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The version of Consolas you used is Microsoft Consolas; it is not the latest version, but that's irrelevant to the difference between the two renderers. The Microsoft Windows sample appears to be using ClearType, which uses the font hinting, which was made by the font designer. Microsoft Consolas indeed does have an x-height of 6 pixels at size 10. The ...


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Let's say it like this: You cannot define a font substitution in Scribus. It's Scribus that will ask you to pick a substitute font, when it detects a missing font. The list you have found in the preferences, is only there to allow you remove a substitution that you have set. If you now have the font installed or if you want to pick a different font. If ...


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I'm afraid that just part of the job. The individual characters of two fonts can differ in many ways. I can't really see a way to systematically categorize fonts to avoid this issue. Even changing from one version of a font to another can cause your text to reflow. Once you have begun fine tuning your layout it's almost impossible to change the font without ...


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It's 光朝 released by Morisawa. You can use it partially freely in the form of web font via their TypeSquare service. I'm very sure that it is an adaptation of 築地初号仮名, a classic old-style typeface in Japanese metal type history. It has a lot of modern revivals (so is your もじくみ仮名) as much as Caslon and Garamond do, so you can easily find similar fonts. ...


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Some typographic traditions call for the use of these fractioned spaces. For example, in French. To add to Lucian's answer, using these spaces to replace a double-space for example, will sometimes improve your workflow. For example, I typically find/change double spaces to single space from client material, but we typically need to use a double space ...


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There's more than EM and EN spaces (see below). These are used in advanced typesetting to create optical adjustments between elements or to avoid using repeated spaces. So instead of typing Space multiple times to move something, you can use an EM space to have a clean file with no repeated spaces. In extreme cases you can use an EM space with a blown up ...


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Think as a client. Design it like you are the person who needs it and make it better till you feel that it is the best for your need.


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Try Knights (in english) is Copperplate. Many foundries offer a variation of it. Simply search for it online.


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The original Garamond didn’t start as a font. It was a lettertype, on a very old version of the printing press, back in the 1500’s (yes, Garamond is that old). Old lettertypes such as Garamond were not just images on a screen, they first had to be carved out of steel. Now, beyond the difficulty in manipulating metal back in the 1500s, each of these sets of ...


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This isn't using the standard TeX Computer Modern font family: it seems to be some kind of Garamond. My guess is that this is either EB Garamond 12, or Adobe Garamond, or Adobe Garamond Premier, all of which have a standard default italic 'k' that looks just like this.


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Expert set fonts are additional fonts sold with professional font families. Often they would have genuine small caps as the lower-case, text figures for the numerals, swash capitals in the capital positions (in italic), and maybe ligatures at some codepoint or other (font design studios used to have standards for those; I've checked an old manual for ...


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First, you need to use a font which has that symbol. A font may or may not have indian characters, and if it doesn't, no shortcut's going to work. Second, Windows shortcuts won't necessarily have the same effect in Illustrator. If that shortcut is assigned to some other action in Illustrator, or that character in that font file has a code assigned different ...


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Select the text tool; Position your text cursor in the place that you want your currency symbol to be; Open Type > Glyphs; In the panel, scroll through your current typeface until you find your desired symbol; Double-click the icon and it will appear in the place of your text cursor. Also works for other symbols you can't type directly. The Glyphs panel is ...


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PE stands for Pan-European and refers to the character set or variety of glyphs you will find in the font. For example, there is an interesting article about the development of Skolar Sans PE here: https://www.rosettatype.com/blog/2016/02/02/Skolar-Sans-Pan-European From Fontshop: https://www.fontshop.com/content/language-support Pan-European 1 (W06) ...


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You end up buying them - that's the long and the short of it. You look in the font file, and somewhere there will be information on the font foundry which created it, or you look up online, and you purchase as much of the font as you need - if you're not an active graphic designer using this font in a wide range of applications, you may get by with the ...


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Logos are usually designed specifically for the title -- so you won't find a font that will be able to write out the name. Sometimes people make full fonts based on a title like "Jurassic Park" Something like GN Kill Gothic U might be a good start and then you would have to change the kerning and maybe add some flourishes in Illustrator or Photoshop.


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It looks like a mix of the Very Common Invoice Font For Thermal Print and The Most Common Receipt Font of Cash Register But the ReceiptFont website has plenty of other receipt fonts. As user287001 said, you might not find an exact match because the font might be custom to the manufacturer.


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I have to agree with Scott about the fresh eyes. However, I usually ask a friend or family member for an opinion. They don't know anything about design, and I don't always agree with their opinion, but I find this usually pushes me into making a decision. If I agree with them I feel good going in that direction, and when I don't, their opinion sort of makes ...


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There is no standard definition of "Pro" or "Expert" fonts. It was a term that started in the early 2000's when many foundries updated their fonts to include a wider character range and OpenType features. However there was no consensus between foundries on which character set or which features constituted an expert font, so currently the term means generally ...


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You've probably read about commercial typefaces (as opposed to free fonts), which generally can include: more weights grouped into families (eg. not just bold and regular) more glyphs (eg. extended language sets, russian, german, french, asian sets) specialized glyphs (eg. math symbols, icons) ligatures (eg. google this) better kerning and optical ...


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If I like 2 solutions for the same thing, I will eventually just pick one and move forward. I will rarely consult with the client in a situation like this to avoid generating new ideas. Whatever I've picked, I will know it was good anyway. I step back and look at the same thing again in a few days and make changes if possible. This is particularly easy in ...


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Picasso was touring an elementary school and viewing the artwork the children had on display. He was amazed at how good it all was. He asked the teacher... "What are you teaching these children such that they are all fantastic artists?" To which, the teacher replied, "I simply know when to take things away from them." At some point, experience ...


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Logos are often actually drawings. Even when they look out writing they can be outlined text and the outlines are here and there tweaked to make them unique. But this looks like Adobe Garamond Pro Bold, only kerned tightly.


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