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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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can you tell me this font [closed]

I am trying to figure out this font. I can't get Whatthefont to come up with one like this.
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What is this fonts name?

I can't find this font anywhere. Does anyone knows this font? Look how G, J, Q and R look.
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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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Some fonts in Inkscape don't display in Inkscape

I've noticed that some fonts don't display properly in Inkscape (0.92.3). Take Lato for example (downloaded from fontsquirrel). It contains 9 different weights (excluding Italics). Some display fine, ...
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Font identification(Does anyone know what this font is?)

Can anyone identify this font on the pic? or can at least give me a font that is close/similar to this one? Thanks!
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Apple Watch Font

What font does Apple Watch use for the time and other information presented in number form? I looked this up but the only one I could find was the San Fransisco one. However, the SF one is not rounded ...
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Need help identifying a decorative font

Back in the 90s I used a small utility called "Bannermania" from Broderbund Software to make banners. It came with several fonts in a proprietary binary format and I need a TTF version of one of them ...
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Avenir Next: odd 'u' height

I've recently inherited a brand which uses Avenir Next as its primary font. Looking through previous documents I have noticed the height of certain characters seem to be off, with the u being the most ...
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Font that doesn't move when text is edited

What is the characteristic of a font called when each symbol has its own space and it cannot move the other symbols after changing. For example, if I have time in the format hour:minute:second, and ...
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Pairing the “Learning Curve” font

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the Learning Curve font, to use in a website. This particular font is used in the client's logo. I must convey a stylish and elegant mood, and I've tried to pair ...
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Font With 256 Distinguishable Characters (For Binary Files)

I am creating a hexadecimal binary file editor similar to https://hexed.it/. However, for my text editor, I would like to have there be a separate distinguishable character for each of the 256 ...
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Should a typographical scale refer to line-height or to the font-size?

First of all, I want to apologize to any serious typographers for using the names of css-attributes instead of proper names. With "font-size" I mean here the defined font-size as one would in css (...
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Open Sans installed by default on all major OS's

Do all major operating systems have Open Sans installed by default? Ie, if my website uses Open Sans will it display on: Windows Mac OS Linux iOS Android
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Font is corrupt seemingly everywhere

When I download DIN Regular from a variety of websites, this is what it looks like in Mac OS font previewer... What is wrong with this font?
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Help with Font identification

Kindly help with identifying the following fonts, I've tried all online font identifying service without any luck.
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Help what font is this?

Hey guys i need some help, exactly what font is this?
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Powerpoint font formula

I am trying to make a presentation on Powerpoint with fonts not included into the system as I downloaded them from the web. How can I make this pitch-presentation "playable" to other PC which they don'...
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Which two letters to use to show the most typographic concepts?

I’m putting letters on a typographic grid complemented by a chart to show and name typographic concepts. The list of terms shouldn’t be exhaustive, but should contain the most important ones, e.g.: ...
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How to find and remove missing fonts in Illustrator

When sending artwork to print, all fonts are made into outlines so our printer shouldn't have any font queries. However, there are a couple anomalies that keep popping up and showing as missing fonts ...
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Finding a font used on old topographic maps

On the first generation of Romanian topographic maps (before 1900), there was a certain font used for labeling natural features. It looks like this: I managed to find a reference from 1907 for the ...
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Can anyone help identify this font? [closed]

Can anyone help identify this font? Cover of Esquire Singapore magazine in 2014, I'm trying to find the font used for the name George. Thanks :)
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what is the alternate for open sans in photoshop [closed]

i want to use open sans in adobe Photoshop, but cannot use it as it is not available. can you please tell me substitute for open sans
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Making a logo for a public school [closed]

I'm considering making a logo for the school I work for, in Sweden. I'm good at drawing but I want to know what I should do to render my drawing as a digital graphic design so that one can have it ...
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“System” font in Windows

I had a user complain a font was missing she liked. She told me was called "system". Looked in several windows computers font lists (both 7 and 10), and there is no font called "system". But in ...
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What is this font from Pacman?

I'm looking for what font this is: A fair-use download would be ideal.
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How to remove “wrinkles” on font?

I'm really new to graphic design, and I need some help with this font. I like the way it behaves with my logo, and I want to use it. But there is a problem, I didn't like the way around the letters, ...
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What font is the big text of these shots?

I'm looking for the font used for Design Better and The Tropics on the images below I saw on Dribbble (I don't have a Dribbble account so I can't contact the designers). I've searched on Font ...
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Engineering font recommendation

Might anyone have the name/source of a good engineering font for symbols -- like diameter (circle with angled line), depth (en-dash sort of line with downward arrow), and counterbalance (like a ...
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What should I look for when choosing a typeface for magazine content? [closed]

I am creating a magazine. What is the best typeface and font size to use for content?
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Are there monospaced fonts with the same pixel width for regular, bold, italic, and bold/italic?

I was under the impression that a monospaced font is always the same width/height in pixels, even when bold, italic, or bold+italic (of the same point size). But I've just found one which is one pixel ...
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What is the font used on Instagram story?

Just looking to see if anyone knows what the font is that Instagram stories is using for their "modern" typeface? Here's an example that says "how artsy" in the modern font on Instagram's stories.
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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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Chinese Calligraphy in Photoshop

I want to create a brushstroke along a given path, that looks like it has been made with a Chinese calligraphy brush. The exact effect that I'm going for is, that it starts kind of bold at the ...
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Anyone know what font the “Ethic Investments” logo is using? [closed]

https://ethic.investments/ Anyone know what font this is? The lowercase is striking, but I can't quite remember where I've seen this...
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Outline fonts with opaque white centers?

The outline fonts I'm finding define the black areas and their centers are empty, leaving the background colors to come through. I need a black outline with a white opaque center that overlays the ...
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How to produce an Accurate clock face with Roman Numerals

As a personal art project I would like to create a large physical clock face. I am not employing any software. I wish to use paper, pencil, ruler, compass, protractor etc.. I wish to know how to ...
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A strategy ITC Baskerville font for vector

With Adobe Illustrator to create my picture I use ITC New Baskerville Std or ITC New Baskerville with options, roman and italic. But the option bold exist? Does anyone know if exist the same type of ...
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Can't get my cursive font to connect fluidly (FontForge)

I've made a cursive, Arabic-esque font in FontForge and everything works great, but the letters don't quite connect right, there's almost always a little gap. I've tried messing with kerning and ...
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Downloading a commercial font from a free source. Would that make an issue? [closed]

If a company is using a font-family as a part of their branding then how would someone know if the company has a license for it's use or not?
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New line errors in FontForge

I've been creating a fictional, Arabic-inspired font in FontForge using a Latin keyboard. I've only been able to get initial contextual substitutions to work by starting each line with a space. This ...
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Why does the lower case 'r' in Google Sans font change size depending on the next letter?

I recently switched to the GMail redesign where Google Sans is used for the subject text when displaying emails. I noticed that where a lower case 'r' is followed by a 't' - as in 'Start' - the 'r' ...
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Is it a bad practice to use the same font in your logo and headers/paragraphs? [duplicate]

Like the font in the YouTube logo is different than the font used everywhere else on their website. Are there any examples of (big) companies that do otherwise?
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What is the Cyrillic font used in Andrey Zvyagintsev's movies?

What is the Cyrillic font used in Andrey Zvyagintsev's movies? Examples: Leviathan, 2014; Elena, 2011. (I've tried searching on WhatTheFont, but there were no matches.)
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Created a font set with inkscape, need help reducing the space between fonts

I created a font set with inkscape, it all worked well, I converted from .svg to .tff, however I tried using the font to type and I noticed that the fonts have huge spaces between them need help ...
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Can anyone tell me what this font is or which is similar [closed]

I need your help What is this font ?
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Where can I find the Gotham HTF font for download or purchase?

Where can I find the Gotham HTF font for download or purchase? I searched on Google but could not figure out where to download this or whether it is even a free font versus paid.
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INKSCAPE: How can I turn my .svg fonts into a font file [duplicate]

I am using inkscape 0.92.3 , I have created my my .SVG fonts following the tutorial here Creating fonts with inkscape, now I want to turn them into a font file, I selected the SVG font editor and have ...
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What is the font used by Vogue Questions series?

What is the font that is used in Vogue Questions vlog series? It is kind of looks like Didot (since the characters are tall) but I don't think it is exactly Didot. Anyone worked with a similar ...
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What font did J.R.R Tolkien use in 'The Lay of Aotrou & Itroun' manuscript? [closed]

What font did J.R.R Tolkien use in 'The Lay of Aotrou & Itroun' manuscript (or what font would be a close match, here)? https://www.pinterest.com.au/pin/765260161654947172/
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How is this font displaying the same letter in different forms?

I'm using a font that displays letters in a random way (not limited to uppercase and lowercase) and I'm not able to understand why. In the following images, the same uppercase G is rendered ...