Questions tagged [fonts]

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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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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 recreate The Muppet Show logo in Illustrator?

Well, I'm not sure if you can call this a logo: But yeah, I'm referring to the lettering that appears in the show's opening. I understand that it's probably a hand-painted sign, but is it possible ...
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How to find the widths of letterforms of a font of given style and size?

I'm stymied trying to hand letter the text in a one off sign for my yard: NO LIFE MATTERS WHERE BLACK LIVES DON'T Using Libre Office Draw I centered the text (Liberation Sans, 72pt) in a window ...
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Identification of Serif Font with round "a"

Can anyone identify the font in the image below. Finding a Serif font with a round a has proven difficult for me. thanks
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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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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 with a particular style for the letter "x"

I'd like to find a font in which the letter "x" looks like the unicode character U+1D4CD: MATHEMATICAL SCRIPT SMALL X, that is, 𝓍 in the style which you would write by hand with two curved ...
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How to merge or open a color OpenType SVG font (EmojiOne) in Font Forge?

I am trying to merge EmojiOne into a regular OTF font to give the basic OTF font Emoji support: https://github.com/adobe-fonts/emojione-color Typically I would open the regular OTF font, then go ...
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Why does the same font look different in different browsers and applications?

I've noticed that the same font can look quite different depending on the browser or application: to the extent that it might look nice in one browser but quite terrible in another. Here's a ...
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What font is this [closed]

Just a simple question: what font is this and where can I find it for free?
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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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How to select stylistic set for a font in Krita?

I have a font with few stylistic sets. How do I select a specific stylistic set of it in Krita? I have found some information about it only for Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, but it seems I cannot ...
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Does somebody know the typeface BREAD AND BUTTER Type that the Life Magazine used?

The font for the headlines and the “bread-and-butter type”… it would be awesome, if there's somebody, some design historian expert who knows it. Here's a (bad) PDF to look at: Page 10 for example. ...
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Which font is similar to Georgia, licensed free for trade books?

Looking at the Georgia font license, you can see that it is not free for trade publications. I want to publish a commercial book using a font similar to Georgia, but with a free license. Does anyone ...
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how can i release my font under SIL font license or Appache font license

I made fonts for logo design 3 weeks ago and i want to give it other so they can use it for free. Would you please tell you please me the process how to do it?
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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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Need help identifying a monospace font

I have already tried many font-finding tools, but they do not seem to work. This font is not Menlo, nor is it Ubuntu 11(I tried looking that up).
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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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Can someone help me identify the font used in this game logo, for my personal project

Can someone help in with my personal project by identify the font used for "PORTABLE" in this logo. I've tried sites likefont.com but have have no luck. It would be very much appreciated.
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Which font is similar to Christopher Wool's Stencil?

His stencil: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/338192253239825468/ the closest thing i found is: https://www.myfonts.com/fonts/jnlevine/narrow-stencil/ but it's too narrow.
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Vertically center a font using FontForge?

I'm using Ostrich Sans as part of a project and i noticed that the font is aligned to the baseline and has a large ascender. I tried but cannot vertically align this through CSS. How can I modify the ...
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How to test what your PDF looks like without installed (special) fonts

I remember that Adobe Acrobat used to allow to switch between a view of your document based on installed and embedded fonts and a view based on embedded fonts only. That option no longer seems to be ...
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How to design cover page/template for infographic?

I want to design a cover page for my analytical report, which contains 6-7 charts + information. So, I need advanced/professional software in order to design text, font size/design, place charts .... ...
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Why does a font look pixelated on my page when it renders flawlessly on Google Fonts?

I am trying to use Merriweather and Source Sans Pro for my website. These fonts look flawless on the Google Fonts website. However when I try to use them on my webpages they look pixelated. Even on ...
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What is the best way to add missing glyph to an existing font automatically

I need to expand an existing font (consola) to add these characters ▁ ▂ ▃ ▄ ▅ ▆ ▇ █, and more in the future, for a programming project. I've searched and found a couple tools (birdfont and fontlab) ...
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Adobe fonts not syncing in browser and CC app

My fonts are not being activated in Adobe when I try and use them in illustrator. I have been using it with no problems untill today. I have tried the troubleshooting tips on the adobe website.. ...
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Typeface identification: Garamond variant

Problem I’m trying to identify the precise typeface used in the following document: Context and current state of my investigations I know this document was generated using LaTeX; unfortunately I do ...
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Can someone indentify this font, please?

So, I've been looking this font everywhere on the internet as I can, like WhatTheFont, Font Finder, Google Lens, but I can't find anything, not even close to it. Can someone please indentify it? It's ...
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What font is used in this computer academy certificate? Check the attached image

I am trying to find the font of text "Creative COMPUTER" that surrounds the logo. They are two different fonts, I need both of them. Guys I have already tried all the online font ...
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Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop stops responding when Font Library accessed

I am having an issue with Illustrator & Photoshop when it comes to font time. I can click the font tool and type using the default font, no problem. As soon as I search for a font or scroll for ...
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Are there any Japanese fonts with a similar style to the English font "Diploma Regular"?

For my small personal graphic design project I'm doing a Japanese cover of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas", but I am having trouble finding any Japanese font with a similar style to the ...
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Outline text duplicate characters

I have a large document in which I am converting texts to outlines using Adobe Acrobat Pro. But when I do so, the file size increases significantly. It is because it turns every character into a ...
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How can I add a hyperlink to a text in adobe xd?

I cannot add a hyperlink in adobe xd text. I want a text which should show a hyperlink on drag or onclick of it. Like we can do in Figma by clicking the (CTRL + K) key. So my question is how can we do ...
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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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How creative can a person get when the icons are only uploaded as a WOFF icon font?

When converting SVG icons to a font, the conversion seems to strip away everything but the SVG paths. This makes sense, as that's what a font is, a collection of numerically (or mathematically) ...
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Font metric-compatible with Calibri Light?

MS's font Calibri is not legally usable outside of MS (and opening a .doc document with Libre Office will break the structure of the file). To solve that a new font named Carlito was designed to be ...
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Proper optical size usage for variable typefaces

How do I know which optical size to use accordingly to pt/px size? For example, Newsreader goes as low as "1" in the "optical size" axis in it's variable alternative. Does that ...
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Where is word spacing determined and how do I edit it?

I am editing a font in Font Forge but it seems there is no variable or property for word spacing. Applications all render this font with far too wide word spacing which led me to assume this was a ...
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What style is this font?

What's the name for this style of lettering? It makes me think of Victorian, but I wonder if there's a name for this particular style? Also, can anyone help me find this font?
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A narrow font with coding ligatures?

I am looking for a font that provides coding ligatures, especially arrows, but which has a rather narrow appearance. Hence, could be a proportional font rather than a monospaced font. Font should be ...
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Any automated system to compute the linear length of a letter(s) in a word or phrase?

I may be way out of league asking this question but is there a way to get the linear length of a letter or words. That is, if you were to take the word "super" and measured the outside border of the ...
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How to remove spaces present after some letters but not others in PowerPoint

Some letters in my PowerPoint have a space after them that is seemingly impossible to remove. I've tried changing font, adjusting kerning, and character spacing. Nothing removes the spaces. An example ...
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Problems with fonts in Photoshop (all the text is pixelated)

I really don't understand what is going on and I'd love if someone could help me with that. Whenever I type something the letters are just pixelated and weird. Some of them are just fine (like F and H)...
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Unicode typewriter-like font or Unicode alternative for P22 Typewriter Font

I would like to add my page the look and feel as it was written using a typewriter. I have found a marvellous P22 Typewriter Font that just does the job. Unfortunately, it is not an Unicode font and ...
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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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Fonts with slanted e

Someone know where we can find or style name of this typefaces with slanted e?
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Get text font from an image using GIMP

I have an image which contains a text. I don't know the text font. Is there any way to find the text font from an image using GIMP? I need to know what font is used in this text image.
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Need help identifying Japanese font used in logo

I looking to make a custom/higher quality version of the logo for Hanagumi Taisen Columns. I've tried many different japanese font sites and font identification sites such as likefont.com but so far I ...

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