif font is suitable for a manual and best matches Arial for length of text?

I have a manual here, designed in Arial font. Arial has to be changed to a serif font. At this moment I've chosen Garamond. But now the number of pages increases. Of course it isn't possible to stop ...
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Are there any desktop fonts that look like integrated circuits?

I´m looking for any fonts with integrated circuit aspect, similar to this image: Or if that's not possible, could you tell me if there is a font that looks like old computers? Like in this image: ...
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Is there a web font that renders better than others in browsers?

Is there a good web font you ever used that renders perfectly in all browsers (all browsers compatible with @font-face)?
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Alternative to DINPro Bold, Light and Medium for use on web

I am looking for alternative fonts to use on a web site that are similar to DINPro Bold, Light and Medium. They don't have to be free fonts, but can be through a service such as TypeKit or Fonts.com. ...
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BA (Baskerville) Math Font from micropress available?

For several years now, I've been trying to get my hands on the BA Math Font from micropress. But I can't find anyone who has it, or who is willing to sell it to me (including the original authors). ...
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Which font conveys a feeling of security and credibility when dealing with banking?

We are building a site which will include actions related to bank accounts and banking in general. We need a good font that conveys a feeling of security and credibility. It's preferred that the font ...
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Free font containing all ISO 4217 currency symbols

Can you please suggest a font(free for commercial use) that supports all the ISO 4217 symbols?
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What is the most similar web font or alternative font family to Helvetica Neue? [duplicate]

Given the relatively expensive license fee to use this font, I am wondering what are the most frequently used alternatives for this, and just how successful the alternative fonts have been in ...
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Is there a font alternative to Mason Book?

It looks like this: link. Anybody know of any alternative, commercial licensed fonts that are simplistic and semi-serifed? Thanks! EDIT (partial picture of the font) -