Questions tagged [fonts]

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there's this 'police d'ecriture' font that i'm looking for... any idea? [closed]

there's this 'police d'ecriture' font that i'm looking for... any idea?, looking for this font, if you know this would be awesome
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Can I make a font out of *.png files?

I'm making an font, but, I'm not fluent in making SVG images, I know some photo editors can do this, but the way I draw, it doesn't seem like it can be coded in SVG. Please help. I'm using Photopea.
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Is there a name for this kind of font?

Is there a name for this kind of font that you used to find on cable bulletin boards? If I wanted to imitate this on a website, which font would you recommend?
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Paid vs Free Font

I would like to kindly ask if you can give me your view on either purchasing a font or going with a free font for a logo design. In addition, I will add a few more questions that popped in my mind. ...
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Unknown formal font

I searched this font letter, a capital T, during some hours and I did not find it. The type of font is formal. The second image is the original source, the flower is not part of the font. Anyone know ...
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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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What may cause failure of displaying letter M?

What may cause failure of displaying letter M? Extra: what is the best place for the questions related to encodings / displaying failures? UPD20211113. Link to the affected document: http://www....
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Is there a special name for this style of font?

https://www.1001fonts.com/tostada-font.html I quite like this font but I'm not 100% on it, I've searched for "alternatives to tostada font" but my searches don't come up with much. Is there ...
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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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What are fonts halfway between serif and sans-serif called?

I want to experiment with fonts for a textbook (with math, so latex is the typesetting program). How can I find suitable and reasonably popular fonts that are halfway between serif and sans-serif --- ...
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What is the maximum number of glyphs an TrueType Font can hold?

currently I'm wondering about how many glyphs there can be in a ".ttf" file. If I understood correctly, in a OpenType Format there can be up to 65,553 glyphs. But what about TrueType? My ...
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Suggestions for Dashboard with Many Numbers (VideoWall)

i'm working with power plant operation and we have a screen in videowall with all machine data, that is there are many numbers. Example: Can you give me suggestions for the best fonts to use on ...
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From which version does Photoshop support UTF-8?

I'm still using Photoshop 7 since I'm not a professional designer and it's light weight, fast to launch. But there's a problem, Photoshop 7 doesn't support UTF-8 and I need to type UTF-8 texts. From ...
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been trying to find this font desperately. (I've underlined the letters from it), if you know which one it is, that'd be awesome! [closed]

any ideas? or resembling ones? (I've underlined the letters from it so you see exactly) ♡
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What is the name for numbers fonts that contain descender and ascender?

I have seen this kind of Numbers in some publications, It looks betters in the text of body, but I don't know the name or how to get them. I am not talking about a specific font family but rather the ...
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Can fonts be displayed as contextual character combinations?

Looking for way to do a handwriting font but where certain letter sequences or patterns display together. Would the method be to put the two or three or four letters together as one, as uncommonly ...
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Is there a font family that contains all characters listed on the groff_char page?

I am looking for a font family that contains all the characters listed on this pages: https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/groff_char.7.html Id est mainly latin 1, greek letters and mathematical ...
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Change kerning between two specific characters, in a ttf

I'm using the Typeface Rubik. It's semibold font face has problematic default kerning between the "f" and "i" characters(picture below.) Does anyone know a way to change the ...
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What font is this? (Used in publishing sheet music)

I have tried my best but have failed. Asking for help identifying this font. It is the font used for fingerings in very old books of sheet music. Here is an example from a book published in 1976: I ...
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Inkscape Fonts Differences Internal vs. Poppler Import

I created a simple example plot in R and exported it as a PDF. I use Inkscape to create an SVG file. However, I have noticed that the font is different when I use the internal library to import the ...
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How do I recreate a font like this?

I need to recreate a font, it's going to be for private purposes, how do i do this? Here's the font sample:
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Random Contextual Alternates in InDesign

I have made a font that uses the OpenType "rand" feature (Random Alternates). The example font has several versions of the letter "a". It works in Chrome and LibreOffice but not in ...
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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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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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Inkscape 1.1 font families are not connected to the right OTF files

I have the EB Garamond fonts in my /usr/share/fonts/opentype/: EBGaramond08-Italic.otf EBGaramond08-Regular.otf EBGaramond12-AllSC.otf EBGaramond12-Italic.otf EBGaramond12-Regular.otf EBGaramond-...
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Is there a free "Part-Handwriting" Font?

Are there fonts that try to straddle the boundary between computer fonts (serif, non-serif, monospace) and hand-written fonts? I am thinking of something more casual than a precise computer font but ...
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Can anyone help me identify this font type from the logo?

I want to identify this font, can someone help me with this ?
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Create letters similar to old ones

Alert: Amateur asking a question! I've got a job where I have to make copies of old letters that are engraved in on headstones. Often these letters are old and don't exist in any font Library. What is ...
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What is this font style/type called?

I can’t find the name of this but see it in many places: basically an all caps with the first letter slightly larger than the rest, as below (circled in orange).
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Inkscape Showing Broken Arabic Letters

After Inkscape import PDF , which have Arabic Words, Arabic Words Split into Separated Words. As a user, very new and basic with Inkscape. Attached Arabic Names PDF and ScreenShot of Arabic Words ...
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macOS metric-compatible font to Times New Roman and Liberation Serif

Does macOS provide a pre-installed font that is metric-compatible to Times New Roman (which is pre-installed on Windows) and Liberation Serif (which is pre-installed in most Linux distros)? I need it ...
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Trouble getting smooth, readable text from PDF to video with limited resources

I'm trying to create a video of a musical score, similar to this, and I want to make it look as good as it can given my limited knowledge and software resources. The musical score (my own composition)...
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Where do alphanumeric (or other) characters end, and a typeface begins?

This question might be on the edge of what is allowed, since it might be quite difficult to answer this with facts and reason. If this crosses the boundaries please let me know. The reason I decided ...
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Similar fonts to Porcha 911 which is free for commercial use?

Does anyone know a good alternative to Porcha 911 font which is free for commercial use? See image and link below. https://www.dafont.com/911porscha.font?text=Detailing
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Font top gets cut off when converting PSD to PDF

We used a lovely font across several PSD files (see image below) and are now ready to print (PDF). After saving as Adobe PDF, this is what we get (top of the G is cut off). After reading some ...
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What is the best way to find an alternative monospace font for a non-monospace font that has the same look and feel?

Just wondering if anyone has come across the same issue of having to replace a non-monospaced font with one that is monospaced while retaining a similar look & feel (or if this is even possible/...
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How does one access optical sizes in LibreOffice?

I am a big fan of LibreOffice, because it is both free and powerful – powerful enough to give you complete access to all OpenType features. I am not sure whether optical sizes is something that is ...
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Arial Small Caps -- how to use them?

According to this answer to another question about small caps by @yakunins, Arial got small caps around 2014: (image provided by @yakunins) So, how do you use them? Is this Arial or Arial Nova? ...
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Are there monospace fonts which support spaces of various widths?

(Bear with me, I know that having characters which are not monowidth in a monospace font is somewhat counterintuitive, but there is a legit use case below.) I have an application I've written where I ...
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Replace all fonts in In Design in all open documents

I need to perform the function of this (InDesign script to replace all fonts in a document) script across all open documents or all documents in a book. Can this be done?
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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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How to center a text label without much movement when it changes?

I have a text block that I need to center horizontaly, however when it changes, it moves a bit, and I don't quite like it. A similar counter in iPhone countdown app somehow manages to avoid this ...
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how do i get a font from a website? [closed]

I am seeing the font web Means font from https://ux.mailchimp.com/patterns/typography Is there a way to grab this font in any way? font-family: "Means Web",Georgia,Times,"Times New ...
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What can this font be?

So, we've tried https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont and it's forums, and many other tools like https://www.fontsquirrel.com/matcherator, and we're finally here. For the love of God does anyone have ...
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Are there font characteristics that make it more resilient to squishing or distortion and still be legible?

Disclosure: I’m not a graphic designer. I’m re-watching The Love Boat on both a tablet and large screen TV. In the opening sequence, people have identified that they use a version of Futura Black font....
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Can you identify this font used for the text Bonbons?

Would anyone know the name of the typeface used for "Bonbons" and if possible the typeface used for the text above and below it? Online font identifiers like come close, but do not provide ...
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Can you please help identify these fonts?

What are the fonts used in these labels? There are three different fonts used here. The font used on the 1st and 3rd line are the same in all the labels (NO. 02, NO. 19 & HERB, SEASONING etc). It'...
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Unknown font from a pdf file

I have download this morning this file .pdf named Simple model for the mechanics of spider webs, and I am interested to know the detail that generate the symbol of pi greco. If I have not made any ...
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Font used for text in first and third line

What is the font used for the first line of text and the third line of text in these images? They appear to be the same font. In the first image it's NO. 06 and SEASONING In the second image it's NO. ...

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