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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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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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Looking for name of cursive font in attached image?

Looking for the name of the cursive font in this image?
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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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Looking for a font [closed]

My band has this font for their logo but I can't find it I have seen some but not the same... thanks in advance Fletch
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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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Looking to identify this Japanese font

Looking to identify this font from a Kirin CM for Mets soft drink. The text reads: 強いぜ うまいぜ  It's strong It's tasty
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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
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Is there a kind of font with consistent stroke width across sizes?

In normal outline fonts, as the font is scaled down, the stroke weight also gets smaller, until at some point the characters look almost invisible. Is there a kind of font with fixed stroke width ...
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How do I convert my .svg to a woff icon font?

I have tried all conversion websites and softwares but I cannot seem to get my .svg to convert to a .woff file (or any font file ex. eot .ttf ) so I can add it as an icon to my website. I know very ...
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what's the font used in the new Material Design, And how to get it?

What is the font used in the new google Material design interface? And if it's possible, how do I get it? This is the interface in case:
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Is there a simple way to fill in a grungy font to make it solid?

I'm looking to make the entire letter solid. I want to complete the grungy white space and fill it out with solid black. Is there a simple way to do this?
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Font text is not smooth in Photoshop

Has anyone dealt with this issue before? For some reason, my text on Photoshop is not smooth at all, no matter what font is picked. Example: If anyone has any tips, would be highly recommended.
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Where to find nice foreign language fonts

I have encountered a few nicely designed foreign language fonts like for Devanagari, but doing a search for "beautiful foreign language typography designs" doesn't bring up anything. I know about ...
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If there are any square-grid Latin fonts

Pretty much every font I can think of is in a sort of portrait, paper-proportioned-ish grid, sort of like this: _ | | |_| A 1x2 grid fits tall letters like l and short letters at the bottom like s. ...
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Where can I find the best fonts online?

Sites like Font Squirrel and Space Fonts have some good type faces, but every time I see an effective logo it always has this stellar font that fits the image perfectly. I'm wondering 'where is ...
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Someone wants to create a trademarked logo using my font

I currently sell my font on creative market where it is protected by copyright. A client would like to include the font in a trademarked logo but this goes against creative market's licensing. I have ...
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How a font glyph looks when defined as a compound contour for TTF

I am trying to understand the concept of contours as it relates to True Type Fonts (TTF). It isn't very well described, so I wanted to take the following drawing as an example. Specifically I'm ...
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How to properly create SVG letter with proper endpoints

I have seen how to create letters in SVG such as this. What I am wondering about is the flatness of the endpoints of a letter, how to do that in SVG. I'm wondering if each "line" in the SVG letter is ...
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Example of free downloadable SVG font with complex curves

I am trying to learn about SVG curves and how font glyphs are built. Specifically how you taper complex curves. I'm wondering if it's the stroke that is tapered or it is a fill. I'm wondering too how ...
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Font selection for figures

I am searching for a font for annotations in figures of articles that I am writing. I want to use it for labelling of axes and ticks, but also for legends and subtitles of charts and the like. The ...
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Adobe Acrobat PDF textbox too small

I've been using Adobe Acrobat 10.1.16 to add a text box in a PDF file, by using Tools -> Content -> Add or Edit Text Box. However, the largest size is 24, which is still too small. Is there anyway to ...
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How to merge a regular weight and a bold weight to one font file?

Suppose I have 2 font files - one is a regular weight of a font (400) and another one is a bold weight of the same font (700). I want to merge both of them to one file and when I bold something it'll ...
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EB Garamond is available in a few places, but includes different things in each. Which way is best to go?

I have been trying EB Garamond for the time being, but I'm confused as to why there are a couple different sets: Google Fonts and Adobe: Contains Regular, Medium, SemiBold, ExtraBold with their ...
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Thematic graphical modification of text? [duplicate]

I am looking for design literature discussing the thematic graphical modification of text. Often, images (from a theme) are modified to make a letter / word discernible in them. Two examples of this "...
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How do I know I'm buying a font from its real owner?

I would like to properly license a Helvetica Neue font to use on a website. However, I can't figure out who owns the font, or who to buy it from, and whether the people selling the font online are its ...
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Photoshop Copy one Text Layer and change font

I want to make a logo. I want to make a text layer and copy it for example 100 times and change each font. Is there any possibility?
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Image Edit to see under a colour layer? [closed]

It is possible to take an existing image which has black texted covered by solid red layers and remove that so the text can be seen? For instance this pictute here is a screenshot with black text ...