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Looking for this font - looks like a 20's-30's font

Desperately looking for this font! The font appears in a wedding invitation: I feel like I have searched everywhere. The closest I could find was Whitby Brewers, but it's just not it. Any help ...
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What is the difference between small caps and capitals?

In this font landing page "small caps" and "capitals" are being differentiated. Why? What is the difference in appearance and utility? See for example this font that includes both capitals and small ...
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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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How do I create a bold version of my custom font?

I am not a graphic designer but a teacher. :) I created a font using my handwriting for some of my materials to use in my classroom so it was consistent. Because I do not have a bold option for my ...
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Manually italic fonts inkscape

In the Transfer-Mode (CTRL+t) in Photoshop i can hold CTRL and drag the Edge of my font element to get it italic. I can't figure out how to do that in inkscape. (Italic is not available for my ...
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How do I license a font I created to sell [migrated]

I just recently created a font using the Fontself plugin for Illustrator and I want to figure out how to protect my font with a license and distribute it. The problem is that everything I've found ...
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Sans vs Serif: Research Studies Only

I hear all the time that "serif is better in print and sans is better on screen", but I've never seen any research backing that up. It seems like it's just based on people seeing serif in print their ...
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Single stroke font letters disappear when I export from Illustrator to Auto-cad

I have a file in Illustrator with text on a path. The font is a single stroke text. I am wanting to use this to engrave with a machine so I can't have the font be outlined. When I export it to auto-...
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Identifying similar font to Futura

Today I watched a Ted Talk, and loved the presentation. In particular the font used. I did some research and found out this looked like Futura. So I did compare the two, but there are subtle ...
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Looking for font based on E shape used on French ID Card

I'm looking for a font where the 'E' is similar to this (note the middle stick) Any suggestion ? Edit: It's not OCR_B, as OCR_B is only used in MRZ section. Source of the font: French ID Card
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Looking for font where 6 is very different from upside-down 9

This question is the opposite of what was asked here: Does anyone know of any font families that 6, 9, 8, 0 look the same upside down as right side up? I'm searching for fonts where the numbers 6 and ...
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Can anyone suggest a free equivalent of the Hoefler Text font?

Can anyone suggest a free equivalent of the Hoefler Text font On Identifont
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Is Typeface and Type Family the same thing?

I'm currently taking a graphic design course on Coursera, and the instructor uses these words interchangeably. Therefore, does Typeface and Type Family mean the same thing?
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Typekit font in SVG icon

I am trying to achieve my logo to be properly displayed on my website. I have created an SVG icon in Illustrator with a font from Adobe Typekit, it's Proxima Nova. The SVG Icon with text in it show's ...
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Trying to find “distinctive” font for undistinctive letters - O N T I U [closed]

Freelance work for a friend, shirts for a small group starting a startup. After a wild goose chase he now wants a "distinct" font. He gave me sample fonts where the "distinct" marks are all in letters ...
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Exporting from Sketch for icon font

I am trying to export SVG icons from Sketch to import into Fontello, however the SVG's don't appear to be correct for the app (they also do not work in IcoMoon). The icon I am trying to create as a ...
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Extra emphasis on boldface, sans-serif font, with constraints on colour

I am writing a pdf report. I have the following list. The problem I have is the underline to add extra emphasis. It seems out of fashion to underline for emphasis, though I admit there's not much ...
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What is the name of the font used in this logo?

i am looking for this type of typeface for my new logo, i try to upload this image on whatfont(image to font chacker by myfont) but i can't get specific result(https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/...
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Linking font properties on different text layers in photoshop

I'm looking for a technique in Photoshop which allows me to have a master text layer that's linked to other text layers and changes applied to it are applied to all liked layers (regarding font ...
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font similar ITC handle gothic

Does anyone know this font? I have used 3 or 4 font-finder engines and have looked through over 1100 sans serif fonts, but i can not find it. Maybe it is self made.
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Tools for classifying and organizing fonts

I have a fairly large collection of fonts, is there any automated method (via a tool or something) to organize them in groups according to their font family? If not, is there any sort of a list of '...
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Adobe font cache clearing is not working

OS: Win7 x64 software: Adobe InDesign CC 2015 I modified one installed font slightly such that one character only changed. Then I uninstalled the original font, installed the modified version, ...
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Old .EPS and .AI just need font change — How?

I have a number of old .EPS files that were created in FreeHand, and some early Illustrator (.AI) files. They use fonts my machine doesn't have. Is there a free app I can use to open them and choose a ...
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How does font size translate on a Retina Display in Photoshop?

I was wondering, now that I am designing on a retina display in photophop, I've doubled my screen resolution from 72 to 144. I've been keeping my document pixel size the same. For example, for ipad (...
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Monospaced font with smaller spaces

I am looking for a slim Monospaced, serif font where the spaces in between words are smaller than the rest of the characters. Also with medium to smaller size line spacing. Anyone have any ideas?
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Font Type similar to Zamenhof Solid

can someone please help me identify this font? This is found on the Higher Education website. Someone suggested it is a Zamenhof solid, and while I see the close resemblance (and pardon my non-...
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What font alternatives exist for Bremen Bd BT?

The ideal alternative would have a “slated S” (as the Bremen one) but will not have the different stroke widths within the same letter (i.e. I'm looking for a more uniform stroke in the font like ...
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snellen and sloan fonts are flipped/mirrored

I've downloaded the Snellen and Sloan fonts distributed on this website. I'm on Linux Fedora. I've saved the fonts on ~/.fonts and the fonts are available to my applications (Inkscape, Libreoffice). ...
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How to create my own font?

Can someone tell me which program I use to make my own font? I am aware that letters in a font file are vector-based, and that I can use a vector program like Adobe Illustrator to design and export ...
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Installing fonts to Illustrator CS6 [closed]

I have fonts on a CD and I want ot load them into Illustrator CS6 so that they will be permanently available when I am working in Illustrator.
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Suggestion for Eurostile-like font

I'm currently re-designing an unified layout for my resume, portfolio, business card, and so on. Until now, I've used Eurostile as my preferred font, but I'd like to switch to another with a free ...
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What are some typefaces to pair with Bauhaus?

I have been given a small web project for an ecommerce store. The logo uses Bauhaus 93 and I am struggling to find good fonts to pair with this. Image borrowed from Identifont Particularly I would ...
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How can I open a PDF in illustrator and convert text with a missing font into outlines

I have a PDF that is editable in Illustrator. I have to open the PDF in Illustrator and edit individual parts of the document but I am missing the font that is used in the PDF. When I open the PDF in ...
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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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How to know which of my fonts do or don't support certain glyphs?

I have a long list of glyphs with various Unicode points across several Unicode blocks that I need to represent in a monospaced form (which mean with a single font). How I can know which glyph the ...
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What's the smallest set of web font formats that covers all browsers?

I'm looking to use a web font that was only published in TTF. I'll need to convert it to other formats, and I'd prefer to reduce the amount of file conversion I need to do (partly so I don't need to ...
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Is the Univers font free?

When we started up our company, our designer recommended the Univers LT STD Roman font, telling us it was free. Now, I've found numerous sites that sell it for money. So, I'm a bit confused. Is it ...
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Designing Fashion Stationary Brand - Commercial Font use

I'm in the preliminary stages of producing a fashion stationary brand with a view to create notepads, organiser sheets, journals, list pads etc. What considerations do i need to take into account for ...
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Using Open Sans family font in website

I want to implement the Open Sans font (a Google font) in a web site. Can I use this font for free? From what I read there is no problem to use it but I want to make sure it's OK.
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Removing vertical padding from OTF fonts

I'm getting weird spacing on my android device. I have a TTF font that I converted to OTF online. When I'm setting it on my system it gets to much default space (maybe line height ore some default ...
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Where can i find icon fonts for currency symbols?

I would like help to finding an icon font package like ionicon for most, if not all, the currency symbols in the world. I currently use ionicon for my kivy app just need the currency symbols now.
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Cognitive Science-Related Font?

Looking for fonts that have anything to do with cognitive science. E.g., a type that somehow evokes either brains, thoughts, science, biology, psychology, connectionist networks, mind, etc. Anyone ...
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What is the difference between a font and a typeface?

Originally, the typeface is a particular design of type, while a font is a type in a particular size and weight. In short, a typeface usually gathers many fonts. Nowadays, with the digital design of ...
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Recommended font size and font family for website content

What font size and family is recommended for a web site's content to make it more readable for the readers or visitors?
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Difference between Offsite Only and Local Only [closed]

I am using the website Font Squirrel. At the right side, there are three options in FONT FILTER -> DOWNLOADS. They are Show All, Offsite Only and Local Only. I am kind of confused the difference ...
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What is the best .otf file editor? In your opinion [closed]

What is the best .otf font file editor ? i have try font lab studio but i can' t save in .otf file...
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Is Gotham font of 6 pt is well readable in the printed edition of magazine?

Is Gotham font of 6 pt is well readable in the printed edition of magazine ? What is considered to be the best font-size for printed editions? Is it OK using different sizes of fonts on different ...
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Can anyone suggest an alternative to Copperplate Gothic for web use?

Designer sent comps for a site using copperplate, I was wondering if anyone could suggest a good alternative that exists either on google fonts or as a font squirrel kit (preferably the former). ...