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Get rid of in-document text panel?

Every single time I use the typeface tool now and try to shift or highlight, I get this weird grey panel with extra character options I don't want and will never need. How do I make that disappear ...
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InkScape: Convert all white colors to transparent

I have a set of svg icons. Each icon is composed of two colors black and white. I want to convert these svgs to a ttf font file. So I want the fonts to be monochrome. For that I first need to convert ...
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How can attribute Creative Common Attribution font to make an album cover?

I want to ask something since I'm not a real designer or anything. I made a music album cover and how can I attribute a font in this case, since the album cover doesn't have a description... the font ...
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Is there a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font style that matches - Impact, Oswald and Anton - (Latin) fonts?

I tried searching for a Hindi (Devanagiri) Font that matches the consdensed bold style of famous Latin font - 'Impact'. Please let me know if there is a bold condensed font like the above for ...
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Does anyone know what font this is? Or any fully connected font similar to this?

Hi everyone, Does anyone know where I can find a fully connected font like the one I've shown here? I'll need it to do a Fourier series decomposition so I can make a epicycle animation. Please let me ...
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How do you create combining diacritics in FontLab?

If I type a letter "a" and the acute accent mark, I want the result to be á. These are technically still separate characters: the "a" and the "combining acute accent above&...
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How I type Arabic text without error boxes?

I want to use the Arabic text in Photoshop v22.0.1 but it only types in as error boxes. I have tried the Preferences > Type > World-Ready Layout. and Paragraph's World-Ready Layout with Middle ...
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Replacement font for MS Sans Serif

Originally posted in UserExperience, they recommended I post it here. The application I'm working on has been around for over 20 years now, and in some cases still has not updated the UI in some ...
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Under what licence is the Apple Garamond font?

Apple Garamond was the font used by Apple in its adverts and logotype before switching to San Francisco, New York… There are a lot of copies online to be downloaded, but am I allowed to do so? If yes, ...
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Can anyone identify this "pixelated" type font? I tried every online identifier

I have been trying for far too long to find this font. I've found some very similar, where the G and A match, but then the rest do not. I have tried all the font recognition tools I know, including ...
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Leading for SourceSerifPro

[Edited] Are there any fans of SourceSerifPro here? I'm using it, and am thinking it needs a little extra space between the lines than what my software selects by default (11/13.6 pt), but I don't ...
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Does anyone know this embroidery font? [closed]

[![enter ima Please and thank you! I'm attempting to match this script embroidery font????
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Identifying font similar to Univers that has this slightly different lowercase character `a`

I recently came across a book published & printed in 2003 that seems to use a Univers-like font. While trying to figure out what fonts it is using, the only noticeable difference I encountered is ...
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Font identification from an early-2000's game

I'm looking for a font from the game Uplink (2001) but can't seem to identify it online. It looks almost like someone has taken Helvetica and shrunk it down to the bare minimum, then zoomed in (so I'm ...
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Door sign for Halloween in the corona crisis

I am not a professional designer. I used a tool called canva to create a door sign for this Halloween. I just want a good looking door sign because people in my household sadly are part of the risk ...
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Google Translate Arabic Font

Does anyone know the name of the font Google Translate uses for Arabic Script? It is not the default font, but it shows up from time to time for some reason, when you keep translating words. Here is a ...
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What is the most well representative letter in fonts?

Is there such a thing as the most representative letter in fonts, by seeing which we could definitively say that it's one font or another. Is it possible to identify a font by a single character, or ...
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Similar font to Montserrat Alternates?

I'm looking for a black, sans-serif font that has curved (curly?) "W" and/or "A" uppercase, instead of the typical "spiky" "W" or "A" of sans-serif. ...
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Printing: will a font always give exactly the same result, regardless of how it's printed?

Will a font always print exactly the same, regardless of the print technology? Example: printing at the local print shop on a laser printer versus the commercial printing of a book. Here is Linotype's ...
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What is the name of the font used by Dymo machines?

I've done some Googling and come up short. I'm looking for the name of the font used in Dymo labelling machines like this. I'm after the original font (and preferably on OT version) used, or on which ...
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What font is this please?

just a simple question: what font is this? and where can I find it for free?
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Does it affect print quality if a font in a .psd file is "missing" when received from a designer but you are NOT editing the text layer?

The designer did not supply the font and it is not available to me. I'm aware that if I edit a text layer in Photoshop with a missing font, I risk making the text blurry. However, if I'm NOT editing ...
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I need help to identify the front that was used on this sign? Can anyone help? [closed]

I am looking for the font that was used on this sign
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Tool that shows same word in many fonts at the same time?

Is there a (preferably online) tool that lets you type in a word or words and it presents them on screen in many different fonts (preferably 10's or even 100's), all the same time? The purpose being ...
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Where to find a computer version as close as possible to the original Blackletter font?

I am producing an electronic version of some pages of a medieval manuscript. The manuscript uses Blackletter, like in the image below: Now, there are many types of blackletter. I am looking for one ...
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My type tool broken

My type tool auto get stretch when i used it, i chosse it and click on the layer then the text "Lorem Ipsum" show up but not in the natural form of the font.i can't find anwser to solve it ...
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Does this part of a vintage font have a name?

I am looking for vintage style fonts with this chevron element through it, I've noticed it on a few fonts, Does this element have a name in typography terms? (This particular font is called "...
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What is a free, rounded font with bars on the capital "I"?

I'm looking for a rounded font similar to Quicksand, but I want to have a capital "I" that is distinguished from the lowercase "l", which means I need bars. I've found a font that ...
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Sans-serif font with both standalone and circled digits

I am looking for a sans-serif font, preferably a standard Microsoft one, that has digits 1-9 in standalone format (e.g. 1) and also in circled white/black variants (e.g. ① and ❶). Wingdings and ...
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How do I convert multiple SVG files with embedded base64 fonts to a single PDF?

Quite new to graphic design and SVG editing here, so apologies for any mistakes. I have a lot of SVG files of a textbook with embedded base64 font-faces and I want to convert them into a single PDF. ...
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Computer/robot like font

What's a good web-safe font that looks like OCR-A or Westminster? I need a font that represents the way a robot might talk.
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Default font in text frames

I would like to set a default font for all my text frame (Ideally I would also set that the text is justified). I use scribs 1.5.5 on Mac. I went to Preferences > Item Tools > Text and modified ...
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ITC AVANT GARDE Slanted A V & Unique N T & H -

I am not a designer just a person trying to find the right font for a presentation. I love the examples of ITC Avant Garde Gothic Bold but when I look at the actual letters in all the various ...
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How do I protect a typeface I have designed from being pirated? [closed]

I have professional experience at designing typefaces dating back forty years, and I recently designed a new kind of typeface for which I wrote a small user's guide which essentially describes the ...
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Can someone help me identify the fonts highlighted within the red boxes?

What font was used within the red highlighted areas of the included image of KPM 1001 The Mood Modern?
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Can somebody help me identify this Japanese display font?

Font identification websites don't seem to be able to recognize non-latin characters. Google search also hasn't given me any results.
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Photoshop CC 2020: How to change 'Font Selector Menu' size (list of font, show less fonts)

So, as you see, the 'font menu' goes down to the end of the screen. I would like for this menu to show me less fonts, how can I manage this? Thank you. I also don't know what that part with 'EmojiOne' ...
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Showing twelve action buttons without occupying too much space

I want to show user twelve options/buttons such that those options doesn't occupy too much space on screen.I don't want to show icon with each option as it will occupy more space. The buttons contain ...
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When a font misses one letter with a diacritic sign (č) but has another one (š), can I make it display the missing sign?

I would like to use the Gochi Hand font but it misses character "č" that my language uses. However, it displays š, for example, just fine. These letters are formed by combining normal ...
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I'm Having A Problem With my SVG Font Design

This is my first take on making fonts. So, please try to be as elaborate as possible. So, i'm going to try and explain my issue as clean and elaborate as possible. I'm using Inkscape to create my font....
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using fonts that are under (personal use only) license to make commercial coaching notes

I have downloaded a font for personal use only. Can I use it for preparing my commercial coaching notes as if I were a teacher? Those fonts make my notes attractive. Should I buy a commercial license?
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How to reduce space between text lines?

I set the number in red rectangle to zero, but the space between lines is still large. Is there a way to do more? The font is Libre Baskerville.
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Display of an calculator like Texas Instruments or CASIO: suggestions

My question is this: I would reproduce the screen of a graphic calculator like the image below: what might be the possible solutions? I use LaTeX (related question) and I remember that there was a ...
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Choice of font and layout for displaying text in more than one language at a time

It is common to see bilingual books where the text is laid out side by side so that the reader is either reading in language A or language B but not looking at text in both languages at the same time. ...
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Single incorrect glyph when exported to SVG at smaller font size (Illustrator CC)

I'm trying to export an SVG for web use from Illustrator and for some reason the o in this font family (Bilo) refuses to play nicely. This is what it looks like inside of AI. The larger text is 22px, ...
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Font from SVGs based on Unicode

is it possible to create a font if we have all the Unicode characters for the language available in individual SVGs ? I tried using IcoMoon but the output was not as I intended. The top font is the ...
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Default Windows Roboto Alternative

Somewhat similar to this question, I'm looking for an alternative to Roboto. My office is pretty locked down. I can't install any new fonts either on my machine or firmwide, but I love the look of ...
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Where to use which kind of font?

There are Serif fonts like Times New Roman, Slab Serif fonts like Bree Serif, Sans Serif fonts like Calibri, Arial, etc. Times New Roman is well known but here is a sample of Bree Serif: My question ...
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How do I create create stripped glass effect text in illustrator?

I found this image in MoMa website. This poster was designed by Juan Carlos Distéfano in 1964. I try to replicate the effect of the text. Turns out it harder than it looks. Any tips how to achieve ...
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Can someone help me identify this font please?

I don't know what the curves on the edges of the letters are called, and I can't seem to find a similar one. Thanks in advance!
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