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 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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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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How to identify fonts from images/scans

I'm currently doing a design course and have been tasked with recreating a typographic piece including the fonts. What is the best method for identifying fonts? I have tried the online 'questionnaire'...
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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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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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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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1960s technical charts sans-serif all caps font

I'm trying to identify a font of which I don't even have an image, only a very distinct memory. I remember it having seen used in technical charts of about the 1950s / 1960s, e.g. diagrams describing ...
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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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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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Identification of a lively style of hand lettering from around 1900

I have come across a certain lively style of hand lettering on some old postcards that interests me. I have only two examples: The full images can be seen here and here. The images are from ...
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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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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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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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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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What is this typeface from old prayerbook?

This typeface is used for headers in a machzor (Jewish prayerbook for the high holidays) in Stockholm. The print year is 1961, but I would guess it is a reprint from the early 30's. Notice the high ...
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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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Free fat numeral font as used in sheet music time signatures?

I am looking for a free font that has similar fat numerals as those used for indicating the time signature in (Western) sheet music. For sure, specific sheet music fonts do exist, but these typically ...
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What is this font that was used in the 1930s for this school's yearbooks?

"Latigo" is the name of the yearbook for Texas Country Day School, an all-boys prep school in Dallas that existed from 1933 to 1950. It merged with another school in 1950 and became St. ...
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Can somebody help me identify this Japanese display font?

Font identification websites don't seem to be able to recognize non-latin characters. Google search also hasn't given me 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 am trying to figure out what font inspired this old Pierre Balmain logo and I'm having trouble finding this font. Can anyone help?
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Font identification from an early-2000's game

I'm looking for a font from the game Uplink (2001) but can't seem to identify it online. It looks almost like someone has taken Helvetica and shrunk it down to the bare minimum, then zoomed in (so I'm ...
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What typeface is used on the video game Artifact (card art)?

https://liquipedia.net/commons/images/3/3e/Artifact_Hand_of_God.png <- sample of card art. I have asked a new question for a similar font, as this font is not available for public use outside of ...
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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.
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Receipt Font Match [closed]

Can Anyone help me determine what font is being used in this receipt?
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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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Font used for a receipt

I struggled to find this font used to print a receipt. I have already tried several online tools without success. It has some serifs and I'm almost sure it's a monospace but cannot figure out the name....
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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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