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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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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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Does annybody knows what font this is? [on hold]

Does anybody knows what font this is?
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How to remember the terminology for the metrics of a glyph?

There are all kinds of differently named metrical properties of a glyph, as listed here and some of which are illustrated in the picture below: I find it difficult to remember these terms and to ...
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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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Variations in the design of the @ at symbol [closed]

I have seen many variations in symbols such as quotation marks, but I haven't seen any variations in the @ "at symbol". Wondering if there are any interesting takes on it.
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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 ...
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How can I convert currency symbol to universal font?

I need to convert svg symbol to font symbol, that you can just copy and paste everywhere without installing special font for that (so just svg to ttf converter won't work here). It should work same as ...
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Andalé Mono font license

I am considering Andalé Mono font for a website, but I do not know the license. I did not see mention of the license here: http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Andalé_Mono Where can I find the license for this ...
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Force non italic font to italics around a circle

So I am dealing with a font that is not Latin which also normally does not come with an italic font option. At first tried typing around the circle that I wanted the text to surround but I after ...
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Can anyone help with Font name?

ive spent the last 2 hours or so looking for this
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Help! What font is this?

I cannot find what font this is. I've used fontspring and whatthefont and nobody can even come close to identifying it.
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How to really preview GIMP fonts?

I want to choose proper GIMP font for my purpose, so I would like to browse through all of them visually. But, having to choose GIMP font based on a single letter "Aa" (as provided by the text tool) ...
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Combine english and chinese fonts in 1 paragraph style

When formatting in Chinese text, I 'm wondering if you can create a paragraph style so the Chinese is set in 1 Chinese font, while the numbers are set in English font. So you don't need to highlight ...
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Help me identifying this font!

I'm trying to find what font is the one showed in the picture. I've already search in various sites but I don't find the exact same or at least one very similar. This font is from a logo that was ...
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Open Source alternatives to FF Tisa fonts

Recently, I have stumbled upon the FF Tisa fonts quite often and I happen to like them. Unfortunately, I have not found a matching open source alternative yet. FF Tisa Pro: FF Tisa Sans Pro: ...
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Please help me identify this font [closed]

Could anyone please help me with this? I really couldn't find it anywhere even with automated font searches. By the way, AFAIR all of these letters are capital ones, just lowered down by resizing.
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How can I add those white lines inside the letters

I am just wondering how I can add those white, light reflection kind of lines inside the Font just how it is in the Nesquik logo in Photoshop CC
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Can't see what I'm typing in Sketch

Every time I type something, I can't see what I'm typing. It's always white with no fill.. Even if I set the font color to black, I still can't see my text when editing it.
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Minimum font size for “Jr. Poster” Billboard (5 by 11ft)

I'm planning to rent several so-called "Jr. Poster" billboards (about 5 by 11ft), displaying several paragraphs of text (black text on white background). I was wondering, what is the minimum font ...
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Script Font Identification [closed]

Can someone help my identify this font? I've looked everywhere!
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Is that a good kerning?

What do you think of this kerning? What adjustments should I make?
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Bumps on bottom of text in Illustrator

For some reason in one of my Illustrator documents, there are small bumps on the bottom of the lowercase E and C characters. The font I'm using is (I believe) built into Windows. It's called ...
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Is it possible to convert OTF font to TTF font without losing quality. If yes how?

I need to convert OTF font to TTF font without losing quality. If it is possible how can I do it?
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InDesign script to replace all fonts in a document

I realize that this can be done with the find font dialogue box but I have too many files that require this text update to make that method practical. I've tried tinkering around with GREP but I'm ...
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What are good Sans-Serif fonts for technical documentation (printed and from monitor) where characters differ from each other? [closed]

What are good Sans-Serif fonts for technical documentation (printed and from the monitor) where "I" (big i), "l" (small L), "1" (one), "!", "i", "j" look different and also other characters differ ...
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How can I identify this font or find a good substitute?

There is this site http://miracle.sega.jp/ It has a lot of embbeded fonts like "ヒラギノ角ゴ Pro W3", "Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro", メイリオ, Meiryo, "MS Pゴシック", "MS PGothic", but I only want the font ...
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Google Font for the Caviar Dreams font

I am using this Caviar Dreams font from Nymfont.com (http://www.nymfont.com/2009/06/new-caviar-dreams-font.html) I try to find a Google Font for this one but that's hard. Is there a way to easy ...
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Alternative Font Family for text in SVG-file

Context http://tankarochkuriosa.se/documents/gone-home.svg http://tankarochkuriosa.se/gone-home-scout-symbol/ Environment SVG-file in Inkscape 0.92.3 on Windows 10 Pro x64 Problem Web browsers ...
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How to deal with inconsistent font sizes in Illustrator [closed]

Attached is a screen capture of a map I'm trying to do. According to Adobe Illustrator both "COSTERO" are the same size and font. I tried the eye dropper to get them the same. Tried copying one and ...
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How to find: Boldest font readable at a small size?

I'm not sure how to communicate this to the various font search engines online. I want something that is going to be extremely bold, like as bold as possible, so bold it almost spills out of the glyph....
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Ivy League typeface/font family - Origins and legit sourcing?

I'm a novice relative to typeface/font family sourcing. A client's style guide specifies the Ivy League typeface. I've spent an unsuccessful hour in online research trying to find the entire font ...
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What font is this and where I can find more akin to this style and what's the style name? [closed]

What is the name of this font and where can I find more fonts of this style? I also don't know what kind of font-style this is (e.g. of others, Grotesque, Neue, Slab, etc).
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Font problem when opening SVG file?

I am opening SVG files generated by D3.js code in another computer and seeing a pop-up - And the opened file in Illustrator is missing some letters (showing cross sign instead, as if the fonts are ...
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Help me identifying this round sans serif font

I've used it a long time ago and now I can't find it. I've used all font recognizers and those don't seem to work.