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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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Corrupted font when exporting to .pdf

I am using InDesign 18.2.1 to download and edit an Adobe template. When exporting (crtl+e) to .pdf, some of the letters disappeared using the original font. Using InDesign friendly fonts (e.g. Calibri,...
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How to convert a regular font to a UI font?

I have an Android device and its language is Arabic. I want to replace its font with my own one (which is nicer!), but the default font for Arabic in Android is NotoNaskhArabicUI (which is a UI font; ...
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InDesign script to replace all fonts in a document

I realize that this can be done with the find font dialogue box but I have too many files that require this text update to make that method practical. I've tried tinkering around with GREP but I'm ...
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Replacing Glyph and MultiGlyph in Fontforge

I am fairly new in designing a font in Fontforge (or, in any other environment). What I am trying to achieve is to digitise one font (Bengali). Because Bengali language has compound characters in it, ...
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Help identifying an old letterpress font

I got a letterpress off Ebay awhile ago but I can't seem to identify the typeface. Any ideas?
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Kerning in FontForge does not have any effect

There was another discussion here 7 years ago, with the title "Kerning in FontForge does not seem to have any effect". There was a problem, and a solution. I have the same symptoms -- ...
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How to reduce space between text lines?

I set the number in red rectangle to zero, but the space between lines is still large. Is there a way to do more? The font is Libre Baskerville.
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Help with kerning

I'm kerning this word for logo, and I'm unsure about the kerning, especially the gap between "l" and "f". How would you adjust the kerning, if needed? Are there general rules for ...
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What is the font used for the word Komplete?

What is the font used for the word Komplete in these images. Most of their logos are done using popular fonts like Trade Gothic etc, but it's been hard to find one with a K, M and P like that. https://...
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Typeface with serif & sans-serif variants of matching widths

I'm looking for a refined open typeface that would enable switching between sans-serif and serif variants without changing the typesetting layout. That means that when in an app, when the user toggles ...
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Where can I find the unreleased dingbats created by Hermann Zapf?

In 1977, Zapf created about 1000 (or over 1200 according to Linotype) sketches of signs and symbols. ITC chose from those a subset of 360 symbols, ornaments and typographic elements based on the ...
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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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I am working with Photoshop CC 2019 and I tried to write in Gujarati with Shruti font so it's not showing joined and non of them are working for me

I am working with Photoshop CC 2019 and I tried to write in Gujarati with Shruti font so it's not showing joined and non of them are working for me.
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What is a good font for low resolution, black and white screen?

I'm looking for a good font to use on a small display (lower than 200x200px). The screen is black and white only, so I can't use anti-aliasing. I use several font sizes (between 14px and 24px), lower ...
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Please help identify this font with seemingly unique lowercase O's

I require some assistance in trying to identify a font utilised some years ago (circa 2008-2009) on the name of a boat my father had. He has since had several boats but always liked the font utilised ...
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Problem of dashed stroke in illustrator between 2 characters ,when writing in Arabic font

I have problem of dashed stroke in illustrator between 2 characters ,just when writing in Arabic font like this picture.
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Editing text: How do I turn a single path into a criss-cross stroke in Illustrator?

I can't seem to find a way to turn the single path in the middle of my letters into a scribble, crisscross, multi line stroke like in the orange image, where you get 3 or 4 strokes that converge. Any ...
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How do I create an emoji font?

I've got some svg/ai files that I'd like to turn into an emoji font. Is there a way to do this? Every time I try to import into FontLab, it only imports as a black and white glyph.
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When I reference a local font, do I need a font license?

If I use Helvetica Neue on my site, but I only use it if it is installed locally on a device. Do I at this point still need a licence to use it on my site? I know that if you load a font into your ...
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Create color-font from ai- or svg-files

I have a colored vector-graphik Jh.ai (original) and Jh.svg (export) as an example of a playing card (I used 'AdobeIllustrator' for the 'export'; because I didn't know how to do it any other way). ...
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Which characters are supposed to be italic in an italic font?

I've been looking at a few italic fonts on my system and while letters and numbers are always slanted, certain symbols often seem to be skipped. Some examples include the vertical bar (|), the ...
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How to globally set guides in Fontlab

I want to have this sort of thing: There's 6 horizontal lines and 3 vertical lines, to form the sort of bounding box and positioning guides for the character contours. I am new to FontLab and have ...
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How to really preview GIMP fonts?

I want to choose proper GIMP font for my purpose, so I would like to browse through all of them visually. But, having to choose GIMP font based on a single letter "Aa" (as provided by the text tool) ...
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How to use an Adobe fresco vector image save in PNG format and uploaded through flutterflow's custom icon button

When designing apps using the flutterflow program there is a section on the home page of the app project you are building that is able to upload images as a truetype font file , otherwise if I instead ...
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Create equal spacing inside font/object for my son's LED strip

Good Morning, I am wanting to make a LED sign that uses a 6mm wide led strip with the text "Mi Frijolito", that looks like this, which is 1.5m long and 0.5m wide. . So the main issue I am ...
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Help identify a fixed witdth font

I am interested by the font and haven't seem any fonts similar. http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont gave me some weird clues that didn't help. Can someone help identify the font?
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Need help finding Pokemon Sword logo font

Hello I’m trying to find the font used in the logo for Pokemon Sword. I’ve attempted to find the font using likefont, whatisfont and my font to no avail. All that I’m sure of is that the logo use a ...
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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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Is there a way to override a Mac system font

I am using Avenir Next Condensed.ttc which is a Mac system font. This is my client's brand font. My Mac OS and my Adobe software are all up to date. The Mac system font does not reproduce well when ...
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Mac system font Avenir Next Condensed lower case 'u' not reproducing correctly

I am using the Mac system font Avenir Next Condensed.ttc in Adobe InDesign and Acrobat for a client. The font is not reproducing well--the lower case "u" has a larger X height than other ...
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Identifying a monospaced programming font

I came across this font while looking at a Github Repo, and it looks quite similar to 'Monofur' in some aspects, but it's not the same. I tried using many online font identifying tools, but none of ...
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How to link variable font axes to characters position?

I need to build an algorithm that will automatically interpolate a variable font in the layout based on the positions of the characters in space. It doesn't matter in which software it will be ...
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Why normally writting numbers without dollar sign in mathSE is not looking proper in my desktop?

I don't know whether this question is appropriate here. But I am facing a technical issue regarding the font in MathSE. I am writing this 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 in the writing box of this website without ...
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Recommended text width, text height, and margin values for 5.5" x 8.25" book

I plan on self-publishing a book with dimensions with a width of 5.5", a height of 8.25", and using the font Cardo. Can anyone suggest, generally speaking, numerical values for the (1) text ...
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Help with Identifying a Japanese Font

Been looking everywhere for this font. Can anyone find a match? Thanks!
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Why are some glyphs slightly taller/shorter than others in the same font?

Occasionally, I'll browse to a page where some of the glyphs are rendered slightly taller or shorter than the others. Today's example is from a column of stock prices: Notice that the '1', '4', '5', ...
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Font with a unique lower case "e"

This is from a label on a pair of jeans from 1984. I have very little to go off of. The only letters I'm 100% about are "S" and "e". Does anyone recognize this, based off the ...
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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 ...
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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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pdf font corruption in Inkscape and Illustrator

I'm trying to edit a PDF plot exported from Mathematica, using specific font Times using the plot option BaseStyle -> {FontFamily -> "Times", FontSize -> 10}, to match with the LaTeX ...
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Font appears in Illustrator but not in InDesign

I am using a font (the lovely Sprat by Ethan Nakache) for a project and cannot get it to work in InDesign – it doesn't show up in the Type menu. It appears and works fine in Illustrator as well as ...
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Can someone tell me what font is this?

Could someone tell me what font is this, is from LCD Soundsystem's album This Is Happening, thanks
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Looking for a font to imitate dementia / dyslexia

I'm trying to produce an image from the point of view of a person with dementia who can no longer make sense of signage. The feeling is that the forms are very familiar, but don't come together as ...
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How I type Arabic text without error boxes?

I want to use the Arabic text in Photoshop v22.0.1 but it only types in as error boxes. I have tried the Preferences > Type > World-Ready Layout. and Paragraph's World-Ready Layout with Middle ...
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Font, letter E sans vertical bar

Is there a font where the capital E has no vertical bar? I got the idea from the font used in the movie Elysium, but I think it only appears in the credits. Any help is appreciated. Best, Loque
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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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How is this ‘humanist’ font named?

Sorry, I'm not a font expert but I saw on Wikipedia a font I'd really like to use. I'm confused because I saw the name ‘humanist’ at the left but I discovered that it's a family; there isn't such font ...
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Adjust font size relative to another font size in InDesign

Is it possible in InDesign to globally adjust the size of font A relative to the size of another font B so that given the same "Font Size" they have always the same height of their lowercase letters? ...
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How do I make the letters seem as a part of the entire type set?

Tldr; Help me identify elements/qualities in "I" that makes it seem belonged to this set Greetings I am a design enthusiast, and to understand typefaces, I started 36 days of type. ...

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