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What is the name of the font used by Dymo machines?

I've done some Googling and come up short. I'm looking for the name of the font used in Dymo labelling machines like this. I'm after the original font (and preferably on OT version) used, or on which ...
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What font is this please?

just a simple question: what font is this? and where can I find it for free?
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Does it affect print quality if a font in a .psd file is “missing” when received from a designer but you are NOT editing the text layer?

The designer did not supply the font and it is not available to me. I'm aware that if I edit a text layer in Photoshop with a missing font, I risk making the text blurry. However, if I'm NOT editing ...
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I need help to identify the front that was used on this sign? Can anyone help? [closed]

I am looking for the font that was used on this sign
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Tool that shows same word in many fonts at the same time?

Is there a (preferably online) tool that lets you type in a word or words and it presents them on screen in many different fonts (preferably 10's or even 100's), all the same time? The purpose being ...
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Where to find a computer version as close as possible to the original Blackletter font?

I am producing an electronic version of some pages of a medieval manuscript. The manuscript uses Blackletter, like in the image below: Now, there are many types of blackletter. I am looking for one ...
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My type tool broken

My type tool auto get stretch when i used it, i chosse it and click on the layer then the text "Lorem Ipsum" show up but not in the natural form of the font.i can't find anwser to solve it ...
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Does this part of a vintage font have a name?

I am looking for vintage style fonts with this chevron element through it, I've noticed it on a few fonts, Does this element have a name in typography terms? (This particular font is called "...
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What is a free, rounded font with bars on the capital “I”?

I'm looking for a rounded font similar to Quicksand, but I want to have a capital "I" that is distinguished from the lowercase "l", which means I need bars. I've found a font that ...
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Sans-serif font with both standalone and circled digits

I am looking for a sans-serif font, preferably a standard Microsoft one, that has digits 1-9 in standalone format (e.g. 1) and also in circled white/black variants (e.g. ① and ❶). Wingdings and ...
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How do I convert multiple SVG files with embedded base64 fonts to a single PDF?

Quite new to graphic design and SVG editing here, so apologies for any mistakes. I have a lot of SVG files of a textbook with embedded base64 font-faces and I want to convert them into a single PDF. ...
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Computer/robot like font

What's a good web-safe font that looks like OCR-A or Westminster? I need a font that represents the way a robot might talk.
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Default font in text frames

I would like to set a default font for all my text frame (Ideally I would also set that the text is justified). I use scribs 1.5.5 on Mac. I went to Preferences > Item Tools > Text and modified ...
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ITC AVANT GARDE Slanted A V & Unique N T & H -

I am not a designer just a person trying to find the right font for a presentation. I love the examples of ITC Avant Garde Gothic Bold but when I look at the actual letters in all the various ...
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How do I protect a typeface I have designed from being pirated? [closed]

I have professional experience at designing typefaces dating back forty years, and I recently designed a new kind of typeface for which I wrote a small user's guide which essentially describes the ...
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Can someone help me identify the fonts highlighted within the red boxes?

What font was used within the red highlighted areas of the included image of KPM 1001 The Mood Modern?
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Can somebody help me identify this Japanese display font?

Font identification websites don't seem to be able to recognize non-latin characters. Google search also hasn't given me any results.
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Photoshop CC 2020: How to change 'Font Selector Menu' size (list of font, show less fonts)

So, as you see, the 'font menu' goes down to the end of the screen. I would like for this menu to show me less fonts, how can I manage this? Thank you. I also don't know what that part with 'EmojiOne' ...
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Showing twelve action buttons without occupying too much space

I want to show user twelve options/buttons such that those options doesn't occupy too much space on screen.I don't want to show icon with each option as it will occupy more space. The buttons contain ...
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When a font misses one letter with a diacritic sign (č) but has another one (š), can I make it display the missing sign?

I would like to use the Gochi Hand font but it misses character "č" that my language uses. However, it displays š, for example, just fine. These letters are formed by combining normal ...
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I'm Having A Problem With my SVG Font Design

This is my first take on making fonts. So, please try to be as elaborate as possible. So, i'm going to try and explain my issue as clean and elaborate as possible. I'm using Inkscape to create my font....
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using fonts that are under (personal use only) license to make commercial coaching notes

I have downloaded a font for personal use only. Can I use it for preparing my commercial coaching notes as if I were a teacher? Those fonts make my notes attractive. Should I buy a commercial license?
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How to reduce space between text lines?

I set the number in red rectangle to zero, but the space between lines is still large. Is there a way to do more? The font is Libre Baskerville.
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Display of an calculator like Texas Instruments or CASIO: suggestions

My question is this: I would reproduce the screen of a graphic calculator like the image below: what might be the possible solutions? I use LaTeX (related question) and I remember that there was a ...
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Choice of font and layout for displaying text in more than one language at a time

It is common to see bilingual books where the text is laid out side by side so that the reader is either reading in language A or language B but not looking at text in both languages at the same time. ...
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FontForge: Fix cropped font

I have this font which gets cropped in Safari and in FontForge FontForge Safari SVG Text rendered and cropped based on measurements given by getBBox which gives wrong results with this font. ...
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Single incorrect glyph when exported to SVG at smaller font size (Illustrator CC)

I'm trying to export an SVG for web use from Illustrator and for some reason the o in this font family (Bilo) refuses to play nicely. This is what it looks like inside of AI. The larger text is 22px, ...
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Font from SVGs based on Unicode

is it possible to create a font if we have all the Unicode characters for the language available in individual SVGs ? I tried using IcoMoon but the output was not as I intended. The top font is the ...
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Default Windows Roboto Alternative

Somewhat similar to this question, I'm looking for an alternative to Roboto. My office is pretty locked down. I can't install any new fonts either on my machine or firmwide, but I love the look of ...
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Where to use which kind of font?

There are Serif fonts like Times New Roman, Slab Serif fonts like Bree Serif, Sans Serif fonts like Calibri, Arial, etc. Times New Roman is well known but here is a sample of Bree Serif: My question ...
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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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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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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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