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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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How to replace damaged Segoe UI system font files? [closed]

I own Windows 10 Home (it came with my laptop). Somehow, I damaged the actual Segoe UI system font files and I need to replace them from a backup partition or CAB file; I'm not asking for Registry ...
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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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How to activate a crossed out character described as “surrogate high, non private use”?

I'm editing a woff font file using FontForge, and I would like to add a glyph for the unicode character 0xD835. However the box for this character has 2 crosses, one for the glyph and one for the ...
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How to make an SVG glyph (from a font) look like it was handwritten?

I want to take this font: and make it look more like the handwritten version: I don't want to make it look that handwritten, but a little rougher curves and more stroke-like tips to the curves ...
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What constitutes as a derivative work in the context of fonts/typefaces?

I have a project in which I wish to use a copyrighted font but will use said font in a manner which I believe to be a derivative work. The glyphs themselves will be converted to paths, then I will ...
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Why Computer Modern (latex) font doesn't contain all the math symbols? [closed]

I downloaded the Computer Modern font, which is the default LaTeX font, to use it on my website, but when I opened the file with FontForge I noticed that it misses a lot of math symbols. It contains ...
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What font is used in commercials of CTV's new channels?

I'm trying to find what the font is for the purposes of using it myself. I guess another question would be whether the font is even publicly available/freely-usable or not. Should anyone know any ...
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InDesign CC 2019 - accessing full unicode glyph set

I'm trying to use some specific glyphs from the extended unicode set in a project - the alchemical symbols listed here. I found a free font, Symbola, which has the glyphs I need - I opened the TTF in ...
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How to insert direct current symbol in adobe illustrator?

Does anyone know how to insert the direct current symbol (⎓) in Adobe Illustrator please? I copy and paste the character into a text frame but it becomes a cross square which cannot be displayed ...
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free software supported both ligatures and color fonts

I would like to prepare educational materials for children. Exactly what I mean is charts with alphabet letters and pictures. Such boards could be printed or shown as a multimedia presentation. The ...
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Color glyphs from OTF font don't work in Illustrator CC

I wanted only to test color glyphs (e.g. A, B, C, H, i, e...; see screenshot) from this OTF font: tiny.pl/t4qfc. They don't work in Adobe Ilustrator CC. Does someone know why? E.g. in Paint.NET ...
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Need help to find the font

Look as if this is Desire font or castle line grunge. But some character does not match and in the castle grunge is there any without grunge font. I tried in My fonts, What font, Squirrel website. ...
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What is the font used on the scoreboard of “Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege”?

The following screenshot is a scoreboard from an online game, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. I've tried matching it on multiple sites like Font Squirrel's Matcherator and WhatFontIs, with some fonts ...
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What's the font of the Kubernetes logo?

Does anyone know what the font of the Kubernetes logo (a container orchestration system) is? WhatTheFont yielded no results for it, it's not mentioned in the WhatTheFont Forum. If it's not an ...
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What font does CAH use in their cards? [duplicate]

What font does Cards Against Humanity use in their cards?
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Can anyone advise which font please?

Tried various online, no luck. Does anyone know? Many thanks (apple watch series 5)
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Converting text to an svg image [duplicate]

I recently asked my graphics designer to create an SVG image for the background of the homepage of my website (to be used via the background-image css property). I asked her to just write gibberish (...
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Giorgio - Script Font Identification

Can anyone help me find this script font? I have googled or use 4 or more font identfiers already, couldn't find, very urgent.
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Fixing font - some capital letters (e.g. 'Å', 'Ä', 'Ö') cut off from the top

First of all apologies for any mistakes in this text (for example terms or wrong assunptions). I'm no typography expert. I just think changing a font should be possible. That's why I'm asking for ...
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How do I edit the metrics for a specific character in a font?

Specifically, I want to modify two fonts so that the metrics for the space character (ASCII 32) in one font match the metrics of the other font. Linux or Mac open source solutions preferred.
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Can I use a 'Free For Personal Use' font in my cover designing portfolio?

Of course, the portfolio will be put up for sales as pre-mades. Is this allowed? I would be buying the font once someone requests a particular design, but until then, am I using these free fonts for ...
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In a Print-Ready PDF, does the Printer who receives file need to have all the fonts on their machine?

I have a design for an ad that I've done for someone as a favour (I do a lot of web graphics work in Adobe Illustrator, but haven't done print work up until now). When I send them a print-ready PDF, ...
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Font used for a receipt

I struggled to find this font used to print a receipt. I have already tried several online tools without success. It has some serifs and I'm almost sure it's a monospace but cannot figure out the name....
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How to randomise Alternates

I made a Font with many Alternates (in Fontself) and I would like the letters to cycle through (at random would be awesome). Is there something in Indesign I am missing or is it as complicated as it ...
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Multiple color of a glyph in a font

I need to create a font where one particular glyph looks like the image below. The complete 'blue bird' is the logo and a glyph. The idea behind this is that the color of 'e' change when I change the ...
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White-out / burned-out font

does anyone know how I can create such a white-out/ burned-out font like in the example attached? Either in Photoshop or Illustrator. It looks like the text sits in front of a very bright light so ...
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What exactly is a web font, and what does converting to one involve?

I've read a few articles on this but the actual technical differences between web fonts and desktop fonts still elude me. The more I read on the topic the more I get the feeling that no-one has a ...
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Using ccmp with Latin letters and CJK glyphs

I got stuck on a detail that is possibly trivial and covered in some sort of 'OpenType 101,' but I have never seen anything similar in the specifications. I'm trying to set up a ccmp feature in a ...
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Is there any program that can interpolate a monospaced font from a non-monospaced font?

I am trying to create a mono-spaced version of a font. I am wondering if there's any sort of program that can interpolate one from the original. I know additional work has to be done, but I am ...