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What are the various fonts / typefaces used here? [closed]

I love kinetic typography, and the latest video by David Guetta, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO9THtRWb2s uses it in an interesting way. Instead of just using text as a 2D element, they've made ...
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How do you underline text in PS?

Where in the tools will you be able to add a stroke under the font? I cant find it in styles. Is there a toolbar to simply, underline text?
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Changing text's font in a graded way

I'm trying to create an image with text that has one font on the left side, and another on right, but instead of just changing the font in the middle of the text, I want it to morph smoothly. My ...
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Can anyone suggest a free alternative to Corbel font for web use

Corbel: I've been searching for hours and hours, now days for a font that would fit my website as Corbel does. I know it might not look like the best font, but it fits my needs. I've found ...
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Sticker font - what is it?

Searched a number of tools both automatic and manual and can't identify what this font is. Closest I came were an OCR (but the numbers were wrong) or New Letter Gothic - but that didnt have matching ...
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Which font to use for a Mac OS App design?

I'm designing a UI for an app in Mac OS (Yosemite) which font is the default font? or which font is widely used in the latest Mac apps?
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Which google font is closest to this? [closed]

Can someone help me to find a google font closest to this one?
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Photoshop: Rounding Corners/Edges on Text/Font

I would like to have this: Turn into this: I used the "stroke" effect set to "outside" with 169px to get it nice and thick. However, the effect does not produce completely smooth corners. See ...
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is it okay to mix two font styles on the front page of a web site?

I am developing a static website which has to look professional. I found a font (Quicksand) that looks good as a short introductory kind of message / slogan that goes just under the header on the ...
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Looking for a cursive font like D'Nealian Cursive

Back in elementary and middle school, the form of cursive I learned was D'Nealian Cursive. Although my handwriting has changed from it (e.g. more flowing uppercase ar and pee), I still find it like a ...
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When does a font become a font?

As an offshoot of this interesting question, "Wire" (one dimensional) font, I'd like to ask, when does a Font become a Font? What are the minimum requirements to call something a font? Can ...
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“Wire” (one dimensional) font

All fonts I have ever heard of are two dimensional: each glyph is basically a two dimensional region (a closed contour or some closed contours), which the software or printer somehow strokes or fills ...
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Adobe InDesign: support of Hawaiian

Aloha. I need tabloid or small-newspaper designing software, and after researching, Adobe InDesign looks to be the most suitable. My question is: I'll need to use a lot of Hawaiian fonts, graphics ...
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Garamond / Garamont with bold words?

I am using EB Garamond as body font on my blog. In the articles I want to emphasize words by setting them bold. The bold Garamond looks really ugly. After investigating I found out, that there is no ...
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EPS File Text Image Adobe Illistruator [closed]

I am just wondering if there is a way to easily edit this text. It appears to be an image??
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How to determine what a font's personality is?

I've been doing a lot of research and reading on how to better myself with typography and one issue I would like to improve is pairing fonts. However, all the articles I have read discuss that ...
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How do I make Small Caps in Illustrator?

I'm trying to modify my text so that lowercase letters are uppercase letters just smaller. Is there a way to do this in Illustrator, without manually changing the font size?
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Bootstrap buttons - text hard to read?

Is it just me, or does the text on the Bootstrap buttons hard to read: I feel that the text is way too small for the size of the button and the letters are too close to each other, making them ...
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Want a tracing font for Montessori Work Sheets

I am designing Montessori work sheets. I wanted a Font for tracing for pupils. I googled it and found "KG Primary Dots by Kimberly Geswein", but when I use this font in my work sheet and printed it, ...
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Can I use the Google font 'Lato' for a logo design?

I am creating a logo and would like to use the Google Font 'Lato', can I use this font in my logo design or are there copyright/limitations I need to worry about? I can't find anything online other ...
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Recommendations for acquiring (affordable) font bundles

I have never - technically - bought a font for personal use (I can state that in shame, all the fonts I've bought were for clients or came with software I own). It's now time to spend some gold coins ...
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font with symmetrical but opposite H and N

looking for font(s) having opposite style but symmetrical H and N characters. I wish to write the name HassaN which looks the same from both side and completely symmetrical.
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Text dissapears when typing using installed google font

I just installed a google font, and it shows up in the list of available fonts. But when I type in indesign all fonts work except the one I just installed (raleway, light). For example, I select the ...
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Editing a document in Adobe Acrobat XI – The font changes

I am trying to edit an existing Adobe Acrobat document. The document uses one font, but when I write text in, the text is written in mono or some nonsense. The document tells me the font the ...
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best way to import from ArcGIS to Illustrator

My client, a small publisher, uses Illustrator to prepare maps for publishing. Many of their authors generate their maps in ArcGIS. The Illustrator files I receive are broken into 1,000 tiny pieces, ...
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What is the difference between Glyph and Font?

I was going through one document and I came across this term 'glyph'. The term was new to me so looked into wiki for its definition. I felt both glyph and font is same. Am I correct? Else please tell ...
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Using Lobster font

I really like Lobster font in Instagram logo. I used it in one of the apps and now I think that this font is hard-to-read. Maybe that is why Instagram uses it only at logo? Is this logo readable if ...
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A monospace font with unicode glyphs

I'm looking for a monospace font which has a lot of the unicode glyphs. In particular I'm interested in the speaker symbols, code points 1F507 to 1F50A.
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How can I italize my Myriad-pro font? [closed]

I am trying to make my first illustration. I got text with the Myriad-pro font that I want to make italic. When I click on the button that says Regular next to Myriad-Pro it does not show any other ...
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What are the more respected sans serif fonts that come standard on most computers?

I've been tasked with making a powerpoint theme for the company I work for and one of the requirements is that it uses a font that comes standard with most computers. What are some of the built-in ...
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Fonts similar to Muller Bold

I am currently creating display Ads. We have been using Muller Bold for some of our other branding but I cannot use that font for the display Ads as Google fonts does not offer it. Does anybody know ...
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Is there a ressource that evaluates the quality of webfonts?

I am a web developer, for a current project I use the font the designer has asked to purchase (the company CI font), but in my opinion it looks hard to read. I want to argue why this is a good or bad ...
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Why is it a bad idea to reuse a logo typeface elsewhere in branding?

Although I am not a graphic designer, I often end up referring to design branding materials for various reasons. In my experience, many brand guideline documents have a Fonts section, which specifies ...
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How to find out what a font on my computer's web font name is?

I've got a font installed on my computer. I want to check it doesn't look terrible in common browsers before deciding whether to set it up as a web font, buy they appropriate license, etc etc. How do ...
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Where can I get paid font Avenir Next LT Pro - Medium from

Can anyone please help me in finding the paid font named Avenir Next LT Pro - Medium. I searched for it but I could see only Avenir Next Pro Condensed Medium. Can anyone help from where can I purchase ...
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numbers not working properly in Axt Arabic fonts on illustrator cc 2015 [closed]

I am working on Adobe illustrator cc 2015. I'm using arabic fonts most probably Axt Fonts & Font 001 - Font 401. When I used the same in Illustrator CS5, I don't have any problem. Now in CC ...
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Help me identify font in logo [closed]

Please help me identify the font on this logo where it says 'GlasButzen'. I'm trying to put this font on a new website without the image so it can be crisp and clear.
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Monospaced fantasy fonts

I'm looking for Monospaced fonts based on fantasy-world languages like Aurabesh from Starwars or any of the Tolkien languages, but I'm having trouble finding any that are Monospaced. Does anyone know ...
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Why does Boostrap 3 use Helvetica Neue?

My understanding currently is: "Helvetica Neue" is Linotype font. That means it needs to be paid for and is not free to use. It is also a font that is not for web, it is for print. It will not render ...
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Legal status of “Star Division (c) 1995” fonts that came with Sun Office 5.2

I'm sorry if this is not the right place to ask, but I have seen other "font license" related questions on this site, and no amount of googling has yielded an answer. Some time in 2001, I downloaded ...
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What's the font on the table in the movie Casino Royale? [closed]

I'm looking for the font used on this table or one similar to it.
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What are the differences between Gill Sans Nova and Gill Sans MT?

Gill Sans Nova was released by MonoType recently, and is already proving rather popular (possibly related to the attention-grabbing 75% discount on the complete set...). Gill Sans has always been a ...
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What is the best way to obtain fonts to use for something commercially produced?

I am looking for fonts to use for a bound planner of sorts that I am making for myself, but possibly to sell in the future. I've downloaded a few free fonts, with SIL open licenses, can I use these? ...
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How to find/browse fonts that include certain rare characters? (unicode/international)

This question is similar to How to know which of my fonts do or don't support certain glyphs?, but for fonts in font shops, not just fonts I already have. I need to make a design which includes two ...
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Why is GIMP's rendering fonts differently than other applications?

I noticed that if I compare the same font-family and font-size from other applications to GIMP, the output is different. In the image below, on the left is 8pt Microsoft Sans Serif rendered in Word ...
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How to tell Adobe Illustrator to use a font of a slightly different name?

I'm opening a PDF created with Adobe Illustrator CC in Adobe Illustrator CS6 and other than some features may not be available warning, it complains about a missing font: The font ...
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what size should i use to print a shoppin bag? [closed]

I need to design a shopping bag. What sizes should I use for printing? It's a vertical bag. I know the sizes may vary according to shape. What font sizes that should be used? What file format should ...
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Use of an OFL font in a logotype

Can I use a font licensed under the SIL OFL in a logo, and should I add a copyright notice then?
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how to create list of favorite fonts

I saw someone in a video have a separate window in illustrator where they had a list of some fonts they used often, does anyone know how to do that?