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So, I found a solution. It didn't result in changing the font (or creating one from scratch, as I was about prepared to do.) I fear this may no longer be the appropriate place for this (probably web dev, or regular SO) but will leave it here until told otherwise. Using a pretty specific combination of CSS attributes (height, font-size, and line-height) I ...


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It's free to use. You can just add this to your HTML page: <link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> And then in your CSS: p { font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; }


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This may not resemble Helvetica that much, but I did find a font called Montserrat which you can download from FontSquirrel.


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A list of fonts that support the Unicode Currency Symbols Block, which contains currency symbols not part of more general blocks (i.e. Basic Latin that contains $ or Latin-1 that contains £) can be found here: Font Support for Unicode Block 'Currency Symbols' A list of all unicode currency symbols can be seen here—from which you can see which blocks ...


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Its better to use ASCII or Unicode, because this fonts or character are already built-in in most of the operating systems that we have today and it has a standard so you don't have problem rendering them in most software you are using. Unicode is a way that a user can insert special characters on a computer and we are doing it even in applications like ...


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It's sensible to use characters, not a font. What if the font doesn't work somewhere? This caught my grandmother out when she wrote her book. She used a font for hebrew characters, and this font didn't print out - so some random letters were used instead. Instead, you should use the unicode characters. This page has them all, and a selection are below: ...


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Font Squirrel lists fonts that it hosts itself (Local) and fonts only available for download from external sites (Offsite). You can use the filter you describe to view only fonts hosted by Font Squirrel, only fonts available for download from an external site or all fonts. If you are viewing all fonts you can see if a font is only available for download ...


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I tried Libre Baskerville and increased the font spacing to 1px and I feel it is fairly close. https://www.google.com/fonts/specimen/Libre+Baskerville



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