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how to slice one image and export them into individual svg like PS does [duplicate]

In photoshop, we can slice one image into fixed sizes and save for web, so that this sliced parts can be saved into individual file with autogenerated names. Is there a similar way to do that in ...
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Create your font with custom glyph not found symbol

I am new to creating/editing fonts. I want to create a font with custom symbol for "glyph not found". I have downloaded FontForge as it seems to be a widespread free font editing program. I was hoping ...
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Font with two variants: one where every character is an underscore and a usual one

I currently have a few workbooks published for my students that have fill in the blanks portions. For example, The sampling method is first ____________ sampling to choose a random street and ...
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Is there a good sans serif condensed safe font for web?

I'm looking for a web safe font that looks like this: Of course I can find tons of fonts which look like this that are available, but they are not web safe. I need a common font (e.g.Arial, Times New ...
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How to copy font weight and size from a PDF to CSS?

I'm struggling with an issue where I'm given designs for websites in PSDs and they use Google Font fonts and trying to match them when building the site in HTML/CSS. Is there something i'm missing in ...
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Times New Roman font width

I know that in Times New Roman, different letters have different width sizes. What I am trying to find is if there is info on what the measurement is for the widths in font size 12 for it. i.e. for ...
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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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Is it possible to interpolate between two different master fonts?

I know that it is possible to interpolate between different masters of one font but is it somehow possible to interpolate between two different fonts? Lets say Times and Helvetica? It is for ...
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How do you not allow texture overlay to affect stroke but still text fill?

I want to achieve a strong eroded photocopy effect for the fill of my lettering but maintain a strong dark stroke unaffected by the overlay textures such as the image provided.
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How to increase size of all glyphs in FontForge?

I opened a font file in FontForge. I want to enlarge all glyphs by 20%. I tried Element, Transformation, and Transform, but they did not work for me. How can I accomplish this? I am using FontForge 11....
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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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Inkscape: change font in multiple text boxes AND maintain size?

Objective: be able to select all instances of a font in an SVG and replace it in situ with a different font and have the resulting text maintain the exact same size and relative positioning. When ...
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Why is a part of my font blacked out and how can I fix it?

I wanted make a custom font which I could use in my app. The bottom right circle should be a lock-icon. After finishing it, I used the Fontself extension to create a glyph which I could use in my app. ...
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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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What is the font used in The Futur's prints?

You can find The Futur's prints here — I think it's the same font they use in their videos. At first, I thought they were using Futura, but the a's don't match. Then, after going through some ...
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How to Select Individual Glyphs From a Font and Re-export

Wondering if (a) you are allowed to take some TrueType font with this license (actually I am pretty sure now that it is allowed, modification even for commercial purposes): SIL Open Font License 1....
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Changing index letter of a playing card in Adobe Illustrator

I have purchased stock graphics of playing cards, but would like to change a few index letters (A, K, Q, J) to the corresponding French/German/etc. characters. In Adobe Illustrator 2020, first I ...
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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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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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Modern design - What's that?

I am working on redesigning my website and iterating through fivesecondtests. The overall feedback is improving but no matter what I change, several people have mentionned that my designs look "...
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What are Google Webfonts or Typekit alternatives to Avenir Next Pro?

I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts (ideally) or Typekit, that would look similar to Avenir Next Pro, specifically, Bold and Demi: Any similar-looking fonts, with good cross-browser ...
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Display/preview lowercase as small capitals in Inkscape?

I want to type text in Inkscape, and see lowercase letters displayed instantly as small capitals on the canvas. Preferably using the font's own small capitals, if available. Is this possible in ...
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Which cut of Gill Sans is it that is included on a Mac?

Like many classic fonts, there are several different cuts of Gill Sans by various publishers. Monotype distribute it as 'Gill Sans MT', and Adobe and ITC have their own versions. Which version is the ...
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I've created a font typeface, I'm going to release it free for personal and commercial use. Do I need to attach a license to it? [closed]

I've created my first font typeface as a side project. I want to release it for free, for both personal and commercial use. It will just be advertised on my website and on twitter for people to ...
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Is using single quotes to delimit inline code snippets a good idea?

I have a programming-related blog, and one problem I have is styling inline code snippets, like return 92;. They are traditionally styled with a different color/background (like on stack exchange site)...
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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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Help Identify the Japanese and Chinese Fonts as Pictured

I'm trying to identify the fonts used in the attached images. I suspect that the Japanese sample is a Dynacomware font, but I don't see a match on FontShop. I think it’s been discontinued by the ...
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How to really preview GIMP fonts?

I want to choose proper GIMP font for my purpose, so I would like to browse through all of them visually. But, having to choose GIMP font based on a single letter "Aa" (as provided by the text tool) ...
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How do I edit type in Illustrator to round off corners?

Recently I wanted to recreate Fasthosts's logo for a small project of mine. I found out which font it is, but the styling is a bit different than in the logo. It looks like the top of the letters / ...
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How do you underline text in PS?

Where in the tools will you be able to add a stroke under the font? I cant find it in styles. Is there a toolbar to simply, underline text?
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How to create this 3D gummibear font effect?

When I have some font, how can I make it look more 3D, like for example the letters in the gelini logo? I imagine one part is pumping them up and the other one to add shadows and highlights. Could ...
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Is there a DIN font family which has greek letters?

If I want a DIN font style, I usually use either: DIN17SBOP-Regular or DIN17 However neither of these have Greek characters. Is anyone aware of one?
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Which font's digits resemble Nixie tube digits?

I will try to mimic Nixie tube digits in an application. For responsiveness and scalability I won't use any rasterized images of actual tubes, this will be a sufficiently adequate mock which just ...
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Help me identify this font [closed]

This font is from the movie Swordfish where the hacker (Hugh Jackman) is working on the laptop / computer screen. Please note the letters C E F G Q. Can you please help identify this?
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How to see all chars in a font from FontForge

I have a pfm/pfb font called Chanakya which I know contains characters outside the 0-255 range eg. (\u2022 has अ). I know this because I can programmatically display the character's code:- But ...
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Myriad Pro doesn't have bold anymore?

Few years ago I remember using Myriad Pro in Illustrator. That font was complete with both bold and italic forms. In my latest Illustrator, I only have the normal form. Is Myriad Pro different from ...
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Small capital H with dot under

I'm working on a document with diacritics. Everything was going well until I needed to use an Ḥ (H with a dot under) as a small capital for titles in the table of contents. These titles are set in ...
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Does anyone know what programming font this is? It doesn't look like the major cursive fonts either (operator, victor, dank mono)

Does anyone know what font this is? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DckSZXxV0AAFmOF?format=jpg&name=small It sort of looks like consolas, but consolas doesn't have cursive, and the 'l' is completely ...
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Is it possible to convert PostScript to SVG? (Inkscape)

Is it possible to convert a PostScript file to SVG? Based on an answer in Tex.SE, I tried to use inkscape: inkscape test.ps --export-inkscape-svg=test.svg This indeed produced an SVG file, but ...
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Looking for font that has even-sized letter “E” for a logo design

Creating a logo and trying toe find a font that has a equal size letter "E" that can find into each other (like lego bricks I assume). I'm trying to avoid using paths and manipulating the letter that ...
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Fonts similar to Andika and Lexie-Readable? [closed]

I have dyslexia but the regular dyslexic fonts don't work out for me. Andika and Lexie-Readable are much better for me, and I was wondering if there's anything similar.
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Inkscape font different from other platforms

When I'm using the font Segoe Script in Inkscape, the characters vary depending on where they are positioned in the word. I tried using the same font in CorelDraw and Microsoft Word, but they don't ...
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FontForge Artifacts on .ttf Font Export

I have an old TrueType font from 2003 that I have to clean up and there's no way to find out what was originally used to create it. I'm using FontForge to fix misaligned vertices so scaling the font ...
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Courier New-like font with Unicode support?

I'm a programmer and I'm really used to the Courier New font. I am quite picky about it - I find other fonts (including other monospace fonts) ugly in comparison. However, now I have to work on some ...
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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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How would I make some circle in G- shape? [closed]

I would like to make this logo but I don't know how to put circle in G shape either in U. Also is there any way to put circle in rounded - ractangle tool? Thank you.
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Measure path of multiple objects in Inkscape

Firstly, I'm a total novice, so please excuse me if this is a basic question. I'm designing a backboard for a neon flex sign which will contain text and a surrounding circle. I'm trying to calculate ...
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Is Computer Modern a high-quality font?

Computer Modern, a font created by a computer scientist for use with his own typesetting system TeX, has become one of the most frequently used fonts of all time, precisely because of the popularity ...
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Can anyone help me find this Japanese font? [closed]

I can't seem to identify what this font is. I found it on a youtube video. Thanks in advance.

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