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Questions tagged [web-fonts]

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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Web font that supports “all” white space characters?

Is there web font that supports preferably all white space characters without being overly large (as file size)? I just learned the hard way that the font used in my project does not - and to my ...
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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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Good pairing for Phenomena font?

I'm trying to find a good pairing for the main font that I've chosen for a website, namely the Phenomena font from Fontfabric: I'm using this font for the Headings and Titles, and I'm trying to find ...
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How to work with text line height in Adobe Photoshop to create proper margin between text and content below?

My question is about using Photoshop for a web design. For an example, let's say that we have text header "Hello World! second line it’s a test line" and image right below that text. Just for an this ...
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Recreate my text-based vector logo in HTML/CSS

I know that this could also be posted for the coders, however I figured a lot of you stepped in each other's backyards from time to time so here goes: I'm using the Twentyseventeen WordPress theme ...
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Beauty font, can someone help me to find this font?

can someone help me, whats font the letter "P" 2 days i spend my time to find this font, but nothing :( pls help me, thanks. *sorry my english is too bad
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this font is really amazing, but dont know, help pls [closed]

can someone help me to find this font, this font is really good, but i cant find this font because the file is pdf. thanks.
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Is there a free Helvetica Neue Extended alternative?

Does anybody know a free web font which is a good alternative to the Helvetica Neue Extended? We need it for the headlines on a new website.
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playing with fonts before installing them

For a logo and website design I would like to browse and try a lot of different fonts from https://fonts.google.com or a similar site before I pick some possible candidates. But I find it too tedious ...
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Is font hinting still relevant?

I've been Googling articles on the relevance of hinting, but most of the ones I've read are dated back to 2011 at best and the nineties at worst, which could mean they're outdated. Is hinting still ...
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How to access Arabic BEH initial form, from a font that places the glyph in a non-conventional place unicode slot

(I'm new to both Arabic, and doing things related to Unicode, so I might be overlooking some glaring detail.) So, I'm using the SIL font Lateef, and want to access the BEH initial form glyph, in HTML....
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Template vendor using unique fonts

I am wondering, whether there is a template vendor who sells templates with unique fonts, not only those overused and notoriously known like Helvetica, Open Sans, or any other of the free Google fonts ...
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What font has this weird H?

Can anyone tell me what font this is? I have looked everywhere and I can't find it. I tried some of the websites for finding the font in an image but they all get it wrong. The "H" is what I have been ...
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Can someone help me find a sans-serif font with points over uppercase “i” (“I”)?

The "I" character in that font should have a circle/disc/bullet above it, just like "i". I need this font to use it as the default font for my Blogger blog posts.
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Free fonts similar to ITC Clearface and Romana

I'm trying to test some fonts for my project and I've found "ITC Clearface" and "Romana" font adequate for project requirements, I've searched in "Google fonts" and a few other free font sources but I ...
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Are there any free Thai fonts that I can use for the web? [closed]

I work at a web agency and need a Thai web font. I've already found Tahoma, but my boss wanted me to find an alternative license free font for the web.
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Converting OFL licensed Fonts to WOFF

I would like to convert a font which uses the Open Font License to WOFF for use on a web site. My understanding is that this conversion probably contravenes the license. However, I have also read ...
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Font viewer for Windows (a Character Map alternative) with CSS

I have a strong need in a Windows utility like Character Map with a feature of showing CSS classnames for the characters. That's because I use icon libraries e.g. Ionicons or Font Awesome in my ...
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How to reduce the vertical bounding box of a font?

I just extracted Twitter's iconography glyph font (before the new redesign) to also keep it in history (because I also much love it than the new one imho) and also study and use it on my Twitter UX ...
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How to know whether a font is paid or free?

This question is an extension of my previous question. I had used Chevin Light and Chevin Bold in my project after downloading it from a website. Later I came to know that they are licensed fonts and ...
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What Arabic web font is this website using?

Can you help me find what kind of Arabic web font this website is using?
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Good fonts for a webpage [closed]

I am making a modern web page and I cannot find any websites that will lead me to fonts that are available on google, may someone please suggest some google fonts for a modern design web page? Thanks ...
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what are some good fonts to combine with Forza?

I have a client who is overusing Forza, for all headers, body, etc. I'd really like to mix it up but I am not good with fonts. Any ideas?
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PS font does not match HTML font

On my mac I use font 'Open Sans' Semibold which translate to: font-family: "Open Sans"; font-size: 14px; font-weight: 600; line-height: 16px; using CSShat plugin. The result in HTMl doesn't look the ...
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How do I get the menlo font onto Google Docs?

I want to get the menlo font onto Google docs but it's not in Google fonts. It looks like this: The big brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs. However, it's not available. I need it because that's ...
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How to save a sharp logo for my website

I'm pretty new to photoshop and illustrator and trying to create a simple text-based logo to use on my web site, for example: http://codepen.io/d3wannabe/pen/BWrbZa You get wildly different versions ...
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Image text showing blurry on website

Designed a banner for my website. 2120 x 550 is the resolution that I need. It looks ok for normal view. When I upload it to my website, Image text showing blurry. Any solution? Working example http:...
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Incorrect paths in icon font generated from SVG

I have a collection of simple SVG icons exported from Illustrator. These contain just a <path> element to conform the icon itself and no borders. The original SVG format seems to be correct but ...
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Why Roboto kerning doesn't work properly on web?

I'm trying to fix this problem with Roboto regular kerning, but it doesn't work. Does anyone know where is the problem? Why font isn't the same as in my Adobe programs?
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Illustrator: how to open SVG with embedded font

I have an SVG file with an embedded Chinese font. The font in the SVG file can be displayed successfully in the web browsers, but when I want to use Illustrator to edit the SVG file, the font just can'...
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Finding header font with Chrome's dev tools? [duplicate]

I've googled this but this info seems hard to find. Is there a way to identify header fonts using dev tools? I can get the body text, but clicking the various tabs (including COMPUTED) does not ...
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How to generate one font file consisting of multiple font weights (i.e. multiple font files)?

I have multiple font files, each of a different weight. The problem arises when they are used in, applications and Wordpress. For example, they appear like this: [family] [weight] - sailec-...
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Unable to perfect center font awesome in Sketch 3

I am making a small infographic on a website in sketch 3. I am using font-awesome and trying to center an icon in the middle of the circle. But I realised it can't be done because there is a small ...
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Font renders differently on my laptop than on colleagues laptops

I'm using <link href="https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Raleway:400,700,800" rel="stylesheet"> Or https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Raleway font-weight:400 is the base, regular font ...
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How to view webfont files (ttf, woff, woff2, eot) on a mac?

Does anyone know how to view webfont file formats (ttf, woff, woff2, eot) on a Mac? I've been sent some files and would like to view them so I can make sure all the formats are correct.
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General-purpose fonts for beginners?

I'm a programmer and a beginner in graphic design. When learning design, I found it very hard for me to decide which font to use in my website. In fact, when viewing separately(i.e. not in a side-by-...
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How do we stop others using our licensed web-fonts?

I need to use the font "Folio" on my website. I need a version of this font which I would like to store on my website so that the browser of my readers can download it and use it to render the text as ...
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Using Google Fonts with only CSS access?

In the free version of Cargo Collective, I'm able to edit the complete CSS, but not the HTML of my site. Assuming I stick to the free version and thus remain able to only edit/add to the CSS, is there ...
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Support for Stag Sans font for use on website

I am looking into the different font file types that are available for the font Stag Sans to work out if it is supported by the major browsers. According to the Can I use website, different browsers ...
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Pinyin font with larger diacritics

Where can I find a Pinyin don't with larger than normal diacritics? When positioned next to Chinese characters, e.g.. in a list, they would make the intonation of the characters more obvious. (Many ...