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Which font is similar to a wool bale stencil? [closed]

Really struggling to find a font that ticks all the boxes in terms of having a consistent stroke weight and no spurred ends. https://shoofdirect.co.nz/catalog/product/view/id/2872/?gad_source=1&...
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Editing text: How do I turn a single path into a criss-cross stroke in Illustrator?

I can't seem to find a way to turn the single path in the middle of my letters into a scribble, crisscross, multi line stroke like in the orange image, where you get 3 or 4 strokes that converge. Any ...
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Which characters are supposed to be italic in an italic font?

I've been looking at a few italic fonts on my system and while letters and numbers are always slanted, certain symbols often seem to be skipped. Some examples include the vertical bar (|), the ...
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Create color-font from ai- or svg-files

I have a colored vector-graphik Jh.ai (original) and Jh.svg (export) as an example of a playing card (I used 'AdobeIllustrator' for the 'export'; because I didn't know how to do it any other way). ...
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Kerning in FontForge does not have any effect

There was another discussion here 7 years ago, with the title "Kerning in FontForge does not seem to have any effect". There was a problem, and a solution. I have the same symptoms -- ...
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When I reference a local font, do I need a font license?

If I use Helvetica Neue on my site, but I only use it if it is installed locally on a device. Do I at this point still need a licence to use it on my site? I know that if you load a font into your ...
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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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Help identifying an old letterpress font

I got a letterpress off Ebay awhile ago but I can't seem to identify the typeface. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to override a Mac system font

I am using Avenir Next Condensed.ttc which is a Mac system font. This is my client's brand font. My Mac OS and my Adobe software are all up to date. The Mac system font does not reproduce well when ...
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Mac system font Avenir Next Condensed lower case 'u' not reproducing correctly

I am using the Mac system font Avenir Next Condensed.ttc in Adobe InDesign and Acrobat for a client. The font is not reproducing well--the lower case "u" has a larger X height than other ...
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Why normally writting numbers without dollar sign in mathSE is not looking proper in my desktop?

I don't know whether this question is appropriate here. But I am facing a technical issue regarding the font in MathSE. I am writing this 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 in the writing box of this website without ...
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Help with Identifying a Japanese Font

Been looking everywhere for this font. Can anyone find a match? Thanks!
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Why are some glyphs slightly taller/shorter than others in the same font?

Occasionally, I'll browse to a page where some of the glyphs are rendered slightly taller or shorter than the others. Today's example is from a column of stock prices: Notice that the '1', '4', '5', ...
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Font with a unique lower case "e"

This is from a label on a pair of jeans from 1984. I have very little to go off of. The only letters I'm 100% about are "S" and "e". Does anyone recognize this, based off the ...
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Help with kerning

I'm kerning this word for logo, and I'm unsure about the kerning, especially the gap between "l" and "f". How would you adjust the kerning, if needed? (Merriweather Sans is the ...
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Can you please help me Identify this font in the picture?

Please help me Identify the font in this picture.
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What Japanese font is this?

Can someone help me find this font? The
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Canva: Is there a fonts cheat sheet?

One simply can't scroll through all the thousands of fonts in Canva, but if you have an idea in mind then that's what you have to do to find one that works for your design. Someone somewhere must have ...
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Need help identifying two types of fonts

please can you identify these two fonts? Thank you in advance!
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Can someone tell me what font is this?

Could someone tell me what font is this, is from LCD Soundsystem's album This Is Happening, thanks
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Why use the "system font stack" rather than a generic font family?

I recently read two articles about the "system font stack" [1] [2]. Briefly, this is a list of font families designed to pick the system font on the reader's device. So the same page appears ...
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Find the font from a single ’C’ character

I'm looking for the typeface from which this C came from. What The Font did not help.
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Noticeable FOUT with variable fonts

On an WP site I use a framework wich supports custom fonts upload. But, a font file upload for every font weight. For 3 weights I'll have in the header 3 @font-face{ declarations with 3 font files ...
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Font Awesome HTML -> .png icons

What is the easiest way to produce several of .png images of icons generated with Font Awesome and some simple CSS styling? I need to generate some social media icons that will be included in an email ...
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Why does a font have holes in small sizes and not in large sizes?

I am making a font. It looks fine in the editor (Glyphr Studio), but, if I try it in Word, it has holes where paths overlap in sizes to 74. In sizes from 75, it doesn't have the holes. It happens in ...
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I am looking for this font

They used this font on a simple clothing label. But I couldn't find it on the internet, paid or free. Can you help me?
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Can fonts control the spacing between italic words and non-italic words?

I often see examples where the spacing between an italicized word and a non-italicized word isn't sufficient. For example, in "Bored book" the tall thin portion of the d and b get a bit too ...
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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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OTS Error for Black Future Font in React Application

I am encountering a perplexing issue with the Black Future font in my React application and am seeking assistance to resolve it. Below, I have detailed the problem, my troubleshooting efforts, and ...
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1.13.24_Guidance on Design block

Im helping someone to design a thumbnail for a youtube video. So far the layout has been established and i had a placeholder for text on the top left What Im going for is big med small w the fonts, ...
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OpenType 'calt' feature behaviour between font tyles/weights OR how to make a glyph correspond to any other font next to it?

I'm looking for a solution for my connected script font which has multiple weights in its' family (light, regular, bold) The problem: Individually, the styles work perfectly fine and letters/glyphs ...
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Do you know of any fonts where letters that are normally below baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline in lowercase?

I'm looking for a font in which letters which are normally lower than the baseline (g, y, p, q) are written completely above the baseline when in lowercase. I'm looking for such a font for the game I'...
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Inkscape: Text in illustration is not recognized as text object and cannot be reused

After creating an illustration with a text element in Inkscape, I would like to reuse the illustration by only changing the text. However, the individual letters are broken into path elements. I ...
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Should labels in a figure be set in a different font face or font size from the body text?

I'm writing a scientific text, which includes a labeled diagram. Are these traditionally labeled in the same font and font size as the body text, or in a smaller font size, or in a different font?
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What Japanese font is this used in the TeikouPenguin YT channel opening?

what is font used in the opening of the テイコウペンギン youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/@teipen.official/videos Ive tried using font recognizers but nothing...
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Hebrew Diacritics Positioning Error In Word Processor

I'm using FontForge to create a Hebrew font that supports advanced diacritics, i.e. distinguishes between sheva naḥ and dagesh ḥazaq/qal. The Unicode symbols for sheva and dagesh represent the ...
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French 70s-style commercial font identification

I'm looking for the name of a font which was quite commonly used on storefronts in France during the late 70s / early 80s (I guess). I'm also interested in some history and/or trivia about this font ...
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How do I compare the widths of two different fonts?

I would like to see numerical values of how different the character widths of strings taken from two different fonts MS Gothic and Liberation Mono are. So I used FontForge's metrics, which worked ...
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What Font is being used in this SKITCHS logo?

Can someone please help me identify this font or typeface?
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Please, help me identify japanese font

Can anyone help identify a jap font,pls...tia
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Which classes of font are generally the most readable at a glance?

When I say "classes of font", I'm referring to categories and styles such as geometric, gothic, grotesk, handwriting, humanist, etc. Out of all of these, which would be the most readable - ...
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(Screenshots) What fonts are those?

I have been using this Android program - no longer in the Google store (implying: support discontinued) - and I have noticed it uses (what looks to me like) two distinct types of fonts, respectively, ...
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Trying to find this typeface or one similar

Can you tell me what this typeface is? Thanks! You can see more of it here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/101146789/POVEMENT
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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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Need help finding Pokemon Sword logo font

Hello I’m trying to find the font used in the logo for Pokemon Sword. I’ve attempted to find the font using likefont, whatisfont and my font to no avail. All that I’m sure of is that the logo use a ...
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How to find out in Inkscape which fonts are used in specific locations for imported PDFs?

I use Inkscape to extract images and identify fonts from PDF files. I recall in an older version of Inkscape I could click on a piece of text in Inkscape and it would tell me the font name used for ...
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Anyone know the font on this Dustsilver keybord?

If not is there maby some with a similar feeling or vibe as this one? Ive tried myfonts.com and whatfontis.com but neither worked.
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Looking for Pokemon Let’s go font

Hello I’m trying to find the font used in the logo for Pokemon Pikachu / Evee. I’ve attempted to find the font using likefont, whatisfont and my font to no avail. All that I’m sure of is that the logo ...
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Would these two fonts be different enough from each other for one not to be cosidered a copyright violation of the other one?

Not sure of the legal way of wording this; but here is my best guess. Wondering if design wise if these two fonts are different enough from each other as not to violate copyright law in the sense of ...
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