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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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What is a relatively LARGE serif or slab font? [closed]

Please do not downvote without reading the question text. The headline is not as pointless as it may sound. I'm looking for a serif or slab font that that comes out relatively large. For example, a ...
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GIMP: Text changes when editing it

I have an old .xcf file that contains several text layers. When I created the file, I edited and changed the text multiple times without issue. Now, several months later, on a new OS and new version ...
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How can I smooth the edges of this font?

I love this font, but I do not like the wavy edges. Is there a way to smooth the edges? I tried things like blur then coming back, but I couldn't figure it out.
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Can I use the Fonts in inkscape?

I made an educatoinal software. I need the alphabet image using inkscape for my App. There are many Fonts in Inkscape, Can I use the Fonts in Inkscape without license? Please answer... I'm eagerly ...
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How to make dashed font?

I am completely new to graphic design and I need to make dashed Cyrillic letters. The file needs to be in '.ttf' format for the end result. I am attaching a reference picture to what I mean by 'dashed'...
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What font is Firefox using for `system-ui`?

I'm trying to work out what font my Firefox is using for its system-ui CSS property value, which is used on pages that specify system-ui in their font stack (specifically, I first saw it on my ...
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Gimp prints new font invisibly

Gimp beginner here! I'm trying to design a logo with a new font I just bought, but I'm having trouble. I've figured out how to add text, I've changed the color to be different than the background, the ...
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Identify font (Manda Naruto)

I would like help identifying the font below (used by Manda in the Naruto manga, chapter #170). I cannot seem to find any font that replicates this one below (having looked through a number of font ...
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Can someone identify the font in this photo?

This is the logo from my grandfather's old restaurant. I'm trying to reproduce this old t-shirt for his birthday. Does anyone recognize this font? It looks like there might be more than one used here.
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Looking for a font where 0, 1, 2, 5, and 8 are the same when flipped upside down

For example, the number 10258 should read 85201 when flipped upside down. This is akin to what would happen with these digits on a 7-segment LED display (although strictly speaking the 1 would switch ...
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Need help identifying Japanese font

It's from a tamagotchi product. I've been searching absolutely everywhere, from free to paid sites, just to know the name of this font. If anyone has a clue, I would really appreciate the help!
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What font is this? Or is it even a font?

I am not sure if it's okay to a question here like "what font is this?" so sorry if this question is against the guidelines. I keep seeing this type of font everywhere on the logos. Is it ...
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How can I continuously transition between a monospaced and a proportional font in text?

I'd like to have text where the proportions of glyph widths continuously change. One extreme would be that all glyphs would have the same width, and the other extreme would be that glyphs usually ...
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differences between Helvetica Neue and Monument Grotesk

I usually can spot at least a few difference between Helvetica (or Helvetica Neue) and another font. The a and r are usual suspects but I am struggling to see any difference at all between Monument ...
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What type of font are used for the subtitles in this video?

What type of font is used for the subtitles in this Youtube video linked below? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xPYHygck6o&feature=youtu.be
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Font used in a BMW catalog

I need some help with recognizing the font used in this BMW catalog, do you know what font it is? Link to the catalog: https://www.bmw.co.jp/content/dam/bmw/marketJP/bmw_co_jp/pdf/all-models/M/M3-M4/...
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Should I put a hyphen in “sans-serif”?

If i am describing a font and i say «it is a sans serif» should i put a hyphen in sans-serif or not? A random amount of googling suggests that both with- and without-hyphen are used, and each one ...
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Font that is monospaced + slash through zeros + "web safe"

When ever character matters (code development, etc.), there is a need for a font that meets the following: Monospaced Easily distinguishes between the uppercase letter O and the number 0. (Two ...
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InDesign's Glyph pane lists horizonal lines as bullets?

As I know, there is such thing as dinkus that is used to demark section breaks. A dinkus can be one or three asterisk, a fleuron, or a horizontal line. When I open InDesign's Glyph pane, there is a ...
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What fonts are used in the 'Biomutant' game UI

I just saw some trailers to the game Biomutant and I really like the artwork and UI. I am wondering what font(s) are used since I'd like to use them in my own projects. Here is a screenshot form one ...
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How to use Glyphs 3 to set the lowest y value of a character set to the descender (i.e. size to fit)

I've bought the licenses of a few fonts to put in an app I'm making like this: You can see that there is a lot of excess space at the bottom and the font is quite small. So I downloaded the free ...
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Why are Serif endings still needed at all?

Serif endings are a curious thing of the past that, to me, they don´t seem to have any real purpose today, except remind the forms of the past. We have to admit that Serif fonts are more legible, but ...
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Translate a control point in FontForge

I'm making my first steps with FontForge editing an existing font. I'd like to use the lower curve of the lower-case T and apply it to the lower-case L to make it more distinguishable from the upper-...
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Receipt Font Match [closed]

Can Anyone help me determine what font is being used in this receipt?
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Strange bug with Cambria and text variables

I was typesetting a document using Cambria as the main font (don’t ask me why). Then I have noticed a very peculiar bug that almost ruined my whole work. Below I explain step-by-step what I have ...
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What font does Vox use for their videos?

What's the name of this thick, bold font that Vox uses mostly for their videos? I'm working on a poster, and I feel like this font would really work with it, so I would love to know the name of the ...
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Fonts with an upper-case 'E' slanted in each direction

I am trying to find a font similar to this image. Specifically where the top and bottom prong of the upper-case 'E' are going in opposite directions. Anyone happen to remember seeing one similar? ...
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