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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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Help me identifying this round sans serif font

I've used it a long time ago and now I can't find it. I've used all font recognizers and those don't seem to work.
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What is the font used in this letterhead? [closed]

Can anybody tell the name of the font used to write the business name?
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What font is the one in this picture? [closed]

I’m trying to make a couple edited photos and found this font that I would really wanna use. Please help me out, thanks!
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InDesign substitute font pink background, except I have the font

This is similar to How do I disable or hide the pink background on missing fonts, but the problem is I actually have the font, which is KG Tangled Up In You. When the font is used with default ...
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Is it possible to have special style for special pattern in font (ttf)?

So I'm asking is it possible to have a special design for a special text pattern in a font (ttf)? So what I mean, for example, is it possible to create a TrueType font which normally all text is ...
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What is the difference between a well constructed and a poorly constructed font?

I'm speaking of both, fonts optimised for print, and fonts optimised for screens. Serif and sans-serif doesn't matter. Commercial or free — also doesn't matter. What matters is the quality of the ...
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Which font is this? Used in Cyber Fiction films

This font was used in the Upgrade movie Police Report I have seen this type being used in many cyber fiction movies. The font identification site I tried:- WhatTheFont It gave many names. But I ...
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Anybody know this geometric font, or a similar one? [closed]

I'm looking for a geometric typeface similar to the one used in the main portion of this logo.. would love to know if you recognise it or know a similar font. I've tried WhatTheFont but... I mean, ...
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Font with A without horizontal bar

I'm trying to find the font used on this website for the name of the singer https://www.lindsayell.com/ I found this one which is similar https://www.dafont.com/adam.font?text=LINDSAY+ELL But the S ...
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Which sans-serif pairs are good using typeface Foco for headlines?

I am kind of struggling with pairing right sans-serif typeface for body text. I need to use Foco for headlines for certain reasons. So far I didn't like anything I tried and I feel stuck. I would be ...
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All superscript (and subscript) font

Background I am creating an app with React Native which needs to be able to display super/subscript. For some reason, there is no way of doing this on Android because the View cannot be nested in the ...
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Why does Photoshop not render my font letter directly under its family letter?

This has bothered me for ages, a way out of the problem is to, of course, create the text in a new layer, and then position that where you need it. My question is, however, why does Photoshop render (...
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Match font for an icon

Hi I am working with bootstrap navbar and I have 4 flat icons (very sharp outline) like below : I need to make another one to show another menu option in the navbar. The new icon is only text with ...
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Differences between Proxima Nova Cond and Proxima Nova A Cond?

Trying to get this font for a client and got stuck trying to figure out the difference(s) between Proxima Nova Cond and Proxima Nova A Cond? I notice the lowercase 'a' is different (together with all ...
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Variation of proportion of non-Latin fonts

Wondering what the proportions are generally (just some rough proportions that span the spectrum) of glyphs in different non-Latin fonts. For example, I noticed that some Chinese characters are not ...
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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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How to Create Compound Characters Inside a Font

Wondering if it's possible to organize a font to have features such as combining characters. Basically, I'm wondering if you can design a font in a modular way so that it can have these features: ...
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Can anyone help me identify the Japanese font (Holmes of Kyoto anime logo)?

Can anybody please help me identify the font used in the attached image. I suspect that the Japanese sample is a Dynacomware font, but I don't see a match on FontShop. Actual Japanese Text: ...
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The dimensions of a monospaced font

I have never made a font so bare with me if this is a beginner question. I am wondering what the dimensions are of a monospaced font. I understand that since it is monospaced every glyph has the same ...
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Ideas how to create oldschool gold logo similar to Labyrinth

I need to create Labyrinth style logo, but with the text "Puzzled Pint" for the small event I'm hosting. It should be similar to this: Does anyone have any tutorial? Or even some advice? I extracted ...
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What is that font [closed]

I want to know what is that font?
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Can anyone tell me what font it is? [closed]

a friend of mine want's me to find what font is used in this image.
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Font hinting, and/or something else? Avenir Next letter U (mainly) appears larger and elevated

Avenir Next (mainly the bold weight, but also Roman) displays incorrectly at sizes around 20pt and at a viewing size of between 75% and 100% in the Adobe Creative Suite apps. The result is filling in ...
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What is this font? The word “Fall” Specifically

What is this font? The word "Fall" Specifically.
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How long it takes to design a nice font

Wondering how long (rough estimate) it would take one who is skilled with vector tools to design a full featured font with font hinting and everything.
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What options are there to sell your font? [duplicate]

I was wondering, without any legal background, how can I sell a typeface, What might the best option. I have read that creativemarket is not so popular. Some says due Dafonts donations are can work. ...
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What is the closest font used in this logo?

I need to find the name of the font used in this logo. Online tools can't identify it because of the design.
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Why have different font faces for title, text body and graphs in texts?

I have read several recommendations, e.g. this one to use different font families for titles (sans-serif), the text body (serif) and graphs (sans-serif). This is also what the default article document ...
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Monospace font that supports both English and Japanese

I'm looking for a monospaced font that supports both English and Japanese. All characters should be the same width (since it's monospace). I haven't found anything that works from looking on the ...
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How to fix broken “character box” / underline position of font?

I use an old font called Carolingia. I like it very much, but there are some issues: When mixing it with other content in the same line (e.g. icons), text in Carolingia is positioned lower than it ...
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Help Me Find a Matching Font for My Logo [closed]

I have designed the logo below for a social network and am looking to put the name "UMMATI" beside it. I'm trying to decide on a font that looks good beside it and to decide whether the text should be ...
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Is there a (free/open source) black and white emoji font?

I wonder if there is a free black and white emoji font out there. All of the ones I have seen are in full color, but there are the two Unicode glyphs ☺, ☻, that's all I have seen.
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Can you identify this Art Nouveau font in a metal plate?

I have seen this before but I cannot find it via Google Images, nor via other font identifiers. I know I used it before, back when my workstation was Windows. I have already traced the other object ...
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What is the font in the Billund Airport Logo?

I'm trying to figure out what font was used in this logo. This is the logo for the aiport in Billund, Denmark. I've searched many websites and couldn't find it.
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How to set an 'ignore' on a pattern for contextual substitution in FontForge

I'm working on coding a custom font in FontForge for some positional alternates of letters. I am not working with feature files for alternates, but using the FontForge interface for building lookups (...
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How to make a font file bold/italic

Basically, I downloaded Google fonts, that do not have bold/italic variants. I can make them bold/italic with css, but I also have to use the .ttf file (which is only normal) in ffmpeg. There is no ...
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How do I find a paid version of Didot LT Bold if I want to use it commercially?

I can't find a single version of the font that has a commercial license, what do I do? Do I just settle for another font? https://www.fontsmarket.com/font-details/didot-lt-std-bold https://www....
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Font replacement for DR Agu Sans Black

There's that beautiful DR Agu Sans Black: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/rastvortsev/dr-agu-sans/black/ Do you know any free/cheaper replacements for that? I've tried ObelixPro and LuckiestGuy, but ...
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Are all characters equal-width in a monospace font?

Given: |==============================| | MARKET | | | | wow | | O | | look at /|\ ...
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Illustrator: noting fonts before creating outlines

Is there a way to keep a 'virtual notebook' of a file so I can remember which fonts I used after I've created outlines? I really like fonts and have far too many, so it's hard to remember which one I ...
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How to Select Individual Glyphs From a Font and Re-export

Wondering if (a) you are allowed to take some TrueType font with this license (actually I am pretty sure now that it is allowed, modification even for commercial purposes): SIL Open Font License 1....
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A good monospaced font to go with Computer Modern font

I am not that experienced with pairing fonts but am wondering if one could direct on which is a good monospaced font to go with Computer Modern, or at least the principles one could use to figure out ...
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Figuring out the Ligatures/Kernings of a Font

There are ways to measure text in the browser, taking into account the font size. However, you could get a performance improvement if you only measure the different characters, and then you combine ...
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Fully cursive font selection help

I am trying to 3D print some names for a wedding and I'm trying to make them all the same font. The issue I am having is that the cursive font that I have chosen (Milkshake) looks cursive but does not ...
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Create metric-compatible font

How can I create a font that is metric-compatible with a commercial font? I don't need actual glyphs, just rectangles that will preserve the document layout. What properties are important? Advance ...
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Is there a font that has the same height for every character?

It occured to me that in all fonts I know of, different characters have a different height. Why is this so? Are there fonts where all characters have the same height? If so, is there a name for this ...
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font substitution in Scribus

I'm trying to build a Scribus template for use by people who do not necessarily have some of the fonts that the template prefers. In CSS one can define a "font-family", such as font-family: "Times ...
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What is the difference between a logo with a certain “image” and logo with just the name of the company?

What is the difference between a company's logo that has a small picture beside the company's name like that of stackexchange beside which there is a small logo of something like a message icon and a ...
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How is this Chinese character with boxes in the background font achieved on iOS?

I was wondering how this text effect was achieved? The characters appear with boxes behind them on desktop versions as well (this is from Instagram) and i’m wondering how this was achieved and where I ...
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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 ...