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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: ...
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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?
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There is any font which have same from centerline

I'm Prasann. I'm Graphic Designer ("Fresher"). I'm Designing my portfolio right Now. I'm creating Box to Put All Things(Brochure, Business card, etc.) into. in Box Design i need to Split the Fonts ...
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Shuffle characters in the font file

I am looking for a way to simple shuffle english and cyrillic characters inside the select font. For example "R" should represent "H" and otherwise. Actually I need to shuffle all the letters. I will ...
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How do I italicize fonts that don't have an italic variant in Illustrator?

For example, how do I italicize the font Impact (Regular) in Illustrator CS 6? I can't find the italicize option in the character panel window.
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Recommendations for Slide Title Design

I'm looking for design recommendations for titles on slides. My inclination is to treat it like I would a section header on a website or in print - that it should be bold and grab the reader's ...
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What is the name of this art deco style font? [closed]

Does any one know the name of this font? I've searched everywhere for it and can't seem to find an exact match. Many similar to it although not the same on some characters.
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Cannot Identify this Font [closed]

I am recreating a vector version of a logo for a client that was created for him and no longer has access to the original designer, and only has a raster version. It's a pretty simple logo, but I am ...
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Where can I get/buy a Futura containing all original ligatures?

I tried many futura fonts and other ones resembling it. Most of the fonts I tried did not contain proper ligatures (fi, fl, fj, ft etc.) as originally designed by Renner. Can someone tell me a font ...
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Inkscape 0.91 shows Font Size 14 in dropdown and 17.5px in XML Editor

I am using Inkscape 0.91 for Ubuntu and am working on a template. The unit chosen for the document is pixels, the font size for the menu items Open Sans 14px all caps. But when I check the font size ...
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Font Identification help for DiffChecker logo

I need help identifying a font. I've tried WhatsThisFont with no luck. I appreciate any help. I'm specially interested in the "Diff" part, although both would be helpful. (this is the current logo ...
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What's name of this font which I can't find on what the font? [closed]

Quick question, I couldn't find the name of this font even on WhatTheFont. Here's an image: Thanks in advance!
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Why do fonts set to the same (pixel) number of size differ drastically in actual size when displayed on screen? [duplicate]

Something that has always puzzled me is the fact that when I change the font used in a program, even though in theory the font size is remains the same, the actual displayed size differs dramatically. ...
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What's the difference between the font rendering in these two pictures?

I’m comparing font display on Ubuntu vs Windows. Here are two screenshots taken from the same code file displayed in Sublime Text. Both are using Consolas, size 10. Ubuntu: Windows: I’ve ...
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What is the font used in the new logo of themeforest? [closed]

Could someone tell me what font used in the logo Themeforest? Thanks!
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Trying to find matching font or just better idea for logo modification [closed]

I'm designing logo for the first time, and trying to match a text for existing logo icon, however I am having trouble finding a font to suit. I have tried many sites but can't orientate which one fits ...
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How to convert a WOFF2 webfont into a TTF desktop font?

Googling leads me to everythingfonts . com which is down, at least for the last two days but it may have been down for a while. Googling "woff2 to ttf" -everythingfonts has very few results ...
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How to copy a character from Font Book on Max OS X Lion?

I'll like to use a symbol font character (upper right in the image, Glyph 5081). How can I copy the character from the Font Book and paste to another app? UPDATE: I can find the character at left, ...
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What is the font used in the NYFW application?

It looks like Roboto but the 'S' and width seems different.
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TypeTool: How do I create a glyph for a specified unicode character?

Alright this question may look very stupid, but it's actually confusing me. I'm a new user of TypeTool by FontLab, with which I'm currently creating a custom icon font for a project. Therefore, it's ...
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Vector fonts – do they need hinting?

I’ve been studying Truetype fonts and hinting. Knowing the difference between raster and vector graphics I’m wondering: Why is hinting still necessary? Aren’t there rendering engines for vector ...
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What font is used on this Google Design serif example?

On a Google Design blog article, I found a comparison of a Roboto typeface sheet with a serif one. The article doesn't tell the name of this font. I did a bit of research and I suspect it is a ...
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A Font Called “Design” [closed]

I've used a font called Design, but it seems like it was not transferred with my new computer. I can't seem to find it on the web. Is anyone familiar with this font and where I can find it? Thank ...
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When doing logo design, how to deal with the license of the font used?

I have bought a bundle of fonts which I want to use in a logo design for a client. The terms and conditions state the following: with this you can: Use these resources within personal and ...
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Name for type that has the same width and height

I know monospaced type (font) means all characters have the same width. Is there a similar name for fonts where all character have the same width and height?
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How to fix buggy anti-alias font in Photoshop CS5? [closed]

Look this pic: The font looks wrong, it shouldn't have black background with alpha letters, i had no idea what happened to this font system. The font is Arial, the size is 80 pixel and the ...
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Why won't a font allow embedding in a .pdf? Will it print right anyway?

When I export to PDF from InDesign I keep getting this error message: "This font could not be embedded due to licensing...The PDF will not be created if the glyphs cannot be represented." Yet the ...
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What script font is is used for the Villa Rheinblick logo?

a friend needs a relaunch of his website, gave me all the data he has including a 2kb .gif of the logo which is just a pain in the eye! He doesn't know which font this is, directed me to the ...
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Font Matching and Know-how? [closed]

I wanted to use Museo Slab font for my project. Can anyone tell me how to download this font for both web and desktop from cart?? and also any other similar font like museo slab which I can download ...
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What font is used in this Savoy Take Away sign?

Can anyone name the font used in the three images below? I know they are from poor angles but hopefully someone can name it. Also if someone with more than 10 rep points could repost them as ...