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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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Any suggestions for a Google Font to pair with Bungee?

Looking for a font to use in block prose, alongside Bungee Shade/Hairline for H1/H2. Specific recommendations as well as general advice (e.g., "look for a thin sans-serif with short descenders because ...
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Using gray font, is it OK?

I am writing a math draft in PDF format. Is it OK to use gray font for the parts of math proofs I remove but retain? If somebody print my PDF, will gray fonts work well with all modern printers? ...
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What font si this? [on hold]

Can you help me to identify the name font of word "vintage" in this badge? Thanks!
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Get text font from an image using GIMP

I have an image which contains a text. I don't know the text font. Is there any way to find the text font from an image using GIMP? I need to know what font is used in this text image.
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Bold Sans Font Identification

Does anyone recognize this font? I have found quite a few that are similar but no exact matches. I've run through every automatic font-ID site listed here and the closest I've found is Twentieth ...
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What typeface is used in this magazine?

I found this beautiful Bon Appetit magazine (it's an iPad magazine). But I couldn't quite identify the font used : I've tried Fontspring Matcherator, WhatTheFont! & What Font is.. The ...
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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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What typeface is Casper Sleep logo? [on hold]

What typeface is used for the "Casper"? Can anyone help? If it is a vector and not a typeface...is there a typeface that is similar to what is used?
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convert to pdf tangle with greek and english characters

i have a problem with acrobat dc when convert to adobe pdf an email from outlook which email contains greek fonts. tangle with greek and english characters see image file
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Courier New-like font with Unicode support?

I'm a programmer and I'm really used to the Courier New font. I am quite picky about it - I find other fonts (including other monospace fonts) ugly in comparison. However, now I have to work on some ...
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Adobe Illustrator Embed Fonts in SVG File

Is there a way to embed a font in an SVG file from Adobe Illustrator or do I need to convert the fonts to outlines prior to exporting? Thanks.
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Trying to identify this font and looked in all sites I found

I've been trying to identify this font and I tried all websites available and look at thousands of types but can't get the right one. Any help would be much appreciated..!! :) Thank you
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very regular handwriting free font

I am searching for a free font that shows a very regular handwriting, but "fast" (no special caligraphy elements). Like someone who has a clear and fast way to write. I searched some sites like google-...
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What font qualities should be used in sales/specials promotions?

I'm struggling to research and find some literature regarding guidelines when it comes to using fonts that would be used inside sales pamphlets or on a website/email. Whenever I search I get fonts ...
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What's the font [closed]

Any expert to help me out with what font is shown in the picture below? I've tried several online font identification apps, yet none gives me the specific font-family. Thanks in advance.
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How to use San Francisco font on Windows?

I'm doing all graphic design in a startup company of some friends, and a major part of our product is developing an app that should run on everything afer iphone 4. So after some researching ( I have ...
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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 cross-...
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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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Generating font files from SVG files

I am trying to make an installable font (trueType, openType + web) from different svg files containing the characters. The tricky part is that the letter shapes are actually randomly generated by a ...
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How to replace an embedded font with a standard system font in Acrobat X?

In a large PDF document with several hundred pages there are abour 10 embedded fonts used. Can I exchange a specific embedded font against a system font (like Arial or Courier) with a single command ...
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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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Which font is similar to Christopher Wool's Stencil?

His stencil: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338192253239825468/ the closest thing i found is: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/jnlevine/narrow-stencil/ but it's too narrow.
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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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What qualities should I look for in a font for an educational establishment?

I am trying to create a website for schools targeting elementary to high school students, and was wondering what characteristics I should look for in a font to make sure its "safe" or ideal? Are there ...
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Are there any fonts which research shows result in more accurate reading of phone numbers?

I've found that for a phone number that begins 508-886-60xx, it is a common occurrence to misread it as 508-888-60xx, therefore, I'm wondering if there are any fonts we could use in written material ...
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Which font is the quickest to read? Which font is the least misread? [closed]

Are there scientific experiments, measurements on these? Which fonts make you read certain words twice, sometimes letter by letter? Fonts might also differ in how tiring they are for the eyes and ...
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unifying sizing of font icon into a set with illustrator?

I look around the web, and there are a lot of tutorials on how to create icons, but my question is, how do you unify the icons into a set using illustrator? So here's the problem: I am a UI Designer,...
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Create a custom font with multi colours [closed]

I'm looking to crate a custom font. The font has 2 colours - a coloured fill and a different coloured hard edge shadow. Is this possible and how?
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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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Why is the minus sign not on the same height as the plus sign?

I noticed that the horizontal lines of - and + signs are not on the same height for non-monospaced fonts. That looks ugly to me. What is the design principle or reason behind that?
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How to find letters/font .bmp

I need to find a .bmp file for each letter or for the whole ascii table in the same font, each file has to have the same dimensions. Does anyone knows where I can find that kind of pictures ? Thanks
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Why Does My Font Size Looks Too Large in InDesign? [closed]

In InDesign, I have my font size set to 6 pts, but it definitely looks larger than that. What settings can I look at to try to change this occurrence?
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Matiz font to google font

What google font is similiar to Matiz font? Is there a site that makes this check automatically? Thanks
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No visible space between words in illustrator

I'm using an Arabic font called JF Flat. Everything was fine but when I started on a new project the space between the letters does not show and when I press space nothing happens. I wrote two ...
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What is this italic serif font?

I've now spent hours on the internet trying to find this font. I've done a font finder search by uploading the image to various websites to determine the font. Even after all these attempts, I still ...
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Problems with Dynamic Text in SVG when font is not SVG

So, I have an graphics automation chain that has been happily running on a headless linux environment using programmaticaly generated/altered SVGs and PhantomJS (currently 1.9.0) as a final rendering ...
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How to control the appearance of alternate characters in a font

I just bought this nice font, and as I was playing around with it I noticed that the last character of each word can be different according the the letter before. Here's an example: My Questions ...
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Help with choosing a good font combo for a business survey [closed]

Could anyone suggest a good font or combination of fonts that I can use for my online business survey? I have access to typekit, so would be great if the font choice was available from them. I'm ...
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Creating old neon advertisement

Good day everyone. I am trying hard to create a high resolution computer made image of an old German "Plaste und Elaste" neon advertisement (see below). After thinking a lot, the way to go I have ...
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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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Fonts for technical reports

I'm building an MS Word template for my reports. I am not sure what to use for fonts. I see lots of reports from clients and others using Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, Times New Roman, Calibri, Cambrai, ...
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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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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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Embedding fonts in inkscape

Does any body know what is the current status of embedding fonts into an svg file that is readable by inkscape. I find the lack of embedded fonts severely impedes portability of svg files, particular ...
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Adobe Illustrator - arabic text typing improper [duplicate]

am facing some problems in my pc while using illustrator, two weeks before i had changed my pc os and also the version of the illustrator from CS5 to CS6 from then onwards am facing problems in typing ...
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Building hand-written fonts for lettering

I am looking to build a custom font from my handwriting for lettering a comic. what professional tools exist to build such a font and export it into one of the mainstream formats (TTF, OpenType, or ...
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ASCII box-drawing characters as PNG images?

I'm looking to acquire PNG versions of ASCII's box-drawing characters. ╣ ║ ╗ ╝ ╚ ╔ ╩ ╦ ╠ ═ ╬ Ideally the black lines would extend to the edge of the image and the background ...
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Tool to compare designs

I am looking for a tool (not Software / Programm) to compare corporate designs consisting of colors, fonts, logo and lines etc. I have something in mind like a onepager / card / palette with a ...