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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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Is there a way to tell character fonts vs non-character fonts?

I am looking at a PDF which is using the `European Pi 3' font. As you can see here, this font doesn't render the characters like actualy characters, but like different icons. The 'P' is a big circle, '...
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Can someone please help me identity this font? [on hold]

I'm working on a project for a memorial, can someone please let me identify this font? Thank you!
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What's the font that Lawson, Inc. (Japanese convenience store) used?

Searching for the font that Lawson, Inc. (the Japanese convenience store) used for their logo (the Latin alphabet one). I've tried to identify the font using services like What the font! and What Font ...
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please help me to find this font which is given below

I'm trying to find the font used in the image below. I used myfont as well whatfont is websites but did not get the exact font. Can anybody can help me to find the name of the font? https://99designs....
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How to align textboxed on left and right sides

I want to create a shirt design using the same message like this shirt: Therefor I need to align both text box edges and the edges of both red blocks. I tried to do this in GIMP, however only ...
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How to see all chars in a font from FontForge

I have a pfm/pfb font called Chanakya which I know contains characters outside the 0-255 range eg. (\u2022 has अ). I know this because I can programmatically display the character's code:- But ...
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How do typefaces become taboo?

I'm watching a live Adobe UX design webinar right now and they're taking community submissions. One of the submissions used Lobster for their title typeface and the presenters froze, zoomed in on it ...
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very long banner - few words

I need to design a banner that is 50' long, with the words "it's posible". how big does the font have to be so that it covers at least 80% of the banner?
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Which font is this? And can it be used commercially for free?

A client, sent this logo as png to use it in a product I'm developing for him, I'm curious to know what font is this? He doesn't know, the online detection services are pretty close but the H is ...
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How to make a font thinner?

This font looks like a "thin" Open Sans, how they do it? Or maybe it's a different font?
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Does anyone happen to know what font this is?

Does anyone happen to know what font this is? I’ve tried a few ways to identify but am getting stuck. Thank you!
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How to export special characters from illustrator to word

The problem is I want to get some specific special characters from SVN-Bellico font like the H below. I could use it in Illustrator but I want to use them in MS Word to be able to edit them.
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The fonts that include the most symbols

There are lots of resources on "the best" fonts for designers and such. But I would like to know of a list of fonts that have the most symbol coverage. For example, on my Mac I'm able to see most ...
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Good pairing for Phenomena font?

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the main font that I've chosen for a website, namely the Phenomena font from Fontfabric: I'm using this font for the Headings and Titles, and I'm trying to find ...
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“based on” vs “metrically compatible”

"Based on" Typefaces are often described as "based on" other typefaces. E.g.: Arial is "based on" Monotype Grotesque; Century Gothic is "based on" Twentieth Century. I understand "based on" to mean ...
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Saving an Adobe illustrator file as a pdf - are fonts embedded? If so, why does Adobe illustrator say I don't have the font when I open it?

If I have an Adobe Illustrator file, and I save it as a .pdf - it looks like the fonts are included in that .pdf file. (I think this because when I open the .pdf file in Reader it looks the way I ...
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Help me identify font in logo [closed]

Please help me identify the font on this logo where it says 'GlasButzen'. I'm trying to put this font on a new website without the image so it can be crisp and clear.
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process SVG to continuous, “no move”

I am working with continuous script fonts and I need to generate a single path that do not include M commands. This would be equivalent to writing without lifting the pen from the paper. My input is ...
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What font is being used on the Mudd Island Memphis sign?

I have tried looking for this font but because there is already a font type named Memphis it keeps clogging my google results. Can anyone tell me what font is being used on the sign in this picture?
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Similar font to Publico and Graphic

I have to create a word template for a client from an InDesign document and they want to use a word system font (instead of the fonts I used). Does anyone know a good alternative to "Publico" and "...
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How to remove missing fonts from font list in illustrator?

I'm having a bit of an annoying issue. at my work I often have to edit files where I don't have the font on my computer and that's fine, I usually find the font, install it, and it's fine. However, ...
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Resolution Photo for 2m by 3m advertisment [duplicate]

I want to place a board on the side of the road where people are about 5/10 meters away when viewing. The board is going to be 2 meters by 3 meters. I was wondering which resolution photo do I ...
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How to package all faces of a font into one family file (Mac)

I've got a few fonts I've purchased over the past few years. These are decent quality fonts with, on average, 8–15 different faces for the family. The problem I have is each face is listed ...
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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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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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What typeface is closest to Greta Text that’s available on Adobe Fonts?

Here is the official page. Basically, I’m looking for a contemporary Dutch humanist typeface that’s suitable for newspapers – Greta Text fills that request perfectly. However, I’m limited to typefaces ...
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Font style: Stretched then thin, liquid-like appearance

Sorry, I'm not sure how to describe this trend but it's something I've seen a lot of in 2019. The font is distorted in a way that some parts are stretched and thick, and some parts are compressed and ...
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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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Font Style Name for effective search

I really think I should know this but it is escaping me: what is the style of font where all the of the x-height or is it midline parts of a font match up. For instance AFPK would have the middle ...
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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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How do you create alternate font glyphs/characters?

I used a font recently that had alternate glyphs assigned to each character. It was a handwritten font. Like someone scanned and traced a sample of their own handwriting. And I guess to make it look ...
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Error when saving pptx with embed fonts

Getting this message when I try to embed fonts in my presentation with "only the characters used" option selected: "Some of your fonts cannot be saved with the presentation. Adobe Gothic Std B Bold ...
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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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Does anyone know what this font is called?

I've tried uploading the above image to a few font finder websites but am not able to find the exact font. I found this on a Youtube video.
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What are the differences between the various font properties?

What are the differences between font-face, font-style, font-family, font-weight, and font-variant?
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Create your font with custom glyph not found symbol

I am new to creating/editing fonts. I want to create a font with custom symbol for "glyph not found". I have downloaded FontForge as it seems to be a widespread free font editing program. I was hoping ...
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Helvetica character for an empty checkbox

Does Helvetica font have a character for an empty checkbox? Ie. simply a rectangle or square? If it does, do you know the character number?
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Looking for font based on E shape used on French ID Card

I'm looking for a font where the 'E' is similar to this (note the middle stick) Any suggestion ? Edit: It's not OCR_B, as OCR_B is only used in MRZ section. Source of the font: French ID Card
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Adding anchor points to edit Arabic font in FontForge

I am working with an Arabic font and the diacritics for one of the glyphs were badly off. I opened the font in FontForge and saw the glyph had no anchor points like the other glyphs and so I added ...
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Is it possible to add new characters to a font?

I've got a font called Lato, and I need to add the characters İ, Ğ, ğ, Ş and ş. How can I do this? 1st photo is the original. 2nd photo is the same font that I upgraded:
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How can I make a font monospaced?

Suppose that I have a font in a modestly popular format (.ttf, .otf, etc.), and I have the legal rights to modify it. As it stands, it is a normal font with different charaters (glyphs?) varying in ...
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Designing a custom font for WebGL

Wondering if it's even useful to design a font using a tool such as font-forge if you are just going to use the font in a 3D environment such as with Three.js. It seems as though the font-file isn't ...
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Which font is used in this image? [closed]

What font is this ? Can anyone help me to find the font used in this image ?
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Using Multiple Fonts [duplicate]

I am in the process of re-branding my company logo, webpage etc. I really like the "copperplate" font for the company name, however it is limited in that there is no bold option or lower-case option. ...
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How to obtain single-stroke fonts for laser cutting

I’ve been looking for single-stroke fonts for a while. I need these for laser cutting. I have found many “single-stroke” fonts online, however none are really single stroke: once I Create Outlines, ...
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Designing Fashion Stationary Brand - Commercial Font use

I'm in the preliminary stages of producing a fashion stationary brand with a view to create notepads, organiser sheets, journals, list pads etc. What considerations do I need to take into account for ...
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How to make text fit to area text box in Illustrator CC

I am using variables in Illustrator CC. As the text comes into my design, I want the font size to change to make the text fit, without the size of the text area box changing. So, a short word that ...
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What kind of Typewriter font is that

I downloaded this kindle ebook from Gutenberg and opened it on my Kindle, and there is this amazing typeface, which I have a hard time to recognize. I passed this image through all possible font ...
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Sketch3: Change font for multiple elements but keep different font sizes

In the below example, a Tag has font Didot and size 48, the below tags have the same font but size 24. In Sketch 3 (Version 43.1), can I somehow change the font for both elements (or all text ...