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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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Can you suggest a font similar to the script font Corner Store?

Can you suggest a script font similar to Corner Store found on TypeKit? Example Text:
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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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Which font would you pair with Special Elite?

I like Google's Special Elite but would like to pair something strong for the header. This is Special Elite: Site is https://www.soundshelter.net/ and I would like to find a font for the header ...
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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 could I create something like this? [on hold]

https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/disp/c044828126661.560b9cc6ccdc2.jpg And what is the font? Thank you.
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In Gimp 2.8 I added a font to the font file but can't find it when trying to create text

In Gimp 2.8 I added a font (Aunt Judy a ttf) to the font file but can not find it when trying to insert/create text layer
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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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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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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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Google font close to Icarus?

Can anyone suggest a Google font close to Icarus? http://www.dafont.com/ikarus.font
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Font identification similar to “throw my hands up in the air” [duplicate]

The font can be seen on this website: www.notonthehighstreet.com It is handwritten font, & I researched a little & find that "throw my hands in the air" is similar to this, but it is not a ...
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“Throw my hands up in the air” similar font [closed]

I want to find font for my logo project,The font can be seen on this website http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/# "It's our 10th birthday" It is handwritten font,after researching i found that it ...
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Can someone help me identify this or similar font [closed]

Can someone help me identify this or similar font. I was unable to identify it using whatthefont website looks like a custom font.
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Is there a website to compare font prices?

Most commercial fonts are available on different websites for different prices. Is there a webservice that compares those prices and displays the cheapest price for a specific font?
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How can I use just Roboto font with SVG's?

I am using Adobe Illustator to make some SVGs. I need the font-family to be ONLY roboto for the web. However every time I save it shows other roboto fonts like Roboto-Regular and Roboto-Light. I ...
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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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Line Height of Font

I am designing my own font with Type 3.2. I have exported the font as an .otf and it is working well. However, for some reason the line height seems to work differently with my new font than the ...
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Indesign CC font scrolling issue [closed]

Ok, I am struggling with font scrolling issue in indesign. I have around 1000+ fonts in my system and I want to check different font style on my text. Now text field selected and click on font tab ...
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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 ...
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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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windows 7 64 bit photoshop 2014 can't resolve fonts set on the same version on OSX [migrated]

On a Mac OSX computer with Photoshop 2014 a font is set. That same font (literally the same ttf file) is installed on a Windows 7 64bit computer with the same version of Photoshop. But everytime ...
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What are some good script fonts for tattoos? [closed]

"Qoud venit melius est quam quod preterit", I am looking for some font choices for this sentence for a tattoo?
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What does “HC” signify in a font name?

Examples: Arial HC, IDAutomationHC39M. It seems to show up most strong textfrequently with free fonts.
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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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installing fonts from a CD [duplicate]

I have some fonts on a CD. How do I install them into Illustrator CS6 so that they will be permanently available to me when I am working in Illustrator?
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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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Creating additional characters for an existing font?

A font I am using is missing a couple special characters so I made my own. I'm trying to package them together as a typeface using IcoMoon. However without knowing the original font's metrics I can't ...
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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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Keeping a consistent 'branding' while using more than two different font families

While this is not an uncommon situation for legacy systems to deal with a motley mix of fonts, I have found a situation where dependencies on the different systems resulted in three different fonts to ...
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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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Font outlines for svg file with the smallest size?

I noticed that when turning a image with many texts into svg file, it'd be larger than its png file. The strokes of the outlines, which are part of font before we turning it into outlines, takes the ...
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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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Fonts: Exporting from Indesign

How can I preserve font characteristics when exporting from InDesign? When I export from InDesign using settings such as these: my text comes out very clunky on the generated pdf. The colors ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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where can I find outlined fonts?

I am looking for fonts that have a white outline. I am trying to create text that will be on generic background - and I am noticing that the text is sometimes unreadable. If I can use a font that has ...
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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?