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Differences and similarities between .ttf and .ttc fonts

What is the difference between .ttf and .ttc files? I also appreciate the images to understand better. Thank you very much to everyone.
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Setting preferred font substitution in Scribus

A similar question wanted to know how to set a font substitution in a template. My question is how to setup font substitution in the Scribus preferences. There is a tab for it, but I am missing how to ...
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Did Google accidentally release Product Sans/Google Sans font in Apache License?

I found that Google uploaded Product Sans font to a repo licensed under Apache License 2.0 https://github.com/google/iosched-ios/blob/master/Source/IOsched/ProductSans-Regular.ttf Can the font file ...
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Bookerly available only in TTF format from Amazon [on hold]

Amazon commissioned Dalton Maag for the design of a new font for the Kindle tablets and apps called "Bookerly" and "Ember" but so far only TTF versions of it have been seen in wild, including in the ...
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Problem with Acrobat Pro substituting True Type font in fillable form fields

I'm having an issue with Acrobat Pro DC and font embedding. I'm working on a design project that requires me to create editable text fields in a PDF using True Type Quicksand Bold font. I have the ...
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Can I shorten/change the name of a font in my app's menu?

I am making an app in which users can select a font, however some of the OFL fonts I have collected have a name which doesn't fit in the font selection menu. Is it ok to shorten or change the name?
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Trying to find this Font [on hold]

Trying to find this font. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks, Tess
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Missing Fonts even though they are installed?

I have been working on a 52 page document in Indesign for work and I have come to make a pdf to show the client but it says all the fonts are missing (even Helvetica and Times New Roman)they are all ...
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How to find a font with the same width as my current font?

Numerous times when creating a grid based layout for print, I would like to be able to change a font of some text content but know which other fonts are also the same text width (despite the same font ...
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How to see custom ligatures in a font file?

I'm looking at a popular programming font Fira Code that has a ton of custom ligatures, for combinations like >>= or !== that are not part of Unicode standard. If I install the font and use it ...
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Identify japanese font

Can anyone help me identify the Japanese font in this picture? I have tried several font identification services, but they don't seem to recognize Japanese symbols.
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What are the function of EM and EN spaces?

I know the EM is bound to the current font size, I know EN means the half of an EM in measure, the first is called a mutton, the second a nut, awesome. I know a EM and EN spaces are the equivalent in ...
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Convert SVG fonts to SVG shapes/images

I am dealing with an SVG font. Can I extract font glyphs from these font definitions as normal SVG images and/or shapes, and use those shapes in my application? The specific SVG font I am using is ...
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What is the best way to convert text to outlines?

I know convertthis is horrible and I cringe every time the printer asks. However, my team builds our files in InDesign and supplies print PDFs. The printer opens the PDFs in Illustrator or a program ...
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Technical name of a particular fountain pen font

Kind users, I've been trying for two hours to identify a font using the various online tools that can be used in LaTeX but I failed. I don't know if it's even a commercial font. The k that I ...
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Adobe Illustrator - How do I add the Indian Rupee Symbol?

I can add a rupee symbol anywhere using the shortcut ₹ (CTRL+ALT+4) after selecting the Indian English Keyboard. However, I am unable to do that in Adobe Illustrator. How do I insert the Rupee ...
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In a typeface, what does the abbreviation PE mean?

I have seen some typefaces with their names ending in PE behind. I know PICA is a measure unit, but what about PE?
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Missing fonts in PDF created and saved in Illustrator — not outlines, the actual fonts [duplicate]

I have a PDF that is editable in Illustrator. I have to open the PDF in Illustrator and edit individual parts of the document but I am missing the font that is used in the PDF. When I open the PDF in ...
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What is an expert set in the fonts field?

I have read it is a font with additional characters and ligature. The expert set was introduced it in the beginning of the 90s, see http://www.typophile.com/node/40309. from fontshop.com: Exp |...
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What Japanese font is used in the Try Knights logo?

Attempted to use https://en.likefont.com to no avail Sample from: https://www.ntv.co.jp/tryknights/
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How to deal with making design decisions

I'm currently in the process of designing a website, and after spending a few weeks now narrowing down a few combinations of fonts for the site's hero banner, I'm now stuck at the final decision of ...
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what typeface is the WeWork logo [closed]

Is it a proprietary typeface created just for the logo? is there anything close that you know of? I tried matcherator with no luck
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How to export font with “Kern Tables” and not “GPOS Tables” using fontforge?

Font Kerning is not supported on the platform (Unity) when it is in "GPOS Tables" rather it supports "Kern Tables". I have a font in which I've added kerning by classes in Lockups and in matrix window ...
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Need help Identifying font from this logo

Any help identifying this font would be great. I need to redo this logo and the guy doesn't know what font was used. I've cut it out and made it that way but the edges aren't smooth and look jagged.
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Is there an easy way to establish which Variation Sequences a font supports?

I am looking for a method or a script that would allow, on a large scale, determine the Unicode SVS and IVS supporting capabilities. For instance, I’m in need of a font supporting a Moji Joho sequence ...
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Looking for a font - random characters based on sign lettering

This is a bit of a long shot, but maybe someone here knows this. I came across this font project a few months ago that I think was based on a sign the creator kept seeing at a burger place? It was one ...
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How to find out the date of copyright on font

I have a question about copyright infringement on fonts. I downloaded a free font in 2011 and there was not a EULA included. Now,8 years later I have been contacted by this individual who says he the ...
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Font used in the logo of Safiya Travels

Can anybody help me in identifying the font used in the logo of Safiya Travels: I have tried using the font-identification websites online, and the closest I could get was Jaunty Gent NF on MyFonts: ...
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Place images along font path

I need to place images along letter path, so it looks like i would write letters with my image. A stupid example, but it displays, what i want to achieve:
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Font identification for all-caps “Schiffer-Gilde e.V” logo

I am searching for the font in the below all-caps "Schiffer-Gilde e.V" logo I need to modify for our association. The closest that the automatic free identification services (https://www.whatfontis....
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How to make the height of a glyph exactly equal to the height of a line in Terminal.app?

I just want to fix four glyphs of the powerline font, because distributing the modified Apple font is illegal, I need to modify it myself. The original hack font which I copied the glyph from it. ...
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Creating a font or updating an existing font [closed]

I want to make a font that links certain letters together when they are typed for example "au" would go together and "ll" would go together. I would also like these two letters together to be ...
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What font is used in image below

Which font is used in the above image. This image is taken from a resturant bill. I searched whatfontis website but did not fond any result.
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Creating a version of a monospaced font where bold is the same as regular

I am using the Fixedsys Excelsior font as a custom font in several programs, and every now and then, the interface requests the text to be bold. I am assuming that in this case, a bold version of the ...
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How can I compare specific copy across all installed fonts?

When I chose a font for a project, I always spend way too much time. I'd like to type the copy in a program, and it would be displayed in each font installed on my computer so I can compare which ...
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Can someone please help me identity this font? [closed]

I'm working on a project for a memorial, can someone please let me identify this font? Thank you!
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What is the name of this thick, square uppercase?

I'm trying to find the font used in the image below. I used myfont as well whatfont is websites but did not get the exact font. Can anybody can help me to find the name of the font? https://99designs....
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What's the font that Lawson, Inc. (Japanese convenience store) used?

Searching for the font that Lawson, Inc. (the Japanese convenience store) used for their logo (the Latin alphabet one). I've tried to identify the font using services like What the font! and What Font ...
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Is there a way to tell character fonts vs non-character fonts?

I am looking at a PDF which is using the `European Pi 3' font. As you can see here, this font doesn't render the characters like actualy characters, but like different icons. The 'P' is a big circle, '...
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How to align textboxed on left and right sides

I want to create a shirt design using the same message like this shirt: Therefor I need to align both text box edges and the edges of both red blocks. I tried to do this in GIMP, however only ...
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very long banner - few words

I need to design a banner that is 50' long, with the words "it's posible". how big does the font have to be so that it covers at least 80% of the banner?
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How to export special characters from illustrator to word

The problem is I want to get some specific special characters from SVN-Bellico font like the H below. I could use it in Illustrator but I want to use them in MS Word to be able to edit them.
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The fonts that include the most symbols

There are lots of resources on "the best" fonts for designers and such. But I would like to know of a list of fonts that have the most symbol coverage. For example, on my Mac I'm able to see most ...
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Saving an Adobe illustrator file as a pdf - are fonts embedded? If so, why does Adobe illustrator say I don't have the font when I open it?

If I have an Adobe Illustrator file, and I save it as a .pdf - it looks like the fonts are included in that .pdf file. (I think this because when I open the .pdf file in Reader it looks the way I ...
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process SVG to continuous, “no move”

I am working with continuous script fonts and I need to generate a single path that do not include M commands. This would be equivalent to writing without lifting the pen from the paper. My input is ...
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Does anyone happen to know what font this is?

Does anyone happen to know what font this is? I’ve tried a few ways to identify but am getting stuck. Thank you!
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Which font is this? And can it be used commercially for free?

A client, sent this logo as png to use it in a product I'm developing for him, I'm curious to know what font is this? He doesn't know, the online detection services are pretty close but the H is ...
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What font is being used on the Mudd Island Memphis sign?

I have tried looking for this font but because there is already a font type named Memphis it keeps clogging my google results. Can anyone tell me what font is being used on the sign in this picture?
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Similar font to Publico and Graphic

I have to create a word template for a client from an InDesign document and they want to use a word system font (instead of the fonts I used). Does anyone know a good alternative to "Publico" and "...
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Font style: Stretched then thin, liquid-like appearance

Sorry, I'm not sure how to describe this trend but it's something I've seen a lot of in 2019. The font is distorted in a way that some parts are stretched and thick, and some parts are compressed and ...