Questions tagged [fonts]

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Preserving color variations in font with FontLab

I am very new to using FontLab, so please pardon my ignorance :) I am trying to create a font from lettering I have done in watercolor (so some areas of each letter are darker than others..see ...
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How do I create create stripped glass effect text in illustrator?

I found this image in MoMa website. This poster was designed by Juan Carlos Distéfano in 1964. I try to replicate the effect of the text. Turns out it harder than it looks. Any tips how to achieve ...
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Chinese characters render as boxes even though font supports them [closed]

Out of this database of ~80,000 Chinese characters: ~80,000 render correctly on Google search results and my URL bar ~75,000 render correctly on the database website and here on SE. ~27,000 render ...
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Can someone help me identify this font please?

I don't know what the curves on the edges of the letters are called, and I can't seem to find a similar one. Thanks in advance!
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Inkscape font size doesn't match that of imported figure

I am a scientist and I like to use Inkscape to create schematic figures explaining some experiments and then to combine those figures with other figures I've created using statistical software to ...
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Outline text duplicate characters

I have a large document in which I am converting texts to outlines using Adobe Acrobat Pro. But when I do so, the file size increases significantly. It is because it turns every character into a ...
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Font Search: Attik Noise 3.5 'Boost Neo Grotesk'

Hoping someone can help me track down this font. It's from an old Attik graphic design book called Noise 3.5. It's called Boost Neo Grotesk and I've tried searching high and low and screengrabbing the ...
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How to use this psd font?

I've used psd font in the past with photopea, as i dont have full shop. Just photopea and gimp at moment. I am trying to use a .psd text font, that has honey drops in it, i can load it using ...
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How do you decide the ratio between font-size & line-height?

I don't know if there's a canonical answer, but maybe some theories that you can point me to that I can read about. Do most designers just play it by ear? Or go from the gut?
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How are fonts defined in a font file?

As of lately I have been intrigued by the world of typography, and the intricacies that make fonts better for certain things. I have been trying to study digital fonts files (the .ttf, .otf and .fon ...
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CorelDRAW Font List shortcut not working

I have added a shortcut for Font List(Ctrl+shift+F) but it won't work unless opening Options (Ctrl+Alt+F) and closing it, after that i can select my text and use the shortcut to change the font
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A narrow font with coding ligatures?

I am looking for a font that provides coding ligatures, especially arrows, but which has a rather narrow appearance. Hence, could be a proportional font rather than a monospaced font. Font should be ...
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What is this font ? is it customized or what?

What fonts is this ?? I tried font identification websites but they won't catch it. If anyone have any suggestion about this font, please.
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Best way to convert legacy font typed InDesign document to Unicode based encoding?

I have multiple InDesign books, with documents created using a legacy Tamil (an Indian Language) font. I want to change it all to Unicode encoding. What I am currently doing: Create a legacy font to ...
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How to calculate font size from Illustrator to CSS?

I got following Illustration from Grapics Designer: The font size what I am curious about is 7pt in Illustrator. How can I calculate the "web font size" of it? I have a MacBook Pro, its width is ...
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Can someone help me in identifying this font

I have scouted the internet looking for this font in the image below. I have searched through www.myfonts.com, whatthefont and other font identifier websites but no head way. Can someone please help ...
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Convert a font into monospaced version

I'm using DotMatrix font for my powerscan simulator, but I would need a monospaced version of that which is not available. Is there any chance to convert a font into a monospaced one? or better, there'...
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Late 90's Audi LCD Font

I'm looking for a font that has the same look as the late 90s early 2000s Audi LCD displays. The closest match I have found is Register Font but the spacing between "pixels" is too big. Thank you in ...
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What font is this? I don't seem to find this one exact

What font is this? I don't seem to find this one exactly I am having a hard time to find this exact font
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What reputable online resources are there for pairing a specific font?

I am not a font expert but I do understand that font choice is important and I really want and need to do this properly. How do I find reliable, quality resources that can tell me exact font or fonts ...
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Change all font color

I have a file saved as .xcf (gimp native file format) with many text boxes. How can I change all the text to a specific color? Right now, all of my text is green (#00FF00), but I want it to be blue (...
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What is the most neutral font? [closed]

I create brand names and to evaluate them properly I must not be influenced by the typeface they are written with. Therefore I'm looking for the most neutral possible font. I don't know if it would be ...
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How to make a font look like the one in the picture?

Hope you're doing fine in these trying times. I've been looking for a couple of days for a font looking like this: It has too many characters meshed together. It's single line is like this: ...
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What does “mfgpctt” mean in version number of font

I noticed in the metadata of many fonts that they have a strange version record. In at least a few fonts from different families, I found the string "mfgpctt v4.4", with the numbers sometimes being ...
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how to slice one image and export them into individual svg like PS does [duplicate]

In photoshop, we can slice one image into fixed sizes and save for web, so that this sliced parts can be saved into individual file with autogenerated names. Is there a similar way to do that in ...
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How to copy font weight and size from a PDF to CSS?

I'm struggling with an issue where I'm given designs for websites in PSDs and they use Google Font fonts and trying to match them when building the site in HTML/CSS. Is there something i'm missing in ...
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Times New Roman font width

I know that in Times New Roman, different letters have different width sizes. What I am trying to find is if there is info on what the measurement is for the widths in font size 12 for it. i.e. for ...
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Font with two variants: one where every character is an underscore and a usual one

I currently have a few workbooks published for my students that have fill in the blanks portions. For example, The sampling method is first ____________ sampling to choose a random street and ...
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Font licenses in portfolio projects

As a beginner graphic designer, I have some stupid questions about font licenses. I'm just learning and building my portfolio based on my own imaginary projects. I don't have any projects for clients ...
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How do you not allow texture overlay to affect stroke but still text fill?

I want to achieve a strong eroded photocopy effect for the fill of my lettering but maintain a strong dark stroke unaffected by the overlay textures such as the image provided.
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Unicode typewriter-like font or Unicode alternative for P22 Typewriter Font

I would like to add my page the look and feel as it was written using a typewriter. I have found a marvellous P22 Typewriter Font that just does the job. Unfortunately, it is not an Unicode font and ...
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Inkscape: change font in multiple text boxes AND maintain size?

Objective: be able to select all instances of a font in an SVG and replace it in situ with a different font and have the resulting text maintain the exact same size and relative positioning. When ...
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What is the font used in The Futur's prints?

You can find The Futur's prints here — I think it's the same font they use in their videos. At first, I thought they were using Futura, but the a's don't match. Then, after going through some ...
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Changing index letter of a playing card in Adobe Illustrator

I have purchased stock graphics of playing cards, but would like to change a few index letters (A, K, Q, J) to the corresponding French/German/etc. characters. In Adobe Illustrator 2020, first I ...
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Display/preview lowercase as small capitals in Inkscape?

I want to type text in Inkscape, and see lowercase letters displayed instantly as small capitals on the canvas. Preferably using the font's own small capitals, if available. Is this possible in ...
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I've created a font typeface, I'm going to release it free for personal and commercial use. Do I need to attach a license to it? [closed]

I've created my first font typeface as a side project. I want to release it for free, for both personal and commercial use. It will just be advertised on my website and on twitter for people to ...
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Why is a part of my font blacked out and how can I fix it?

I wanted make a custom font which I could use in my app. The bottom right circle should be a lock-icon. After finishing it, I used the Fontself extension to create a glyph which I could use in my app. ...
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Is using single quotes to delimit inline code snippets a good idea?

I have a programming-related blog, and one problem I have is styling inline code snippets, like return 92;. They are traditionally styled with a different color/background (like on stack exchange site)...
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Vertically center a font using FontForge?

I'm using Ostrich Sans as part of a project and i noticed that the font is aligned to the baseline and has a large ascender. I tried but cannot vertically align this through CSS. How can I modify the ...
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Is there a DIN font family which has greek letters?

If I want a DIN font style, I usually use either: DIN17SBOP-Regular or DIN17 However neither of these have Greek characters. Is anyone aware of one?
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Help me identify this font [closed]

This font is from the movie Swordfish where the hacker (Hugh Jackman) is working on the laptop / computer screen. Please note the letters C E F G Q. Can you please help identify this?
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How do I edit type in Illustrator to round off corners?

Recently I wanted to recreate Fasthosts's logo for a small project of mine. I found out which font it is, but the styling is a bit different than in the logo. It looks like the top of the letters / ...
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Myriad Pro doesn't have bold anymore?

Few years ago I remember using Myriad Pro in Illustrator. That font was complete with both bold and italic forms. In my latest Illustrator, I only have the normal form. Is Myriad Pro different from ...
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Does anyone know what programming font this is? It doesn't look like the major cursive fonts either (operator, victor, dank mono)

Does anyone know what font this is? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DckSZXxV0AAFmOF?format=jpg&name=small It sort of looks like consolas, but consolas doesn't have cursive, and the 'l' is completely ...
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Looking for font that has even-sized letter “E” for a logo design

Creating a logo and trying toe find a font that has a equal size letter "E" that can find into each other (like lego bricks I assume). I'm trying to avoid using paths and manipulating the letter that ...
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Fonts similar to Andika and Lexie-Readable? [closed]

I have dyslexia but the regular dyslexic fonts don't work out for me. Andika and Lexie-Readable are much better for me, and I was wondering if there's anything similar.
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Inkscape font different from other platforms

When I'm using the font Segoe Script in Inkscape, the characters vary depending on where they are positioned in the word. I tried using the same font in CorelDraw and Microsoft Word, but they don't ...
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FontForge Artifacts on .ttf Font Export

I have an old TrueType font from 2003 that I have to clean up and there's no way to find out what was originally used to create it. I'm using FontForge to fix misaligned vertices so scaling the font ...
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How would I make some circle in G- shape? [closed]

I would like to make this logo but I don't know how to put circle in G shape either in U. Also is there any way to put circle in rounded - ractangle tool? Thank you.
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Measure path of multiple objects in Inkscape

Firstly, I'm a total novice, so please excuse me if this is a basic question. I'm designing a backboard for a neon flex sign which will contain text and a surrounding circle. I'm trying to calculate ...

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