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Questions tagged [fonts]

Questions about matching fonts, using fonts together, manipulating fonts, font selection and font purchase and usage rights. Please use a more specific tag if available.

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what is the font style for this image

can any one help to understand the font of the following jpg
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Any font similar to skia? (note: not lithos)

I'm looking for a font similar to Skia - but not Lithos, because the Lithos family is only in UPPERCASE and I want lowercase, bold Skia.
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How can I find anything about this effect?

I find this great image of VCR OSD Mono, but I dont have idea, whats the name of the effect on the font... I dont know any keywords about this, so I just can show:
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Modifying fonts with Gimp

I am using the Papyrus font in a banner and I would like to make the font darker and thicker without going as dark as Papyrus Bold. Papyrus Bold seems to loose the feel of papyrus which is caused by ...
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Font name on the following image [closed]

What is the name of the font or the similar font of the text on the attached photo. I found it on a paper and I liked it and want to have it in my computer.
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Help me to find a specific category of typefaces

I'm looking for a serif typeface whose curvy letters (c, s, e etc) have thick/wide spine and instead of the serif, a properly rounded ear (like on some lowercase a, c). Kind of like Didone or ITC ...
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Detect font family in Sketch

Hi I'm a dev with a Photoshop background and I can't find a way to simply click on a Sketch design text element and display the font family used. Could anyone help me on this one? Thank you very much
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Fonts missing in Inkscape, Ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

I have installed fonts in Ubuntu 18.04. I can use them in LibreOffice Writer. But they are not shown in Inkscape as if they were not installed.
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What are the fonts used in Bob Ross's Intro for the Joy of Painting

I saw from another post here that had the font for his name but didn't have the answers for his signature and the "Joy of Painting" part of the title. I've used the links from the meta post but still ...
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Fonts supporting Hawaiian Characters?

For a map of Hawaiʻi, I am looking for serif and a non-serif font supporting Hawaiian characters. The fonts should go well with a modern map. Any suggestions?
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Script font Identification help please [closed]

Poor original script font for identifying. I’ve tried everything to ID the original is just too poor. I edited it heavily and was able to get a search. No exact match but some possible substitutes. ...
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Is it possible to create a font in Photoshop?

I have been working on designs for quite a while and usually used some open fonts or purchased some for the creatives. But I was wondering if I can design my own font in photoshop, then it will be ...
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Can anyone help me identify these two Japanese fonts? [closed]

Can anyone help me indentify the two fonts that are used in the areas I circled? I’m hoping to find fonts that have the multiple outlines like the ones in the picture. Thank you!
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Active Adobe Font Not Showing Up In Illustrator - Why?

I have activated the font "Good Headline Pro Bold" in Adobe Fonts: But when I'm working in Illustrator, I search for that type in the character panel, and nothing shows up: Clicking on "Add Fonts ...
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How to create curved texts like these?

How do I create these wave-like form in Adobe Illustrator/photoshop? I tried to use blended objects and applied the text on it, but it doesn't work.
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Acrobat - Optimised PDF - Unembed fonts not working

I'm using Acrobat DC (version 2019.010.20098 - auto updated by Creative Cloud). I need to unembed the fonts from a PDF file that I exported from InDesign. I do this via File > Save As Other > ...
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Anyone happen to know what font this is?

Wondering the name of this font, or the next closest thing to it. Image is from the StudioCanal trailer for the re-release of the movie. I've tried What The Font and FontSquirrel without much luck.
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Does Proxima Nova font support sixteenths fractions?

Our software prints labels using the Proxima Nova font1. The software reads data from a CSV file, and if there's a fraction within a field, we replace that fraction with Unicode values. For example, ...
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When a website says a font is “Free for personal use”, am i allowed to use it in a name card?

I have an amateur question to ask. Following the title of the question, if the website says free for personal use, am i allowed to the font and print it on my name card (business card)? I dont own or ...
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Create Bitmap Only Font from Bitmap Sources (possibly using FontForge)

I have found other threads/questions related to bitmaps and fonts but I think my usage case is atypical. This is for a very casual group project designing a font together. A group of non-artists has ...
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How to recreate The Muppet Show logo in Illustrator?

Well, I'm not sure if you can call this a logo: But yeah, I'm referring to the lettering that appears in the show's opening. I understand that it's probably a hand-painted sign, but is it possible ...
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Why is an m not an em wide in all fonts?

M and — are not always equally wide, And I wonder why, I realize that the EM-dash is one EM, but why is a M not one EM?
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What is the font of the eyeglass prescription printed by TOPCON autorefractor?

TOPCON (the Japan company, not the Texas one) uses this font in many of their autorefractors (or as they call it, auto refractometers). This font looks simple, but I just can't find the exact same ...
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Problems while creating fonts for different scripts

This is for a research purpose. I was wondering whether the designers face any problems while designing the fonts for different scripts. It is because the alignment and spacing of different scripts ...
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Baseline Grid question

So im new to using Baseline grids - little late i know.. but i have a question about this document i am making. 1st picture: In the pictures below is it common practice to align the quote on the ...
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How do you create alternate font glyphs/characters?

I used a font recently that had alternate glyphs assigned to each character. It was a handwritten font. Like someone scanned and traced a sample of their own handwriting. And I guess to make it look ...
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Is there any color rule or theory for this kind of situation? [duplicate]

Is there any color theory or rule for something like this?: Considering that is a big blue square that contains another smaller green square and under the green one is a small and thin text with the ...
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HELP! | Which fonts are easy to use? UPPERCASE or lowercase? [closed]

Which fonts are easy to read? UPPERCASE or lowercase? Thank You.
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Mystery Font? Please help

Hi guys can anyone find out what font this is, or something similar? Bold, rounded serif font. (ps - 'N's are distorted because this was taken off a t-shirt.)
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How to add old style figures from one typeface to another in FontForge?

The main font that I'm using for a project lacks OldStyle numbers, and I would really like to add them from a different typeface (one whose numbers I think complement nicely with my original font). ...
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What font is used on Roya's “Samsara” album cover?

I've been searching for this font Roya (texture not included of course) and still no luck! What is it? (or one that is similar?)
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InDesign Text Rendition Dark on One Spread Only - STRANGE!

An Adobe support care person who shared my screen today was as dismayed as I am by a very strange anomaly that we tried over and over to fix and it still isn't right. One of the spreads in a 280-page ...
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Live Type fonts won't appear after exporting to SVG from Illustrator CC

I am attempting to export several of our design files for a browser based customizer we are building for our site. As the title states, I am running into an issue where the live type will not appear ...
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Illustrator point vs area type: inconsistent bitmap font character spacing

I have a nagging issue with Illustrator CS (both 2018 and 2019) and bitmap fonts. Briefly, character spacing is wonky (some letter pairs too loose or too tight) when text is in area type but alright ...
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What is the Japanese font used in the ending credit of Steins;Gate anime?

This frame is taken from the ending credit of Steins;Gate anime. What is the Japanese font used?
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Can someone help me identify this Japanese font?

I've searched on google and font sites. The closest I found was [ Soukou Mincho ], but it's not quite the same. Help would be greatly appreciated. EDIT: Traced back the page I screenshotted image ...
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Can I legally use fonts for my personal business if I'm using an adobe subscription my job has provided for me?

I do graphic work at my job, and they supply me with a Creative Cloud membership. If I start my own business, can I legally use fonts provided by adobe even though my job is the one providing me the ...
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How to convert a regular font to a UI font?

I have an Android device and its language is Arabic. I want to replace its font with my own one (which is nicer!), but the default font for Arabic in Android is NotoNaskhArabicUI (which is a UI font; ...
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When will quality be lost when increasing design size % or size wise? [closed]

I want to at least double design size from 6in to 6in to about 12in by 12in. I am using a raster program and ttf fonts which the max size is 2000 pt = 6in by 6in. Can it be done in the raster program ...
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Is it possible to interpolate between two different master fonts?

I know that it is possible to interpolate between different masters of one font but is it somehow possible to interpolate between two different fonts? Lets say Times and Helvetica? It is for ...
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Modifying a monospace font (fontforge)

I am attempting to swap out the numerals in an existing monospace font (ttf) with some from a different monospace font (also ttf). I can't seem to get fontforge to export a mono ttf though. Even ...
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Any idea on how to recreate this blurry effect on text?

I'm working on a school event and I don't have lots of experience in Photoshop. So I would like some tips on how to recreate this text. Your help is very appreciated
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Faux Bold in Indesign creates thin outline on certain characters

I've added .25 stroke faux bolding to my text in indesign: If you look closely... theres this thin outline around the "e"s in "Tech Workforce". If I zoom in far enough on the indesign doc, it ...
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FontForge: how to blend cursive letters?

I'm working on a shorthand font, which requires anchoring each letter to the next because of the absence of any baseline. When I check my anchors though, I see that the letters are proporly placed ...
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Combining serif and sans serif font with matching x-height

I have a simple web page which uses a serif font and a sans serif font; both are set with font-family: serif and font-family: sans-serif respectively. With these settings I would expect that a well ...
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Why does the Noto Sans Korean font file have Chinese characters?

If you download and expand the full Noto Sans font you will find separate OTF files for "CJK" Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. The files have a two-letter section in the filename for the target ...
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I need help with the unkown font

I have been to sites with font identifiers and font matcherators, but in vain. Can any of you help me about the name of this font? It is simple, I can draw that word, but I need more words for the ...
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Is there a way in InDesign to quickly resize text that is stacked so that each line is the same width but different sizes?

I have a method currently of just going line by line and increasing the font size until it takes up the width of the text box and just readjusting the line/paragraph spacing but want to see if there's ...
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Do icons for export as SVG, need to be created on a pixel grid?

I am creating an icon font, using https://icomoon.io/ It works like this: create icons as vector. Export as SVGs. Load into icomoon. Export as code. Now, last time I did this was 2.5yrs ago. I can't ...
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Japanese font identify

I just came across this Japanese font. I tried several font identifiers but they don't seem to recognise this font. Does anybody know what this font is? Thank you