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Questions calling for advice on what typeface or font to use in a particular design or situation.

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Typeface with serif & sans-serif variants of matching widths

I'm looking for a refined open typeface that would enable switching between sans-serif and serif variants without changing the typesetting layout. That means that when in an app, when the user toggles ...
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What Japanese font is this?

Can someone help me find this font? The
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Finding font which has letter A with verticall right side, similar to symbol: Æ

I'm trying to get similar style as is in the Æ symbol: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%86 But for standalone A letter, or it can be achieved with italics
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Courier New font for specification

I can't embed a copy of Courier New True Type fonts in my website due to Microsoft license, so my website only uses Courier New for code sections where the host system has Courier New installed. Is ...
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What font is this and where can I find it?

What is this font ? If it is not standard, what would you say is the closest font?
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Font that has feet without being obvious

I want to cut upper case characters out of styrofoam board, and am looking for a font where the center of gravity of each character is ideally low and in the middle of the points of contact. Each ...
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Looking alterantive font similar to "Visigoth"

Im looking for an alternative similar to the font Visigoth by Arthur Baker, but with smother and less rough. Similar to the Sonic and the Secret rings in how smoothness. and the Secret rings logo
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What are the alternative race track fonts to Schilderwald?

For some reason Schilderwald doesn't work on my computer, and surprisingly I can't find ANY other font where characters look like a race track, road track etc. I tried keyword search and image ...
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How to describe different styles of pixel fonts?

I came across this problem while trying to search through Google Fonts for an alternative to the Press Start 2P font (reason being that it is not well supported elsewhere). I know that even though the ...
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Does there exist a mono-spaced (fixed-width) font for all Unicode characters?

Does there exist a font for all 149,186 characters in Unicode such that every character, or symbol, in the font has the same width as any other character? It is very difficult to write python scripts ...
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Truly-handrwriting monospaced font

Is there a truly-handrwriting monospaced font? Does it exist at all? I know there is a Marista by Zephyris, but it is not what I really looking for. It still looks as a font produced by a typewriter, ...
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Is there something as a "funny" font? [closed]

Related Matisse ITC is the Scream Queen of fonts, everything says "horror", and you can even pinpoint the source: ragged, slanted letters. So you can induce emotion with fonts. I was ...
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Feedback for a car show t-shirt design competition

So I am designing a T-shirt with a logo for a classic car show in my town. I have attached the design below. Here are the design guidelines: Must include the words “Orinda Classic Car Show” Must ...
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Looking for a free computer-ish, shaded, hollow font

Our club zine is ages old; fancy headlines 40 years ago were made with a Sinclair Spectrum. I'd like to emulate this. Scanned example: I searched myself blue in the face on free font sites - either ...
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Hebrew typeface that appears to be a Latin typeface at first glance

The famous font Sefard is a “faux Hebrew” Latin font: It looks like Hebrew script at first glance on account of incorporating typical Hebrew typographic elements, but actually it is a Latin-script ...
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Monospaced fonts with small capitals

I'm currently working on a project. I'm looking for free monospaced fonts that have built-in small capitals. So far I have found only the following: Fragment Mono, Roboto Mono, Noto Sans Mono, and ...
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Looking for a Font That "Speaks" with a Brooklyn Accent

I am in the process of a designing a cover for a book. I have been searching for a font that "speaks" with a Brooklyn accent, if you know what I mean, for use in the title. I thought of the ...
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Similar icons to SF Pro Symbols

If I good understand developer can use SF Pro symbols in Apple products only, on iPhone, Mac, iPad. But if we develop something also for web, it can not be used, do you know any similar icon set can ...
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What percentage of page does/should a text occupy “inkwise”

I am interested what is the total area of a book page that is occupied by text. Basically, how much ink do I need to spend to print a page with text. I have experimented with different fonts like ...
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What font is this [closed]

Just a simple question: what font is this and where can I find it for free?
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Font with a particular style for the letter "x"

I'd like to find a font in which the letter "x" looks like the unicode character U+1D4CD: MATHEMATICAL SCRIPT SMALL X, that is, 𝓍 in the style which you would write by hand with two curved ...
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Are there any Japanese fonts with a similar style to the English font "Diploma Regular"?

For my small personal graphic design project I'm doing a Japanese cover of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", but I am having trouble finding any Japanese font with a similar style to the ...
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What style is this font?

What's the name for this style of lettering? It makes me think of Victorian, but I wonder if there's a name for this particular style? Also, can anyone help me find this font?
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Vertically Centered Crossbars

I've been searching for a font with vertically centered crossbars but cannot find what I'm looking for. Does anyone have suggestions?
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Should I use serif font for the labels on printed forms?

I'm redesigning printed forms for a company that has provided me with brand guidelines. Their headline font is a bold sans serif font and the font specified for body text is a serif one. I would ...
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What is the font name used in this design

I have been searching the font name using a couple of services like Fontspring Matcherator, WhatTheFont! and Photoshop CC. Alas, I'm not able to find the name of the font. Can someone please identify ...
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Microsoft Sans Serif, comma character ',' hardly distinguishable from period '.'?

I am trying to use the font "Microsoft Sans Serif" in an application where numbers are of high importance, and am facing one single issue: Using the development tool's default font size, the ...
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Monospaced font with even more equality between the letters

Is there a font where all the letters follow something like a fixed grid? Like a monospaced font, but even more equality between the letters. Everything should be in one line. I marked in the picture ...
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Is there a font similar to Monoton that supports Thai script?

I'm having a hard time finding a font similar to "Monoton" that also supports Thai script. Anyone knows whether there is a font readily available similar to that?
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Is there a name for this kind of font?

Is there a name for this kind of font that you used to find on cable bulletin boards? If I wanted to imitate this on a website, which font would you recommend?
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Paid vs Free Font

I would like to kindly ask if you can give me your view on either purchasing a font or going with a free font for a logo design. In addition, I will add a few more questions that popped in my mind. ...
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Is there a special name for this style of font?

https://www.1001fonts.com/tostada-font.html I quite like this font but I'm not 100% on it, I've searched for "alternatives to tostada font" but my searches don't come up with much. Is there ...
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How can I release my font under SIL font license or Appache font license

I made fonts for logo design 3 weeks ago and I want to give it to others so they can use it for free. Would you please tell me the process how to do it?
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macOS metric-compatible font to Times New Roman and Liberation Serif

Does macOS provide a pre-installed font that is metric-compatible to Times New Roman (which is pre-installed on Windows) and Liberation Serif (which is pre-installed in most Linux distros)? I need it ...
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What is the best way to find an alternative monospace font for a non-monospace font that has the same look and feel?

Just wondering if anyone has come across the same issue of having to replace a non-monospaced font with one that is monospaced while retaining a similar look & feel (or if this is even possible/...
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How to make dashed font?

I am completely new to graphic design and I need to make dashed Cyrillic letters. The file needs to be in '.ttf' format for the end result. I am attaching a reference picture to what I mean by 'dashed'...
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Looking for a free monospace font with both light and heavy characters

I'm developing a captcha and for this I'm looking for a font which fulfils the following needs: Monospace (all glyphs, not only letters) Basic latin characters (a-zA-Z0-9 and punctuation marks) Maybe ...
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Font that is monospaced + slash through zeros + "web safe"

When ever character matters (code development, etc.), there is a need for a font that meets the following: Monospaced Easily distinguishes between the uppercase letter O and the number 0. (Two ...
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Fonts with an upper-case 'E' slanted in each direction

I am trying to find a font similar to this image. Specifically where the top and bottom prong of the upper-case 'E' are going in opposite directions. Anyone happen to remember seeing one similar? ...
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Best font to represent Windows, Mac and Linux system font for mockups created in PenPot

I am wondering which font in Google fonts is the best font to represent Windows, Mac and Linux system fonts for design mockups? The reason I am asking is because I and some others are using the PenPot,...
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Looking for a free font set that is like Helvetica Now Display

Which one is the closet out there? I want extra bold, extra light, bold, regular and medium. Thanks :)
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Combine Helvetica Neue (or derivatives) with Open Sans (or PT Sans)

I am currently working on a logo (word mark) for a client. I compared different sans serif fonts and narrowed it down to Helvetica, Neue Helvetica and Neue Haas Unica. Although the client is a startup,...
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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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How do you calculate for font pairing?

What is the qualification for a good font pairing? Regardless of the application, what makes a good font pair? For example, a company has a standard (single) font used in a brand. Let's say the base ...
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Is there a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font style that matches - Impact, Oswald and Anton - (Latin) fonts?

I tried searching for a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font that matches the consdensed bold style of famous Latin font - 'Impact'. Please let me know if there is a bold condensed font like the above for ...
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Replacement font for MS Sans Serif

Originally posted in UserExperience, they recommended I post it here. The application I'm working on has been around for over 20 years now, and in some cases still has not updated the UI in some ...
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What is the most well representative letter in fonts?

Is there such a thing as the most representative letter in fonts, by seeing which we could definitively say that it's one font or another. Is it possible to identify a font by a single character, or ...
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Where to find a computer version as close as possible to the original Blackletter font?

I am producing an electronic version of some pages of a medieval manuscript. The manuscript uses Blackletter, like in the image below: Now, there are many types of blackletter. I am looking for one ...
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What is a free, rounded font with bars on the capital "I"?

I'm looking for a rounded font similar to Quicksand, but I want to have a capital "I" that is distinguished from the lowercase "l", which means I need bars. I've found a font that ...
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Default Windows Roboto Alternative

Somewhat similar to this question, I'm looking for an alternative to Roboto. My office is pretty locked down. I can't install any new fonts either on my machine or firmwide, but I love the look of ...
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