Questions tagged [font-identification]

Questions about identifying fonts that are not being recognised by font-finding services. Please only use this tag when automatic identification services such as "WhatTheFont.com" haven't provided the answer.

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How can I automatically determine fonts used in an image or PDF?

How is it possible to determine the fonts used by text in PDF and TIFF files?
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How can I know what fonts a website is using?

How can I find out what font or fonts a website is using? Are there any tools or browser extensions that can make the job easier?
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What font is typically used for receipts?

Can someone please help me identify the fonts used in these two receipts. I'm looking for downloadable free fonts that I can use to reproduce the same looking results. The two receipts used different ...
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How can I describe the font I am looking for or looking at?

I have no experience regarding Graphic Design, so this is kind of a intro question. If I have a font I'd like to identify, but cannot describe the details/semantics of it, how would I explain it? ...
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How do I make a drop shadow with a halftone effect?

I have already tried doing with Drop Shadow settings and i could only produce a black smudged shadow, not the spotted one. Look at this text. Can you see that spotted shadow behind the text? I want to ...
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How to manually identify a font when the automatic services fail?

A common problem: Designer has spotted a delicious font being used on/offline, but there are no references what is the name of the font. The designer either gets unsatisfactory results from automatic ...
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Online Tool to Find Closest Google Font

I find it convenient to use Google Fonts on the websites I build. Quite often I need to find the closest Google Font to a specific commercial font to match a client requirement. This type of ...
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Anyone knows the fonts used in this Resume?

I found a really creative resume when I was surfing the web this morning, and it uses some awesome sans-serif typefaces, but I don't know the fonts. Has anyone seen them before? (WhatTheFont was no ...
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Finding a font used on old topographic maps

On the first generation of Romanian topographic maps (before 1900), there was a certain font used for labeling natural features. It looks like this: I managed to find a reference from 1907 for the ...
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What is the font used in the Elysium movie code editor?

What is the font used in code editor in the Elysium movie? See here if the image link broke.
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Font groups of FIFA world cup brazil 2014

Someone can help me to identify this font used in the groups of FIFA world cup brazil 2014 Thanks.
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What font is used for the intro of The Joy of Painting?

Exordium I've tried the sites suggested by this meta post: WhatTheFont! Identifont Serif Font Identification Guide What Font is This is the intro screen from Bob Ross', The Joy of Painting. The ...
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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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What category of font is the Vox logo?

I'm trying to find a certain style of font but I'm not sure what to search for. It's the same font as in the Vox News logo. Also something like the Harriet Display family.
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Star Trek interior plaques

I'm looking for the font found in Star Trek that most likely was routed onto plastic plaque boards during the 60s-70s in offices in general. It looked like the pic provided. The closest my brother ...
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Font for representing Unicode non‐printable characters

I need a good font for representing control characters. And it seems one is installed on my system and that my keyboard layout creator software use it as it’s default installed font (I have thousands ...
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Name this ultra-bold geometric display font with triangular letter shapes (W and F)

Can anybody tell what is the name of this font? I checked in WhatTheFont but it didn't show any results.
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How to recognize font types in .png

There is a .psd layout & it has different text types in .png. How to recognize which font types used in it? myfonts.com does not help. Any help is appreciated! Add photo with fonts, what are they?
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Japanese Star Trek Fonts

I've been looking into Japanese Star Trek media, and I was hoping to find 3 fonts they used. This first one is likely based off of the Galaxy Font (also known as Star Trek Film BT). There are 2 other ...
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Identifying the font that inspired the Pierre Balmain fashion house logo

I'm having trouble finding this font. Can anyone help? Additional letters:
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English Language Company logo font

I am trying to find the font used in this logo: I received a png of the logo from the English Language Company, but they do not have a vector version of the font. I am trying to reconstruct the logo ...
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Trying to find the font used in this logo

We can't get the information from our designer, so we are trying to find out what fonts were used in these different logos. I have tried using 5 different font identifiers and can't seem to get to a "...
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Type identification: Rödelheim Hebrew typeface

I've been looking for a modern typeface similar to that used in the old Rödelheim siddurim and machzorim (prayerbooks) printed by Heidenheim, Lehrberger, and Kaufmann over the course of the 19th and ...
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Another font identification question

I'm looking to identify the font used in the logo found here: I tried several online tools without luck.