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Using gray font, is it OK?

I am writing a math draft in PDF format. Is it OK to use gray font for the parts of math proofs I remove but retain? If somebody print my PDF, will gray fonts work well with all modern printers? ...
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What font si this? [on hold]

Can you help me to identify the name font of word "vintage" in this badge? Thanks!
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Any suggestions for a Google Font to pair with Bungee?

Looking for a font to use in block prose, alongside Bungee Shade/Hairline for H1/H2. Specific recommendations as well as general advice (e.g., "look for a thin sans-serif with short descenders because ...
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Get text font from an image using GIMP

I have an image which contains a text. I don't know the text font. Is there any way to find the text font from an image using GIMP? I need to know what font is used in this text image.
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Bold Sans Font Identification

Does anyone recognize this font? I have found quite a few that are similar but no exact matches. I've run through every automatic font-ID site listed here and the closest I've found is Twentieth ...
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What typeface is Casper Sleep logo? [on hold]

What typeface is used for the "Casper"? Can anyone help? If it is a vector and not a typeface...is there a typeface that is similar to what is used?
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convert to pdf tangle with greek and english characters

i have a problem with acrobat dc when convert to adobe pdf an email from outlook which email contains greek fonts. tangle with greek and english characters see image file
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Trying to identify this font and looked in all sites I found

I've been trying to identify this font and I tried all websites available and look at thousands of types but can't get the right one. Any help would be much appreciated..!! :) Thank you
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very regular handwriting free font

I am searching for a free font that shows a very regular handwriting, but "fast" (no special caligraphy elements). Like someone who has a clear and fast way to write. I searched some sites like google-...
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What's the font [closed]

Any expert to help me out with what font is shown in the picture below? I've tried several online font identification apps, yet none gives me the specific font-family. Thanks in advance.
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What are Google Webfonts alternatives to Novecento Wide?

Are there any Google web fonts similar to Novecento Wide?
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Generating font files from SVG files

I am trying to make an installable font (trueType, openType + web) from different svg files containing the characters. The tricky part is that the letter shapes are actually randomly generated by a ...
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What font qualities should be used in sales/specials promotions?

I'm struggling to research and find some literature regarding guidelines when it comes to using fonts that would be used inside sales pamphlets or on a website/email. Whenever I search I get fonts ...
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Which font is similar to Christopher Wool's Stencil?

His stencil: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338192253239825468/ the closest thing i found is: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/jnlevine/narrow-stencil/ but it's too narrow.
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unifying sizing of font icon into a set with illustrator?

I look around the web, and there are a lot of tutorials on how to create icons, but my question is, how do you unify the icons into a set using illustrator? So here's the problem: I am a UI Designer,...
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Create a custom font with multi colours [closed]

I'm looking to crate a custom font. The font has 2 colours - a coloured fill and a different coloured hard edge shadow. Is this possible and how?
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How to find letters/font .bmp

I need to find a .bmp file for each letter or for the whole ascii table in the same font, each file has to have the same dimensions. Does anyone knows where I can find that kind of pictures ? Thanks
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Matiz font to google font

What google font is similiar to Matiz font? Is there a site that makes this check automatically? Thanks
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Why is the minus sign not on the same height as the plus sign?

I noticed that the horizontal lines of - and + signs are not on the same height for non-monospaced fonts. That looks ugly to me. What is the design principle or reason behind that?
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What typeface is used in this magazine?

I found this beautiful Bon Appetit magazine (it's an iPad magazine). But I couldn't quite identify the font used : I've tried Fontspring Matcherator, WhatTheFont! & What Font is.. The ...
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What is this italic serif font?

I've now spent hours on the internet trying to find this font. I've done a font finder search by uploading the image to various websites to determine the font. Even after all these attempts, I still ...
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No visible space between words in illustrator

I'm using an Arabic font called JF Flat. Everything was fine but when I started on a new project the space between the letters does not show and when I press space nothing happens. I wrote two ...
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How to control the appearance of alternate characters in a font

I just bought this nice font, and as I was playing around with it I noticed that the last character of each word can be different according the the letter before. Here's an example: My Questions ...
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Why Does My Font Size Looks Too Large in InDesign? [closed]

In InDesign, I have my font size set to 6 pts, but it definitely looks larger than that. What settings can I look at to try to change this occurrence?
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What qualities should I look for in a font for an educational establishment?

I am trying to create a website for schools targeting elementary to high school students, and was wondering what characteristics I should look for in a font to make sure its "safe" or ideal? Are there ...
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Adobe Illustrator - arabic text typing improper [duplicate]

am facing some problems in my pc while using illustrator, two weeks before i had changed my pc os and also the version of the illustrator from CS5 to CS6 from then onwards am facing problems in typing ...
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ASCII box-drawing characters as PNG images?

I'm looking to acquire PNG versions of ASCII's box-drawing characters. ╣ ║ ╗ ╝ ╚ ╔ ╩ ╦ ╠ ═ ╬ Ideally the black lines would extend to the edge of the image and the background ...
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Tool to compare designs

I am looking for a tool (not Software / Programm) to compare corporate designs consisting of colors, fonts, logo and lines etc. I have something in mind like a onepager / card / palette with a ...
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Is there any difference between a font converted for web and TypeKit

Let's say I want to use Helvetica Neue on my website. One solution is to convert the font for web use with websites which transforms the fonts through @font-face css property. Other solution is to ...
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Creating old neon advertisement

Good day everyone. I am trying hard to create a high resolution computer made image of an old German "Plaste und Elaste" neon advertisement (see below). After thinking a lot, the way to go I have ...
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How do I go change the order/position of characters in Unicode fonts when a language demands it?

When designing a font for another language in Unicode, how do you change the position of the characters to show up how they need to show up? Edit: Since the characters don't seem to be showing up for ...
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Does changing a “regular” font with font-weight in CSS make it actually bold? (i.e. another font file)

I am a web developer and I am working on a project which uses Quicksand Light/Regular/Bold as font. The web application's standard font is Quicksand regular but there is also text which is lighter and ...
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Adobe Illustrator Embed Fonts in SVG File

Is there a way to embed a font in an SVG file from Adobe Illustrator or do I need to convert the fonts to outlines prior to exporting? Thanks.
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Adjust font size reltive to another font size in InDesign

Is it possible in InDesign to globally adjust the size of font A relative to the size of another font B so that given the same "Font Size" they have always the same height of their lowercase letters? ...
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What is a polynomial kerning table?

From Robert Bringhurst's The Elements of Typographic Style: Names like T.V.R. Murti and T.R.V Murti, for example, pose microscopic typographic problems that no binomial kerning table can solve. ...
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Help identifing font of isolated character in historic documet and find modern match

This image below shows a few lines from the July 1948 Bell System Technical Journal. The 'p' character in the second line, used to typeset the "p0 = p1 = 1/2" equation is the character in question. ...
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Where to download Sketch's version of SF font?

I've been using Sketches default iOS UI library, which uses Apple's SF font. I already have a version of the SF font, but it doesn't seem to be the same one Sketch defaults to. I'm sick of getting the ...
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Are there any fonts which research shows result in more accurate reading of phone numbers?

I've found that for a phone number that begins 508-886-60xx, it is a common occurrence to misread it as 508-888-60xx, therefore, I'm wondering if there are any fonts we could use in written material ...
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How to exchange individual glyphs between fonts

I am using the font Trajan Pro in a logo that also includes an ampersand (&). I would like to use the same font in paragraphs of text documents; unfortunately Trajan Pro does not feature lower-...
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Does anyone know of a free font with angled, tapered serifs similar to Golden Type Bold?

I'm planning on making invitation cards and a simple webpage for my friend's birthday. I've been trying to find a free webfont alternative for Golden Type Bold for a while. I might just be ok with a ...
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Having some issues with missing fonts

I have several InDesign/Illustrator files to edit and I am repeatedly getting a missing fonts issue. I'll have the fonts on my computer but they will be named slightly differently than what InDesign ...
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Central, simplified, “pen” strokes of a font glyph

Take a look at this picture: The red lines inside a glyph is what I'm referring to as "central" or "pen" strokes. Imagine you drawing the letter using a pen, so you only have thin strokes which ...
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Open web font that is somewhere between Roboto and Ubuntu

At my company, we are doing some rebranding and are having some trouble deciding on a font. We want to use a sans-serif, open web font, so we don't have to worry about licensing issues, and would like ...
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How one finds out the alphabet length or individual character width of a typeface?

I would like a quick way to determine the column width necessary to create the optimal 65 characters per line rule. Glyph width differs between typefaces, so this article suggested: The alphabet ...
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Missing fonts when exporting PDF from InDesign

I'm trying to export a PDF from InDesign and there are a few fonts which are missing (they are replaced with another font). I don't have the fonts installed (in Windows/Fonts), is this the issue? Do ...
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What font has no descent? or How remove the descender of individual characters?

I need a font for a project that has no descenders below the baseline. Here is a link that explains font terminology: The descent is the part of a letter that dips below the baseline. For example, ...
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What process do you go through when creating a typeface to make sure that it is not too similar to something that already exists?

From the comments and answers I received from a previous question (How much alteration to a font constitutes a new variation?) I thought that this might actually be a more constructive and practical ...
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How to make “symbol” typeface italic in illustrator?

I want to type $Omega$ $\omega$ (in Latex) as italic in Illustrator. I found that there are such fonts under "symbol" typeface but there is only "Medium" setting instead of "italic". Thank you for ...
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Open Source alternative to “Campton” font

I'm searching for an open source alternative to Campton (Light and Bold) from http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/rene-bieder/campton/. Does anybody know if there is for example a google font that looks ...
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What is the top left point of a character in a font?

How to design a font in a way that there will be no margin from its sides. basically when I draw the letter "H" in the top=0, left=0 position, The top-left of this letter must be on the top left of ...