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Similar icons to SF Pro Symbols

If I good understand developer can use SF Pro symbols in Apple products only, on iPhone, Mac, iPad. But if we develop something also for web, it can not be used, do you know any similar icon set can ...
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how would you find out what font this is?

help appreciated, don't have enough experience with fonts to get a good idea of how to copy one
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I am trying to find the standard font or font family used in these dialogues

I'm trying to figure out what these fonts are or the font family name. It's used widely in almost all manga I've seen and seems to be standard? These screenshots all came from different unrelated ...
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Change default font numeral format

I am using a font I like in a program that doesn't have access to all opentype features so I get no choice as to how numerals are displayed. By default they are old style where I'd rather them appear ...
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Can some help me identify the fonts used in this logo

I'm need help identifying the two fonts used in this logo. I tried using likefont.com and whatfontis.com but haven't had much luck. Help is appreciated
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Can you create a font that changes based on what size you use?

In other words, I want to use different letters when it's under 20pt, which are optimized for smaller rendering. Is this possible with a TTF font?
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how do I stretch a letter S of an already existing font as smoothly as possible across a large page?

The font is called Anton and the S needs to be stretched to a large page, I already tried illustrator and indesign but can't figured it out...
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What percentage of page does/should a text occupy “inkwise”

I am interested what is the total area of a book page that is occupied by text. Basically, how much ink do I need to spend to print a page with text. I have experimented with different fonts like ...
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Help with identifying a serif font with slanted e

So I'm designing an Odia font based on old letterpress types from early 1900s. Matching Latin isnt exactly necessary but would be nice to have. Those old books used a variety of Latin types but I ...
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Font/Type fill-rule issue with intersecting shapes in InDesign PDFs

With some fonts in InDesign (in this case, HEX Franklin), the PDFs that are exported show weird rendering issues (see screenshot). I tried reading up on this, but couldn't find a clear answer as to ...
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Identify this 'Cinderella' font

Can anyone help me identify the font used for 'Cinderella'. I can't seem to place it. Thanks!
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Code-colored text in Inkscape or Illustrator

I would like to create a vector of text, code to be exact. I do have quite a bit of code to use and don't want to color it all (brackets and all) by hand. Do you know a way of doing it? A plugin maybe?...
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1950s-60s font identification

I have this business card that I just found from my grandfather who practiced as a pediatrician in Cuba in the 1950s and early 1960s. I'd love to know the font as he's passed and it would be fun to ...
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Microsoft Powerpoint Greek text encoding issue

I have a really weird issue in Microsoft Powerpoint whereas I post one and same Greek textsample (in UTF-8 Unicode) into two text boxes and it has font issues in one text box and not the other. As ...
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Typefaces similar to Radiance (Dota 2 UI font)?

Are there any fonts similar to the Dota 2 UI font, a custom designed font called Radiance? It is a custom typeface made by design agency YouWorkForThem for Valve.
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Are there any legal issues with designing a font that looks too close to a custom design? [closed]

There are the so-called "custom fonts/typefaces" that are custom designs of fonts that are not available on the market. These are usually comissioned by companies (specially large ones). ...
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Can someone help me identify the font used in this logo?

The image is from the the log for Shin Megami Tensei 20XX. I need help identfiyong the font used for the tetx usd for 20XX. I've tried sites like whatfontis.com, myfonts.com, and likefont.com but have ...
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FontForge Modified guillemets do not work in Microsoft Word

I have adapted the guillemets in the free Google Libre Baskerville font for visual dialogue, and I can type and print fine from all native Mac applications such as Textedit, but the font doesn't ...
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Can someone help me identify the font used in this video game logo

Can anyone help me identify the font used in the logo for Persona 3 Social (ペルソナ3ソーシャル). I've alot of the font identification sites like myfonts.com, squrielfonts.com, whatisfont.com and likefont.com, ...
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Can someone tell me that base font used in this Persona q logo

Can someone help me identify the base font used in the Persona Q. I tried to usual machine identifers such as fonts.com and likefont.com, but no luck. I know it may me hard to identify since the logo ...
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Can someone identify the font for English text in this love plus logo

Can someone identify the font for English text in this love plus logo. I've tried sites likefont.com and myfonts.com but have have no luck. It would be very much appreciated.
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Help me identify a japanese font

Can someone please help me identify this japanese font? Need it for a little project I'm doing. Thank you in advance
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What font(s) produce the best looking lambda symbol?

Most fonts produce a pretty poor looking lambda, i.e., λ. I want one that has a more "serif" feel as shown in the image below. The Wikipedia page for lambda also has this image alongside the ...
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Any justification for default PowerPoint 2019 fonts?

I am using MS PowerPoint 2019 with the default settings and with these, my slide looks like this: It by default uses Calibri Light 44 for the slide caption, and Calibri for the rest of the text (...
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Why was the Handel Gothic BT typeface specified for use on signs by fire codes?

...so I've been noticing that all the Fire Department signs in the Phoenix, Arizona area seem to be the same "Star Trek TNG"-ish font, which I looked up and identified as Handel Gothic, and ...
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What small caps and text figures go well with Times New Roman?

I'm reading Robert Bringhurst's excellent book The Elements of Typographic Style. He says that when Times New Roman is all you've got you should make the most of its limited virtues but that adding ...
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What is the best substitute font for Calibri within Microsoft Office?

I have read that there are a number of issues with the MS designed and default font Calibri. For instance, what is a Calibri replacement that will not change size when opened in say Pages, Docs, or ...
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Can anyone help identify the font used in this game logo

The logo for this game is for "Sakura Wars V". I pretty sure the logo slightly edited version of a certain font, but Im having a hard time finding what is the unmodified version of the font ...
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Can someone recommend some a font for a technology blog? Or atleast should it be serif ot sans-serif?

I'm looking for fonts suggestions for a tech blog. Should the font be serif or sans-serif? Thanks for any help.
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Minimum printable font size readable under a microscope

I'm a mechanical engineer about to invest in a new A3 laser printer but won't have the chance to try it out before buying. It's main function will be to print technical drawings for checking. The ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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