Questions tagged [fonts]

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Can anyone recognise this font?

The usual tools like font squirrel, etc. fail to recognise this font In case you dislike the resolution, it's used frequently on The Cut, for example here: https://www.thecut.com/2019/07/bruce-hay-...
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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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Can anyone help me find this Japanese font? [closed]

I can't seem to identify what this font is. I found it on a youtube video. Thanks in advance.
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How to copy characters from particular font family in macOS Catalina?

I often use mathematical and geometrical symbols which are related to equations. I know that the main font that I am using for the typing feature all these symbols, but when I put them in the document,...
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Use Google fonts for printing [duplicate]

Can I print the User Guide using Google fonts legally? In particular, Roboto.
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Need help Identifying Font

I am trying to identify this font name from the last few days. Can someone help me, please?
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Windows machines with an 'Arial (W1)' font installed

Has anyone ever come across this font? The standard Arial variants bundled with Windows are also present. I can't find any trace of a free or paid version of 'Arial (W1)' though.
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Web font with Unicode Support ⸵▬ ℩ɟ [closed]

I'm digitizing an ancient math book for the web. Thus I'm looking for a monospace or serif font that supports unicode characters. Everson Mono was perfect but it is not allowed to be embedded in ...
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Missing letter dots in Fontlab exported font

I'm trying to edit unicode in some characters of Source Sans Pro font and exporting it in TTF format. The font looks fine in Fontlab. I'm trying to install my edited font, but the dots are missing ...
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What if I used Segoe UI for printing?

As I understand it, they have a license that applies only to web versions, an interface, or another digital output. But what if I want to print a few books or instructions?
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What script font is this?

Thought it might be Zapfino but I can't find the T Glyph and the Serifs are slightly different. This is generated from a low resolution image I posted on WhatTheFont.
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How to automatically round the square ends of every glyph in a Sans Font?

How to take the square ends and corners of a font like the Google Noto Sans CJK font: And make it rounded like this font: There must be some effect or something in some program that you just apply ...
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Using Illustrator CC one layer shape out of multiple paths

I have a shape created in Photoshop (one layer) I copy the shape to illustrator (selecting compound path)and it shows each element as a separate path. I would like to generate a font icon so I need ...
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What are some fonts where o and a look similar?

I'm looking for fonts where there are few differences between lower case Os and As, like the title suggests. There is indeed a reason for this.
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What font is used on this Arnhem poster?

I'm trying to make a poster for a class project, and I recently came across a poster that has this font. It's a light, somewhat wide sans-serif typeface, but I'm not sure if it's Helvetica or ...
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What Font creates blank space exactly the size of text

A workbook under construction in Word for students needs underlined blank spaces for students to fill in notes. For Example, Fill in the blanks: A digit is a _____________ that is used alone or with ...
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Missing fonts in Illustrator

When I try to Open an EPS file from Illustrator, the well known "Missing Fonts" dialog box opens that displays the missing fonts list .. i noticed some fonts names with similar structure, for example ...
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How to display custom font on Adobe XD mobile cloud document?

I have a prototype which uses a few third party fonts and 1 custom icon font. When previewing the prototype on my PC, everything is displayed correctly, but when I try to test it with my Android ...
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What is the font used in poster?

I have been working on a typography project and wanted to find a font which I wanted to use. I have tried all the methods finding fonts using images online like WhatTheFont But I couldn't find even ...
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Is there a Mayan Hieroglyph font or complete icon set somewhere online for free?

I am looking for the icons/glyphs from here: The only thing I could find was this Mayan Hieroglyph font, but having looked at it briefly it looks like it only supports letters. I haven't learned ...
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Font with a pronounced capital i [closed]

Which fonts have the most pronounced capital i? I mean "pronounced" as in "most starkly contrast a lowercase l". I need to find a font that, when read, would effortlessly convey a letter is a ...
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Trying to identify the fonts used in RackSpace Cloud Illustrations

This is one of the examples of how RackSpace Cloud illustrates different things. I am pretty sure I could find this font, but I was at a miss. Can someone say what is this font? I have tried almost ...
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Is there a font that has the same horizontal width in every uppercased letter?

im searching for a font that is looking like a normal typewriter font. Almost every monosized font has different sizes in their uppercased width. An "A" has a bigger width than a "B". Is there a font ...
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What are the uppercase letters in this web page banner?

I designed this banner ages ago for http://www.TheNettles.com and like a putz I've forgotten the font name and I no longer have the font file. What is the font of the "T" and "N" in this image? I'm ...
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Is there a faster way to use my unique font while keeping it's texture and colour?

I'm working on an indie game and as such, I've made a unique font for that game but this is where the problem comes in: I don't know how to turn this into a font file that will keep all the colour ...
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Which font's digits resemble Nixie tube digits?

I will try to mimic Nixie tube digits in an application. For responsiveness and scalability I won't use any rasterized images of actual tubes, this will be a sufficiently adequate mock which just ...
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Font for tagline under logo [closed]

Advise a font that could be used to write a fairly wide inscription consisting of 3-4 words under a logo (listing of some components, for example, if it is a workshop logo). The final composition is ...
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Illustrator: how to determine whether all text in AI file is outlined or not

I was working on a printable design for a client, before sending Ai file to the client I outlined all the fonts. But the client told me that printing people having an issue with the missing font, I ...
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Can't get Windows 10 font to show in PDF using Inkscape

As in the answer shown here, I'm trying to convert an SVG to PDF using Inkscape on Windows: inkscape --file=mySVGinputFile.svg --export-area-drawing --without-gui --export-pdf=output.pdf My SVG has ...
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Why does a font like Veneer slow down Corel Draw and InDesign?

I am using a font called Veneer. It works fine in Illustrator, but it slows down InDesign (2020) and Corel Draw 2019. If I zoom in, pan, or move the text, the latter programs freeze for a minute ...
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Help me find a non-commercial alternative to this commercial geometric sans serif?

I am trying to identify this font: Specifically, I would like to find a similar free font. I have tried the identify font services described in graphicdesign.stackexchange but I get only commercial ...
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Making a LED Neon sign calculations [duplicate]

I started getting interested in the LED Neon Flex strips for altering classic glass bent tubes for LED strips. As some of you may know, you can cut that strip in every so and so milimeters/ as I'm ...
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how can i create a new font and publish it? [closed]

I have an idea for a new font, I need help with two things: how can I create and publish it so that it could be used by people? how do I check if its not similar or same as existing font
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How to make all font glyphs more bold automatically in FontForge?

Take for example this Tibetan script: This, and every font I have found online for Tibetan (except for Google Noto) does not come in bold. But some I really like the shape of. I was wondering if ...
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Color a glyph in a font using FontForge or similar

I have a woff font and I would like to make the glyph ✓ green, is it possibile using FontForge or other programs?

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