Questions tagged [fonts]

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Need suggestions about fonts [closed]

What is the best serif font for logo designing? Suggestions needed. I need a font for real estate logo. Your personal opinions are needed. Thanks
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What font is this? [closed]

Please help me to find what font is this also suggest me the website where I can upload image and get the font type.
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Why does a font like Veneer slow down Corel Draw and InDesign?

I am using a font called Veneer. It works fine in Illustrator, but it slows down InDesign (2020) and Corel Draw 2019. If I zoom in, pan, or move the text, the latter programs freeze for a minute ...
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Is it possible in Illustrator? Can a script be written that takes a font and puts each character in a separate illustrator file [closed]

Can a script be written or is there already one available that takes a font and puts each character of that font in a separate illustrator file?
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What is this font used on Instagram story? [closed]

i need your help :D I search this font and don't find ..
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Help me find a non-commercial alternative to this commercial geometric sans serif?

I am trying to identify this font: Specifically, I would like to find a similar free font. I have tried the identify font services described in graphicdesign.stackexchange but I get only commercial ...
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Making a LED Neon sign calculations [duplicate]

I started getting interested in the LED Neon Flex strips for altering classic glass bent tubes for LED strips. As some of you may know, you can cut that strip in every so and so milimeters/ as I'm ...
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how can i create a new font and publish it? [closed]

I have an idea for a new font, I need help with two things: how can I create and publish it so that it could be used by people? how do I check if its not similar or same as existing font
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Help me to find out these two fonts?

I need to find out these two fonts in two seating charts
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How to make all font glyphs more bold automatically in FontForge?

Take for example this Tibetan script: This, and every font I have found online for Tibetan (except for Google Noto) does not come in bold. But some I really like the shape of. I was wondering if ...
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Color a glyph in a font using FontForge or similar

I have a woff font and I would like to make the glyph ✓ green, is it possibile using FontForge or other programs?
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How to activate a crossed out character described as “surrogate high, non private use”?

I'm editing a woff font file using FontForge, and I would like to add a glyph for the unicode character 0xD835. However the box for this character has 2 crosses, one for the glyph and one for the ...
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How to make an SVG glyph (from a font) look like it was handwritten?

I want to take this font: and make it look more like the handwritten version: I don't want to make it look that handwritten, but a little rougher curves and more stroke-like tips to the curves ...
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What constitutes as a derivative work in the context of fonts/typefaces?

I have a project in which I wish to use a copyrighted font but will use said font in a manner which I believe to be a derivative work. The glyphs themselves will be converted to paths, then I will ...
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Why Computer Modern (latex) font doesn't contain all the math symbols? [closed]

I downloaded the Computer Modern font, which is the default LaTeX font, to use it on my website, but when I opened the file with FontForge I noticed that it misses a lot of math symbols. It contains ...
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What font is used in commercials of CTV's new channels?

I'm trying to find what the font is for the purposes of using it myself. I guess another question would be whether the font is even publicly available/freely-usable or not. Should anyone know any ...
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InDesign CC 2019 - accessing full unicode glyph set

I'm trying to use some specific glyphs from the extended unicode set in a project - the alchemical symbols listed here. I found a free font, Symbola, which has the glyphs I need - I opened the TTF in ...
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How to insert direct current symbol in adobe illustrator?

Does anyone know how to insert the direct current symbol (⎓) in Adobe Illustrator please? I copy and paste the character into a text frame but it becomes a cross square which cannot be displayed ...
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free software supported both ligatures and color fonts

I would like to prepare educational materials for children. Exactly what I mean is charts with alphabet letters and pictures. Such boards could be printed or shown as a multimedia presentation. The ...
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Color glyphs from OTF font don't work in Illustrator CC

I wanted only to test color glyphs (e.g. A, B, C, H, i, e...; see screenshot) from this OTF font: tiny.pl/t4qfc. They don't work in Adobe Ilustrator CC. Does someone know why? E.g. in Paint.NET ...
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Need help to find the font

Look as if this is Desire font or castle line grunge. But some character does not match and in the castle grunge is there any without grunge font. I tried in My fonts, What font, Squirrel website. ...
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What is the font used on the scoreboard of “Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege”?

The following screenshot is a scoreboard from an online game, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. I've tried matching it on multiple sites like Font Squirrel's Matcherator and WhatFontIs, with some fonts ...
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What's the font of the Kubernetes logo?

Does anyone know what the font of the Kubernetes logo (a container orchestration system) is? WhatTheFont yielded no results for it, it's not mentioned in the WhatTheFont Forum. If it's not an ...
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What font does CAH use in their cards? [duplicate]

What font does Cards Against Humanity use in their cards?
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Can anyone advise which font please?

Tried various online, no luck. Does anyone know? Many thanks (apple watch series 5)
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Converting text to an svg image [duplicate]

I recently asked my graphics designer to create an SVG image for the background of the homepage of my website (to be used via the background-image css property). I asked her to just write gibberish (...
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Giorgio - Script Font Identification

Can anyone help me find this script font? I have googled or use 4 or more font identfiers already, couldn't find, very urgent.
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Fixing font - some capital letters (e.g. 'Å', 'Ä', 'Ö') cut off from the top

First of all apologies for any mistakes in this text (for example terms or wrong assunptions). I'm no typography expert. I just think changing a font should be possible. That's why I'm asking for ...
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How do I edit the metrics for a specific character in a font?

Specifically, I want to modify two fonts so that the metrics for the space character (ASCII 32) in one font match the metrics of the other font. Linux or Mac open source solutions preferred.
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Can I use a 'Free For Personal Use' font in my cover designing portfolio?

Of course, the portfolio will be put up for sales as pre-mades. Is this allowed? I would be buying the font once someone requests a particular design, but until then, am I using these free fonts for ...
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In a Print-Ready PDF, does the Printer who receives file need to have all the fonts on their machine?

I have a design for an ad that I've done for someone as a favour (I do a lot of web graphics work in Adobe Illustrator, but haven't done print work up until now). When I send them a print-ready PDF, ...
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Font used for a receipt

I struggled to find this font used to print a receipt. I have already tried several online tools without success. It has some serifs and I'm almost sure it's a monospace but cannot figure out the name....
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How to randomise Alternates

I made a Font with many Alternates (in Fontself) and I would like the letters to cycle through (at random would be awesome). Is there something in Indesign I am missing or is it as complicated as it ...
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Multiple color of a glyph in a font

I need to create a font where one particular glyph looks like the image below. The complete 'blue bird' is the logo and a glyph. The idea behind this is that the color of 'e' change when I change the ...
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White-out / burned-out font

does anyone know how I can create such a white-out/ burned-out font like in the example attached? Either in Photoshop or Illustrator. It looks like the text sits in front of a very bright light so ...
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What exactly is a web font, and what does converting to one involve?

I've read a few articles on this but the actual technical differences between web fonts and desktop fonts still elude me. The more I read on the topic the more I get the feeling that no-one has a ...
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Using ccmp with Latin letters and CJK glyphs

I got stuck on a detail that is possibly trivial and covered in some sort of 'OpenType 101,' but I have never seen anything similar in the specifications. I'm trying to set up a ccmp feature in a ...
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Is there any program that can interpolate a monospaced font from a non-monospaced font?

I am trying to create a mono-spaced version of a font. I am wondering if there's any sort of program that can interpolate one from the original. I know additional work has to be done, but I am ...
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Should the font in a logo be used otherwise in the corporate identity?

I'm currently working on an small project and want to know, if the font which you use in the logo, should also be used as, for example, headlines?
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Why are my Urdu fonts generated by FontForge broken?

I was editing an Urdu font with FontForge. After editing I generated fonts, but when I tested all of the characters are being displayed separately. How can I correct that? Here is an example of that: ...
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increasing size of all glyphs in fontforge.how

I opened a font file in fontforge.I want to enlarge all glyphs by 20%.I tried Element,Transformation,Transform. It did not work for me.How it will be perfomed.I am using fontforge 11.21.
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How to “sharpen” the corners/curves of a curvy or Sans-Serif font glyph?

Either in FontLab or Illustrator (probably in Illustrator is best), how do you take a glyph such as the following, and automatically (or semi-automatically) make the curves and corners more "serif" ...
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How can I improve at drawing calligraphic font glyphs

Here is an example font glyph that's reasonably complex: You'll notice a few things about it: Continuity. It's not built out of primitive simple geometric objects like circles and triangles like ...
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Why is Courier the preferred font in the legal industry?

I watched a video online where a lawyer explained that Courier is the font preferred by both court stenographers (and writers submitting manuscripts), and that it was also the font seen in stenography ...
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How to get font glyphs out of OTF/TTF font and into Illustrator

Currently what I have to do is open up a font file (OTF/TTF) in FontLab, then click on a specific glyph, then select the actual glyph in that window, then copy/paste it from FontLab into Illustrator. ...
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Fonts Used In Adobe Reader Fill and Sign

Fill and Sign in Adobe Reader allows you to sign documents with fonts that appear to be handwritten. I quickly checked the font folder in Windows 10 and I wasn't able to find these fonts installed ...
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Small Caps Character Choice for Abbreviations Commonly starting with a Lowercase Letter

I am pondering the following question, is there a typographical convention for which of the following choices should be prefered? or The background is: I want the title style in small capitals. ...
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How to Keep Symbols/Paths aligned in Illustrator (like for a font)

So I have these two glyphs in FontLab: Notice that the 3 shape is slightly squished in the second glyph. This is because the size of the whole second glyph is wider than the first glyph (before I did ...
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How to efficiently work on resizing glyphs in FontLab

I'm wondering if people use Illustrator to design the actual font-glyph, and use Illustrator until the glyph is fully developed, positioned, etc.. Then only once the glyph is basically done do you go ...
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Suitcase Fusion assigning the same name to all fonts in family

i keep running across a strange problem in Suitcase Fusion: when i add a new font family, sometimes (not always) every font in the family is assigned the same name. All can be activated, but only one ...