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Questions about web fonts; online resources developed specifically to allow for a wider variety of dependably available fonts for web site designs. Web fonts can help define brand identity as well as give sites a unique and stylish look. Ask anything about designing with, or for web fonts.

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Closest match to Phosphate Pro on Adobe Fonts

Does anyone know of a similar font to Phosphate Pro Solid that is on Adobe Fonts?
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Modify the width of each digit (0, 1, ..., 9) of a TTF font

We have designed an interface with the Montserrat font, but for many numeric displays (think of a calculator display), the fact that the digits don't have the same letter width and don't align ...
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Why are some glyphs slightly taller/shorter than others in the same font?

Occasionally, I'll browse to a page where some of the glyphs are rendered slightly taller or shorter than the others. Today's example is from a column of stock prices: Notice that the '1', '4', '5', ...
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Fonts similiar to those in the ECMA-357 2nd standard?

Are there fonts that match those used in the ECMA-357 2nd edition document? Follows my attempts to discover the font: I have searched for ECMA-357 in the TC39 GitHub and found no matching ...
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OTS Error for Black Future Font in React Application

I am encountering a perplexing issue with the Black Future font in my React application and am seeking assistance to resolve it. Below, I have detailed the problem, my troubleshooting efforts, and ...
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What Japanese font is this used in the TeikouPenguin YT channel opening?

what is font used in the opening of the テイコウペンギン youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/@teipen.official/videos Ive tried using font recognizers but nothing...
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How do you find web fonts with good support for the OpenType frac feature?

I'm working on a website that'll have fractions in it, and I'd like to use the OpenType frac feature to format them well. CSS provides the font-variant-numeric:diagonal-fractions property to turn this ...
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How can I fix the height difference between letters in a custom ttf that is rendered in HTML?

I am trying to create a custom ttf file using font forge. The purpose of building a single custom ttf file is to use all alpha-numeric characters (a-zA-Z0-9) of the 3 fonts as 1 font file. . The fonts ...
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I want to use a font's "bold" variant as "regular" (for example in Keynote), how can I do this?

I found a really lovely font that I want to use. It has several variants: Sadly, the "Bold" options feels much too heavy for me, I'd rather use "Semibold" instead. And while I can ...
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How do I specify a chess symbol from Google Sans Symbol 2?

How do I have a web page in which most things are from Noto Sans Mono but some symbols, like the chess white bishop U+2657 (or ♗) comes from Noto Sans Symbol 2? I tried going to the Noto Sans Symbol 2 ...
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Looking for a Font That "Speaks" with a Brooklyn Accent

I am in the process of a designing a cover for a book. I have been searching for a font that "speaks" with a Brooklyn accent, if you know what I mean, for use in the title. I thought of the ...
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Why does the extended version of the Lato font have different proportions to the original version?

I have downloaded Lato from Google Fonts, which is the original version. Lato was later extended to include more characters, and this version can be found at latofonts.com (among other locations). I'...
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Checking which Font is compatible for maximum browsers

Wanted to know about if Public sans is compatible for all browser or operating systems? and how i can check browser compatibility of any fonts?
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What font is this [closed]

Just a simple question: what font is this and where can I find it for free?
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What web font services are there? [closed]

As a small website building shop, I'm looking for some sort of agency account at a web font services to be able to pitch/show/stage typography in websites to potential customers. Used to have an ...
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Can Someone Identify This Serif Font?

I'm trying to figure out what this font is. It looks similar to Cormorant and Adobe Jenson, but it's not quite it. I've attached the example. Thank you! I really appreciate it!
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How to remove unused glyphs from a font?

I tried using fontforge to remove unused glyphs in order to make font file size lower. I removed them from a woff file and exported as woff, but the result was low quality. Any advice?
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How to fix mobile web browsers displaying fonts strangely in svg format?

I created a logo using Adobe Illustrator CC (100% up to date) on a Mac in svg format, using both text and graphics. The svg logo displays fonts properly in desktop browsers (see first image below), ...
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How do I delete these 3 extra font glyphs? FontForge seems to be adding them after save

In FontForge, I cannot delete these 3 glyphs no matter what I try. The glyph info on each is: 104 (0x68) U+???? ".notdef" 105 (0x69) U+???? "glyph1" 106 (0x6a) U+???? "...
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Should we update brand typography and/or logo before web redesign?

We're expecting our website to be redesigned by Feb '22. Alongside web refresh we're updating our photography, colour palette (minimal change), logo and fonts. Currently we're using different ...
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Is there a free "Part-Handwriting" Font?

Are there fonts that try to straddle the boundary between computer fonts (serif, non-serif, monospace) and hand-written fonts? I am thinking of something more casual than a precise computer font but ...
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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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Looking for a free font set that is like Helvetica Now Display

Which one is the closet out there? I want extra bold, extra light, bold, regular and medium. Thanks :)
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Combine Helvetica Neue (or derivatives) with Open Sans (or PT Sans)

I am currently working on a logo (word mark) for a client. I compared different sans serif fonts and narrowed it down to Helvetica, Neue Helvetica and Neue Haas Unica. Although the client is a startup,...
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Fallback web fonts for unicode circles (●◐○)

To display a rating on a web page, I would like to use unicode circles, for example: ●●●◐○ This uses the following code points from the geometric shapes unicode block: ● U+25CF (BLACK CIRCLE) ◐ U+25D0 ...
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How to read and write a font file?

Lately I have been getting into font creation, and for the most part, I have been using software and website (such as fontstruct). While these websites give me some control over the fonts, they do not ...
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How to remove background size from svg file made with illustrator?

I am experimenting with making svg files in illustrator and using them in my html website. But the problem is when i paste my svg code in my html file it has the background size of the artboard of ...
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What is a good alternative Google Fonts font to Samsung One? [closed]

I'm going to give a Google Slides presentation to a small private group (this will not be used in public). It's related to Samsung, and so I wanted to use a font similar to their new typeface, ...
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Font licenses in portfolio projects

As a beginner graphic designer, I have some stupid questions about font licenses. I'm just learning and building my portfolio based on my own imaginary projects. I don't have any projects for clients ...
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Need help Identifying Font

I am trying to identify this font name from the last few days. Can someone help me, please?
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Web font with Unicode Support ⸵▬ ℩ɟ [closed]

I'm digitizing an ancient math book for the web. Thus I'm looking for a monospace or serif font that supports unicode characters. Everson Mono was perfect but it is not allowed to be embedded in ...
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Self-hosted, web-based typeface management? [closed]

I'm a web designer/developer, and I use linux. Linux has always been pretty poor with font management, and none of the options will even read woff2 files. Almost all my font management is for ...
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What typeface is used by MacOS to render unicode glyphs?

What font is being used in the following screenshot (on a latest MacOS/Safari) to render the unicode glyphs? The screenshot is taken from the page http://www.alanwood.net/demos/wingdings.html Is ...
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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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I've problem on Bearing of a ligature with next letter typed after it in Unicode font

I'm new to font developing with FontForge; I'm sorry if I use any technical words incorrectly. I've created a ligature with two glyphs. When the glyphs are typed separately they maintain the spacing ...
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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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Which font is used in this image? [closed]

What font is this ? Can anyone help me to find the font used in this image ?
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Downloaded font not showing colors, only shape / contour

I've downloaded a couple of fonts - Abelone and Playbox, but neither of the font colors or designs are showing up in Illustrator. They are just showing in all black/solid colors: They should show the ...
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Saving images for web with text

At my work I create assets for web. We have been saving images that are 686 x 391 px. I’ve noticed that the quality of images with text isn’t as good. Is there a recommended size for images with text ...
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Which sans-serif pairs are good using typeface Foco for headlines?

I am kind of struggling with pairing right sans-serif typeface for body text. I need to use Foco for headlines for certain reasons. So far I didn't like anything I tried and I feel stuck. I would be ...
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What are the best font-paring and complimentary accent color for a brand that uses Old English font and dark blue (#001d3b)?

I have a project developing a web app for a school which it's brand and identity using Old English MT font and color #001d3b (dark blue in the image). The problem I'm having and currently bugs me is, ...
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Font rendering blurry in browser

So hopefully this is the right form for this question. I'm not much of a designer however on a site I'm working on, I noticed that on my "404" page, the text appears blurry on chrome, and a lot more ...
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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 256 Distinguishable Characters (For Binary Files)

I am creating a hexadecimal binary file editor similar to https://hexed.it/. However, for my text editor, I would like to have there be a separate distinguishable character for each of the 256 ...
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Font Family Similar to Unitext

I really like the Unitext font by Monotype, but I'm trying to avoid web fonts with page view restrictions and counters. Can anyone suggest an alternative, paid or otherwise, that might fit the bill.
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Is HBO's "Street 2" font family publicly available or is it a branded font?

I have seen that the global HBO website uses a font called "Street 2". I've been looking for references to that font, but so far I have not found anything. Is it a font available to the public or is ...
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Emoji support for chrome on linux [closed]

I am on a CentOS 7 machine, I want to take a PDF export of my website that has emojis in it using puppeteer (that internally used Chromium). But natively, very few emojis are supported on linux, and ...
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Choose glyphs for webfont

I am using a font to build a website. The design uses a font that has several glyphs for the same letter "a" and I need to use a specific one. The issue I have is to choose between the two once the ...
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DIN Alternate font

I want to use a DIN Alternate font in a web application, however I couldn't find any license information about it. Does it also differ from FF DIN? UPD: I also have a .ttf file which states copyright ...
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can you identify this font? [closed]

so I am looking to find the fonts thats being used on the cartier.co.uk website or as similar as possible? here's the 2 fonts I am looking for - thank you! :)
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