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PDF text has strange mark at end of line of text

I have artwork that has a strange mark at the end of each line of text. This artwork is originally an SVG that was converted to a PDF using cairosvg, then opened with CorelDraw and put into ...
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Inkscape Font-specific Baseline Drop in Flow Region (Text Box)

When I change my font, my baseline drops inside of a flowRegion (text box). Specifically the Cardo font (I have not noticed others); see the image below. How do I adjust the baseline so the font ...
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Strange Webpage Font Rendering on Android

The following screenshot is taken from a Nexus 6 browsing on Chrome 49 on Android 6.0.1. The "s" and "t" --- when they appear together --- are joined by a line. This is not intended. It renders fine ...
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Strange sidebearing problem with a couple of characters on font. (ubuntu titling)

I have a LGPL licensed font, that I am currently using for my website. The font works well, except for a couple of characters (. and ,). At times, depending on which characters are surrounding it, ...
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Should I pick fonts or colors first for my design? [closed]

I always struggle to choose what to pick first, fonts or colors? This applies to website, brochures, pretty much anything that uses both. Any advice on this? Couldn't find anything on Google...!
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Is Adobe the only company that can license usage of Myriad Pro?

I am trying to get Myriad Pro onto my website and I have the use of Adobe's Typekit, but I think that it is stuck in the last decade with its JS loading and FOUT so I am wanting to embed the fonts ...
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Where can I find a legal website to buy a font for my logo?

I want to register my brand as a trademark. I've almost completed my logo design. The only thing left is the font. I've found thousands fonts and websites online. The problem is that I'm not sure if ...
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How do I find a light on dark font?

I'm working on building a sea trading game, with a number of ports that you visit. Right now I am in the very early stages of making the game, using very primitive graphics. Today, I assigned names to ...
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Is possible to create a font in photoshop and convert it later for use in windows?

I would like to create a own font in photoshop like an image, and convert it later to use my font in many cases. Anyone know how can I do this?
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What font is “Lunar XChange” on khronos.org

I ran across a font at this link (https://www.khronos.org/vulkan/) about half way down the page for the "Lunar G" product that says "Lunar XChange". I immediately went to all the popular font ...
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How to know what are the Unicode ranges are covered in webfont?

How can I find out what Unicode ranges a webfont file (may be WOFF2, WOFF, TTF or EOT) covers? For example I am analysing a latin font, is it possible to know what are the Unicode ranges of latin ...
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Illustrator and serif font making

I have started to work with font making via illustrator and have a question about serif typefaces. Below is a serif I have started (the 'A' looking thing): I tried playing around with the stroke ...
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When designing a latin-based typeface, how are diacritics handled?

I was looking into designing a font that could include characters with diacritics but outside of knowing any other language besides English I was unsure if there was a reference or method designers ...
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Where is this font installed?

I ran a font previewer (PrintMyFonts) which provides a sample of every font you have installed on your computer. It gives me a sample of Helvetica Narrow, but I can't find the font anywhere to use it! ...
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How to create opentype fonts (from mf files)?

I have a general idea of how to create fonts using the metafont programming language. Using mftrace, I also understand how to get the Adobe font metric information (.afm file) and Type1 fonts (.pfa ...
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Creating Open Type font from True Type fonts?

I have a set of True Type font files which are different style of a given font. Say myfnt__.ttf -> regular myfntB_.ttf -> bold myfntI_.ttf -> italic myfntBI.ttf -> bold italic I ...
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Where can I find a similar font?

I created this (partial) logo at least 3 years ago. I'm a programmer, not a designer, so when the site was complete all the image files were handed off to an actual designer. The designer has left the ...
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Lines appear on my outer fonts, its not stroke

The font is Myraid pro and the color is white. There is no stroke or anything added to it. Why is it showing like this? Even if I put another color on, it will still show these lines. Even when I ...
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Which font license should I buy for use in a company logo?

I would like to know which font license I should buy for use in a company logo? I am going to use the logo in my web application, in advertisements and everywhere the company logo appears.
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Search engine to tell where a certain font is being used commercially

Is there a search engine that tells where a certain font is being used commercially? For example which company is using it in their logo, etc. A specific example is that I would like to know where ...
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font use in app called eguru [closed]

I found a app called enguru.I really love how it is written can any one help me to find this font?
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Missing characters Indesign. Some characters from a specific font are omitted

I have a problem with Indesign and Futura PT Font, when I write "f" + "i" like eg. "Confianza","fin","Confidencialidad", the characters "fi" are not display. I have attached some photos so you can see ...
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How to specify that .PDF form fields use specific fonts?

Is there a way to embed a font in an interactive .pdf so that only it can be used to type in fields? I am fairly certain that InDesign doesn't have this capability, but do you know if this is at all ...
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How to use alternative numerals in a font?

There are two ways of laying out numerals in a font: lining figures and text or oldstyle figures. The Former has the height of a capital letter while the latter have varying heights and blend in with ...
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Vertically centered colon for time

This article discusses the vertically centered colon in Apple's San Francisco font. My webapp uses the Montserrat font, specified in CSS as follows: @font-face { font-family: ...
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InDesign document printing in wrong font

I have an Adobe InDesign CS5 document that I'm trying to print. It is set in Gill Sans Light. Here is a snippet of the document: However, when I print the document it comes out like this: Does ...
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Using a Imbedded Japanese Font

Ohiyo. Im trying to get a imbedded Japanese font to display in ja on a website via CSS. The font is already imbedded in the css file, but it still comes out in english. Is there something I'm ...
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Does a dotted font exist? [closed]

Trying to do some new logos using a dotted font liek the image below. Does anyone know of any dotted fonts that exist in Google, Adobe or other? http://postimg.org/image/ebk1nqi7l/
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Should I put all font weights and widths on my brand guidelines?

I'm creating a brand guideline, in which my logo uses one typeface for the logo, and one typeface for the slogan. The logo typeface only has one weight which is bold The slogan typeface has ...
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What are some good heading fonts that pair with Merriweather? [closed]

Right now we're using Open Sans, but I'm not a huge fan of it. It falls flat for me (maybe I'm wrong?). We can choose from Google Fonts or maybe a $2.5-5k one-time purchase. We get a few million ...
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Get an overview of the fonts used in a .psd (including weight and italics) so I can optimize my webfont import and exclude unused variations?

When converting a psd to web, it can be tedious to figure out which variations of the font that I'll need to include as a webfont. Currently I just take note of the font as I come across it, but it'd ...
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Saving font specification in MS office Powerpoint

I'm currently working on a well designed powerpoint theme. I use the slides mask feature to do so. Unfortunately I have some trouble with the fonts. In the mask, the font's characteristics are correct ...
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May I use Google Fonts for creating a logo with commercial purposes?

I want to create a logo for a contest, the winner will be paid and the winning logo will be the institutional logo of an academic entity, so I need a font which can be used freely or at a cheap cost ...
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Font name has '*' added and type has a pink background in Illustrator

I've been using Illustrator for a short time and just now installed some fonts on my computer to use them in my project, only Illustrator doesn't recognize them. The background is getting pink. And ...
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How do I find sans/serif pairs of fonts?

A particular project I'm working on (a house style) will need a serif/sans pair of fonts. Currently, I'm at the "Identify some possibles" stage, but I'm not asking for suggestions. Examples of the ...
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Height-Mapped Font

Is there a place, or at least a single font out there that is bump-map friendly? By that, I mean a font that can be like Milano LET, but instead of using color for reflection effects, it's used for ...
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Determine font color in AI

I have an Adobe Illustrator file made-up primarily of text. How do I find out the exact color of a given piece of text? For example, I have the word "PEN" in a certain blue. How do I find out the ...
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Adobe InDesign - Courier Not Fixed Width

We have an InDesign project on a technical topic. Like many such books, we are using using a variable width font (Palatino right now) for the body text and a fixed width font (Courier) for portions ...
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how to collect fonts in illustrator CS5

I find manually collecting fonts to be a tedious, detail oriented job, is there a plug in or script or something that has thumbs up to do this tedious job for me?
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Lato font rendering error

I've come across a strange issue with the Lato font. It seems to be rendering very strangely, but only when you're zoomed in close or if the font is large. Here is a screenshot of the font in ...
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How can I make the rendering of fonts better in Illustrator 2015 [closed]

In the CC 2015 version of Illustrator fonts are not rendered nicely, they look jagged on screen. This started once I updated to CC2015, it's also worth noting I am not currently using a retina ...
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What are Google Webfonts alternatives to F37 Bella?

I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts, that would look similar to F37 Bella: Any similar-looking fonts, with good cross-browser rendering?
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What are Google Webfonts or Typekit alternatives to Avenir Next Pro?

I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts (ideally) or Typekit, that would look similar to Avenir Next Pro, specifically, Bold and Demi: Any similar-looking fonts, with good ...
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iOS font with monospace digits 0…9?

This is for an app displaying rows of numbers that change dynamically. A monospace font would be ideal to prevent distracting alignment jumps as digits change. I really only care about digits, so ...
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Illustrator knows I have a font but refuses to select it

I need to use a specific font (Nanum Gothic Extra Bold) for a certain project. Illustrator knows I have the font: If I start typing the name in, it autocompletes. But once I hit return, it selects a ...
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What font uses Truckline logo? [closed]

My client wants me to make a vector logo from his old one and before using pen tool I want to ask maybe someone knows what font is used in this logo? It has unique R and S letters.
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Why should I ever use Unicode’s special characters for Roman numerals?

This is to answer a question which arose in the comments on this question on the Unicode characters for Roman numerals: Why is this necessary or preferred over the usual way of typing ai, ai-ai, ...
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Tracking in photoshop vs LBearing and RBearing

I wish to modify the spacing in a font such that it matches the look in photoshop. In photoshop I have set the "tracking" to be 200. In FontForge (fonteditor), I can only modify LBearing and Rbearing. ...
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Can anyone help me identify this font? [closed]

I am trying to find out what this font is. I have tried Whatthefont, whatfontis, mactherator and I Bold block results. No where close to the image. I am trying to determine the font for my wedding ...
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How do you call tall, thick fonts, 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?