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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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How to create this grainy text overlay effect?

There is a cool text overlay effect I saw here. How can I make an effect such as this in Adobe Photoshop?
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What is the correct term of this part on a typeface

a quick question. What is the correct term of this (see picture) on a font?
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Text Rendering Photoshop

I just purchased this font and I seemed to notice it looks very different to one of the samples they provide. I did a side by side comparison of their sample and me entering the text on photoshop and ...
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What is the original Macintosh font?

Does anybody know what the font is in this picture? Thanks!
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Is there a font with garden design symbols instead of letters?

I was wandering if symbols like these (used in garden/landscape design) can be found as a scalable font: The garden design plans that would be made using such font would be like this: Can such ...
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Genre of fonts similar to the Nerve Logo (Jojo Mayer)

I'm an amateur graphic designer looking for a genre of fonts, similar to what is being used here in Jojo Mayer's band Nerve's logo: What I'm looking for is extended characters, with a post modern ...
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Some lowercase letters are very small in Photoshop

I think I've screwed something up in Photoshop. While using Myriad Pro, some lowercase letters appear very small. See screenshot: I feel like there's a simple fix to this, but my Google searches have ...
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Type 1, TrueType, OpenType - expressivity

I remember being told that Type 1 fonts support cubic Bezier curves (start position + scaled direction, end position + scaled direction), while TrueType fonts only support quadratic curves (start ...
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What font comes close to this? [closed]

I'm hooked on this typography. Any idea if there's a font which comes close to this?
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Illustrator: Quotation marks not working for Google Font Karla

I'm using the Google Font Karla in Adobe Illustrator CC and whenever I try to type quotation marks it changes them to the default typeface (Myriad Pro). I tried toggling on and off "use smart quotes" ...
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How to format a chat conversation?

How to make a chat conversation really look like a conversation? The final result should be in text, not in image since this conversation is a supplement of a research article, and it should be phone-...
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How do I preserve fonts and images when sending AI files?

I work with a team member on a few graphic design projects. After she creates the template she likes, she sends it to me to edit the text and and adjust the layout. The problem I am having is with ...
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How to determine correct font name between OSX and Windows with Adobe “Find Font”

In Adobe Illustrator CC 2017, Edit: To everyone else who is experiencing this problem. It appears to be a really bad bug. Please upvote the issue on the link below so Adobe can be aware and fix ...
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Can I use the font “Product Sans” for a commercial poster?

I want to make a poster for my middle school yearbook, but I don't know if I can put them up due to font copyright. On befonts.com, the Product Sans font is marked for "personal and commercial use". ...
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match font Metrics Ascend/Descent with General Ascent/Descent

Browsers display an additional spacing around the text elements. Refer to this question to see it in action. How much spacing it is added, is determined by HHead Ascent and Descent values as stated ...
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Convert custom icon font to copy and paste-able entities

Font Awesome has a cheatsheet where they've converted their icons into html entities that you can copy and paste right into Sketch (and other editing programs), that changes the type element to the ...
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How to change font of all the text in an SVG image at once using inkscape?

I am using GeoGebra to render geometric figures. Really nice software but it seems the text font cannot be changed in it. I know I can change font of text using inkscape by individually selecting all ...
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InDesign: how to change fonts for all text frames at once?

After a restart InDesign says all my footnotes are now in Adobe Garamond T1 from the previous Adobe Garamond and that the four fonts (regular, italic, bold and bold italic) are missing. Is there a way ...
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Beauty font, can someone help me to find this font?

can someone help me, whats font the letter "P" 2 days i spend my time to find this font, but nothing :( pls help me, thanks. *sorry my english is too bad
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this font is really amazing, but dont know, help pls [closed]

can someone help me to find this font, this font is really good, but i cant find this font because the file is pdf. thanks.
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The description and interpretations of TrueType font points and curves

A question was asked recently on another forum that made me rethink my understanding of vector formats. TrueType fonts are in a vector format and - I had previously thought - that if a vector editor ...
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How do I disable auto-replacement of missing fonts in Inkscape 0.91?

I am making files on two different PCs. We have a large package of fonts that we use, not all of them are installed on both machines. When we make a file on PC1 with a font that is not present on PC2, ...
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Is it legal to use a not-freely-distributable font in your logo?

Let's say I imported a font that is for personal use only. I then type in the company name in that particular font and screencapture it. I then proceed to Illustrator and image trace my screencapture ...
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Can someone tell me what this font is? [closed]

Can someone tell me what this font is? I tried finding it for the past 3 days and need help. Thank you.
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How can I specify tracking in a logo file I deliver to the customer?

I have made a logo in Illustrator and now I want to deliver it to our client. But I also want to send him a little logo guide and for that, I want to specify the tracking of the letters. A "-25" is in ...
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Please help identify this font - Have tried all font identifier programs

Font used here is close to Goudy Trajan or Galba MN and a few others, but when I look closer at all options, they are not quite the same. The next best guess is Trajan Pro 3 Semi-bold, but I'm not ...
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Please what font is this? [closed]

Hi All, I need to recreate a design for a client and need to know what font this is. This is originally from on online ad running in Nigeria. I have tried using whatthefont.com, but still can not ...
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Where can I create and publish a font?

I appreciate good and professional typefaces, but always think that I can improve or customize them for my needs. But where can I design and possibly publish my fonts online?
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Can a logo using licensed fonts be trademarked?

I made a logo using fonts with a free license for commercial use, my clients wants to trademark the logo. Can he do it? My concern is that even with the license, the creator of the font still own the ...
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Is there a very specific font identification tool online?

I have a very specific set of criteria for a font I need, and wondered if there was any online tool that would allow me to choose the specific anatomy of different characters and show me a font that ...
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Free font for block-serif Hebrew?

I’m developing a reference web site, to help English speakers learn the Hebrew alphabet. I’ve used character escapes for all the Hebrew letters, but they render in the block sans-serif style. I wish ...
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When I use Font Awesome in Photoshop CS5.1, it crashes straight away [closed]

When I try to type with/edit a text layer that uses Font Awesome in Photoshop CS5.1, it crashes straight away. I am using a late 2015 retina 4k mac, running High Sierra. However, this problem was ...
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Font style doesn't change in Inkscape

I am recreating a logo from an image in Inkscape to have it as a vector graphic. I need to write some text in Microsoft YaHei Light, which I have already installed in Windows. In Microsoft Word I can ...
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playing with fonts before installing them

For a logo and website design I would like to browse and try a lot of different fonts from https://fonts.google.com or a similar site before I pick some possible candidates. But I find it too tedious ...
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DAVID JONES logo. Serif or Slab-serif?

I'm trying to accurately work out the font category for the "DAVID JONES" logo. Would it be considered a Serif or Slab-serif font and why? Thanks:)
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Japanese font to match copperplate

I need to find a japanese font that matches copperplate in english. would be grateful for any help. Thanks in advance.
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FONTS not showing in PDF

I am new to InDesign. I purchased some fonts for the documents I am working in, how do I know if these are embedded or not? I am already working and when I try to convert my document into PDF, it ...
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Font rendering incorrectly on Windows

I've tried installing three different versions of the "Scala Sans - Regular" font, but none are rendering properly in inkscape. They all appear bold for some reason, even though the fonts all worked ...
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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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font with lowercase e when the font is uppercase

's the text written in the font I'm looking for. I really need that font but could not find it anywhere. I tried online font indentifiers but they all failed. And 's the appropriately skewed and ...
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Fonts to be used on a catalogue [closed]

Is it safe to use any font (like Futura/Circular/Univers) on a catalogue that is going to be used only in a digital format (like an ebook) and also that is going to be sent in an EDM? I am doing it in ...
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Which program was used to make this annotations on the pic?

This might be a stupid question, I know the same result can be achieved with Photoshop or any basic photo editing software, but it seems to me like some kind of OS X software that has this cool arrows ...
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Where does one source fonts to create logos?

I'm a photographer trying to create his own logo. Naturally since it would be my own I imagine that means commercial use. I see many directories listed as open source, and google fonts as well. ...
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How to access Arabic BEH initial form, from a font that places the glyph in a non-conventional place unicode slot

(I'm new to both Arabic, and doing things related to Unicode, so I might be overlooking some glaring detail.) So, I'm using the SIL font Lateef, and want to access the BEH initial form glyph, in HTML....
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Photoshop shows wrong image and font size

I am using CS6 64 bit, but I am getting the wrong info from it. I want to get size of this font which is 28px but it is telling me that it is 80px. Font family is Gilroy light
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How to create paths that convert as a stroke in a font file in Illistrator?

I am finding it very very difficult to create a simple icon with only the stroke. I am trying to create a font that has the exact layout that I have drawn. But for the life of me I can't work out why ...
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What is a “Semi Bold” font style used for?

Some fonts have a "Semi Bold" font style. What is it used for?
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Europa type free alternative

I downloaded a logo in .ai format and the text isn't in outlines. I know that the text should be in Europa font, but I don't have it What is the closest free font to Europa ?
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Convert “Text to outlines” in inDesign?

Ive got a sign i created in inDesign that i wish to export as a PDF using file > PDF Presets > High Quality to send to print shop. When im in Illustrator and export a document to be sent to a ...
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Thickness and positioning of text underline

I previously asked a technical question on StackOverflow about getting the thickness of the underline from a font in Java/Android. Since it is starting to appear that there may not be a solution, my ...