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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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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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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?
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A font for mathematical notation

i have to state that i have no idea about font design but i always wondered why there was never a font that fully supports mathematical notation especially multi part mathematical notation such as ...
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Adobe Photoshop : Display text-selection in correct format

I am working on a photoshop design for a font-design which will be inserted in html. Right now, when the text is selected, it looks differently in Photoshop and differently in browser(FF). As you ...
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Save text/quote as an image fonts copyrights? [closed]

I have made a free Android app where you can write a poem, quote or any text and then save it as image and then you can share it where you want on the web. In my app you have the options to choose ...
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What is the font used in envato badges (level number) [closed]

I need this exact font please if you know it, doesn't matter if paid or not. Update: Sorry for any confusion, the font i'm looking for is used in envato market badges for level numbers check the ...
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Illustrator object scaling problem [duplicate]

When I scale up my design it seems to bend weirdly. I've only just started using Illustrator as I started a course in graphic design a week or so ago. Here's what it is doing.[ To be fair, The ...
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Commercially free to use font, where M and W are the same

I want to do an animated logo with CSS. For this I need a commercially free to use font, where (for the purpose of the animation I'm imagining) the letters M an W are basically the same, just flipped ...
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Usage of paid fonts

I've recently bought the Karnak Pro font for usage on a freelancer flyer for a company, but after looking on the web I've found that there are some constrains on using fonts for that type of thing. ...
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What is the font name for the Sans-Serif font used in the EAT-JAPAN logo [closed]

I'm trying to identify this sans-serif font. ideas? the font was found at recipes.eat-japan.com/ Similar font I found GOGO BLACK, but without rounded edges is: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/...
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Can Anyone suggest free font similar to Don Citarella Gothic

I am stuck in a project which is logo redesigning. Client need fonts similar to the existing one. The font is Don Citarella Gothic and it is a paid font. I need a look a like font which is free ...
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How to replicate this text effect on Photoshop? [closed]

I'm learning how to use Photoshop and I'm trying to achieve this text effect below. First of all I don't know if I need a specific font or if it's possible to start with a "simple" one line font .....
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What font type is being used on this logo? [closed]

Im re-building a project for a new client and I know I've seen this font before but cannot see to locate it and the font finder services are not having much luck either. Does anyone know what it ...
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Font in Google android emulator?

I've been trying for the past week to find what is the font on google android emulator... : But couldnt find any matches. Any help please?
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MS Word VS Photoshop fonts size! [duplicate]

If i select a font size in ms word 12, then what will be fonts size in Photoshop in pixel?
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Libre font databases with fine-grained faceted search

I'm having difficulty finding suitable libre typefaces. Some sites, like Google Fonts, provide a small amount of faceted searching (or search filtering, if you prefer), but I haven't found any sites ...
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Is there a way to access Mac system fonts in Photoshop?

I am mocking up a Mac App interface on El Capitan and would like to use the San Francisco system font. However the San Francisco font doesn't appear in Photoshop's font menu. Is there a way to access ...
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Legibility of familiar fonts vs. typical considerations for typeface legibility

I recently had a coworker mention that we might prefer selecting a handful of familiar fonts for some built-in themes for a software application we are developing over a handful of other potential ...
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Resolution Photo for 2m by 3m advertisment [duplicate]

I want to place a board on the side of the road where people are about 5/10 meters away when viewing. The board is going to be 2 meters by 3 meters. I was wondering which resolution photo do I ...
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What leading settings do you using for San Francisco font? [duplicate]

I'm designing for some mobile platforms. I was impressed with Google's font guidelines and wondered why Apple doesn't have any guidelines for San-Francisco font. I'd like to learn your experience ...
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Difficulties installing a font, 0Kb [closed]

A client sent me a .zip file of fonts to use in a design (Mac to Mac), but after unzipping the folder, the font files are listed as Exec files with 0Kb. I cannot install the font into FontBook. This ...
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Somebody help me find this Japanese font? I already have an idea for what it is

So I have a font similar to this installed on my phone, called "cherrybomb" that I got from this website (I'll post the link below) but the thing about that font and the one in the picture is that the ...
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Is there a way to use bitmap font with Photoshop?

I have an image file with the font that I have created. Is there a way to map this bitmap font to characters and use it with a typing tool in Photoshop? Maybe there is some kind of a plugin?