Quantity of sorts composing of a complete character set of a single style of a particular typeface.

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Change Chrome's font for a specific website?

Is it possible to change the font in Chrome for a specific website? For example, I want to read Wikipedia with Arial 16, but for all other websites I want to use a default font Segoe UI 14pt. I looked ...
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LibreOffice not recognizing font variants on OS X

I recently installed Source Sans Pro and Fira Sans on my Mac. Source Sans Pro has twelve variants (Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic, Light, Extra Light, etc...) and Fira Sans has 32 (absolutely ...
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How to get the on-screen fonts in Windows 7 to be as sharp as possible?

I am trying to get the on-screen fonts in Windows 7 to be extremely "in-focus". I have played with the ClearType options but the characters seem to lack sharp edges. What settings can I use to produce ...
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English (latin) characters in Chinese texts look odd

I have noticed on some websites from China and other maybe some other countries, have some English text mixed in with them, but the font looks rough and stretched out. Here is an example from ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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Windows 8 missing glyphs / icons

So recently I installed few fonts on my system inorder to design few banners in photoshop so I bulk installed them and when system prompted to replace the existing fonts, I replaced them. Now am not ...
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Annoying low-contrast grey fonts in Google [closed]

Google seems to use by default grey rather than black fonts... This is annoying and inexplicable from the practical point of view: (1) you need a brand-new, high-contrast monitor, and (2) you need a ...
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Changing the default font size of my emails on Yahoo Mail

Don't you know how to change the default font size of my emails on Yahoo Mail? Yahoo changed it like 1 year ago or so and now when I start writing an email the font size is extremely tiny and I have ...
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Liberation fonts not being rendered in Google Chrome on Linux

A few days ago, I installed Fedora Linux 21 on my laptop and the following were installed by default: liberation-serif-fonts-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch liberation-fonts-common-1.07.4-4.fc21.noarch ...
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PDF looks different in Photoshop

When i save a .psd to a Photoshop PDF, some fonts don't look like they looked in Photoshop. They are not completely filled like they are in Photoshop. See the attachments: This is how it looks like ...
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How to add an X11 Core font on RHEL6

I wish to add at least one X11 core font to my RHEL6 system. I want it to be fixed pitch and about the size of a standard 16 popint font (as one would see in, say, MS Word). I can find a hundred ...
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How to tell if a .woff font has hinting? [closed]

I have a .woff font that is rendering very poorly on Windows platforms. I suspect this may be due to a lack of hinting information but I need to make sure. Can you recommend a tool command-line or ...
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How can I identify and install missing character sets for browsers?

In Chrome, Firefox and IE, when looking at certain webpages, I get placeholder characters for some characters that cannot be displayed. Chrome: Firefox: IE: When I open the URL in Microsoft ...
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OS X Yosemite fonts jagged/blurry on external monitor

Anyone have any suggestions on possible fixes for jagged text on my external monitor hooked up to my rMBP? I am using an ASUS MX279H monitor. The text is pretty jagged everywhere. Safari, Messages, ...
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Programs don't load fonts

Since last week some programs don't load their fonts correctly and show other ones instead (see screen-shot). The fonts are in their respective directory and I can open them with the font viewer ...
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How do I change the system typeface/font in Chrome OS (Chromebook)?

Is it possible to change the default system typeface? If so, how?
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Convert text to SVG/vector in a Word document (custom fonts)

I have a couple of custom fonts which I would like to use in a handout I am sending out. However, as a base font I use a custom font that other users will not have installed. Is it possible to embed ...
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Windows 8.1 highdpi - fuzzy fonts on secondary FullHD screen in highdpi optimized apps

I just started using a laptop with a 3k (2880 x 1620) 15" display (MSI GS60 2QE). I've hooked up my FullHD 22" display as a secondary screen and would like to use that side-by-side with the laptop. ...
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How do I make Gothic fonts work with Windows 8?

So I downloaded this font for the Gothic alphabet and supposedly, by restarting my browser (Google Chrome), it would work, assigning each character to its respective Unicode symbol, but after trying ...
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Aging eyes, screen size and resolution

I have a 19" monitor with a native resolution of 1600x900. This provides crisp clear text, but it is too small. My vision is not as good as it once was. In order to see easily I have reduced the ...
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Outlook 2007 Cant Change Chinese Font

Well a strange problem in ms office 2007. We are trying to change the font from Arial Unicode MS to Microsoft Tai Le for Chinese characters and wouldn't you know it ms office just refuses to do it. ...
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Font changed to Fraktur after installing LightDM

I just installed LightDM in front of FluxBox on my Arch machine. After rebooting, the login status bar and FluxBox menus showed up in a Fraktur font, which is tough on the eyes to say the least. The ...
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OpenOffice Writer for OSX exported pdf is missing cyrillic letters

I was using OpenOffice for Ubuntu for a while and I have created many PDFs from the same template. I have recently switched to Mac, installed OpenOffice and created a PDF (Export as PDF) from the same ...
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To whom do I report a font bug in Windows? [duplicate]

Windows 8.1 x64 In apps like the Windows Notepad and Notepad++, when using the font Courier New, Bold Italic, size 9, the lowercase letter "L" is displayed in uppercase. I don't know if the problem ...
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Ugly fonts in IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 14.0 Windows 8.1

I use macType Which renders fonts beautifully elsewhere. I tried to configure through options -Dawt.useSystemAAFontSettings = On -Dswing.aatext = True but nothing helped. In general InteliJ not ...
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How can I use 2 different sizes of the same font in one cell?

For instance, I want to list a person's name in one size font, and his graduation year ('14) in a smaller font.
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Installed all fonts from another laptop - now Power symbol & other symbols are missing

I made the mistake of moving my Font folder from my Windows 7 laptop to my Windows 8.1 laptop and hitting "Install all." Now some of the Symbols aren't appearing - for example the "Power" Symbol on ...
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How do I stop Mac PowerPoint 2011 from using ligatures in font?

I'm working back and forth between Mac Powerpoint and Windows PowerPoint, and I think some problems are being introduced by the ligatures that the Mac automatically uses with its fonts (for example, ...
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Trying to replace fonts in an Xview application

I am using a really old piece of software on my Linux Mint machine. The arrangement of buttons inside the application is messed up because (1) the font size is too large, and (2) likely, the spacing ...
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How to change Visual Studio 2013 Solution Explorer font rendering mechanism?

I am using VS 2013, and I am also using MacType which allows the Windows font rendering to be similar to Mac. In Visual Studio, I can see the Performance Explorer panel font is rendered as I wished. ...
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Where can I get the 'Sweden Sans' font, for Linux? [closed]

This is a new font that's been designed. I wanted to check it out. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/14/sweden-sans-designers-create-national-font “Aesthetics are very important in Sweden ...
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bchb.pfa missing in CentOS 6

With some application, I get the following error message in CentOS 6.6: FreeType: couldn't open face /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript/bchb.pfa: 1 Indeed, when I "ls" this directory it contains ...
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Can I convert the font and SVG to base64 via offline OS X and Linux terminals?

I know how and I can convert the images to base64 via OS X and Linux terminals. But I'm not sure if I can convert the fonts and the SVGs to base64 via offline OS X and Linux terminals. I don't know ...
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Ask Apache FOP to dump information about the fonts its using?

I'm having an issue where Apache's FOP outputs a book with most of its characters represented as the # glyph. I've tried using different variations on the font name, but I have not had success. See ...
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Why does my browser display abnormally few special characters? [duplicate]

I want to insert some special characters in Google Docs. However,there are many that my browser doesn't seem to recognize. How can I get my browser to recognize them?
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rendering pdf documents - fonts - HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) display

I recently bought a new Dell laptop with a high-resolution screen (3200x1800). For my work I have to read and write perhaps 10 hours a day. Coming from a 17 inch 1920x1080 experience, something feels ...
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Delete existing font folder and adding fonts from an Image backup on Windows 7

Can anyone help me to to restore ONLY my font folder to a previous version. I have the restore image backup of my system but dont want to wipe out everything I have. My C:\windows\fonts folder has ...
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Continuing with prior formatting after pasting into Microsoft Word

Lets say I start with the default font in Microsoft Word. Then I copy and paste some text from elsewhere (say a webpage). When I start typing after that, the font is whatever font the copied text had, ...
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Unable to install font using VBScript due to exception “Object Required: 'objFolderItem'”

Here is my script based on How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt? Dim WinFontDir Dim SrcFontDir WinFontDir = "C:\Windows\Fonts" SrcFontDir = "..\fonts.test" Set objShell = ...
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Calibri Font is always Bold

until yesterday the Calibri font has been normal - it has regular, bold, italic styles. However, it changed suddenly. All characters turn out as if they are bold. Clicking the 'Bold' function does not ...
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Convert PDF with embedded fonts to EMF for PowerPoint

Is there a free (i.e. gratis) way to convert a PDF file to Windows EMF (Enhanced Meta File) in such a way that text which uses fonts embedded in the PDF will be rendered the same way in MS Office ...
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Apache FOP does not honor font settings/directory for DocBook

I'm trying to use Microsoft's Arial Unicode font in a DocBook project. The project is using Apache's FOP. FOP is installed in /usr/local/bin/fop-1.1. The Arial_Unicode.ttf font is installed in ...
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Allowing Underprivileged Users to Install Fonts on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've run into this huge issue with a graphic designer. They want to be able to install fonts they have downloaded. This user is a non-admin user on the local machine and a non-admin user on our ...
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Photoshop CC: Missing Fonts on Startup, only a few fonts are displayed as replacement options

I have a Photoshop document which uses some Fonts that I don't have on my Windows PC. When I open the document, I get a Dialog Box called "Missing Fonts", which states: "Some fonts used in this ...
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Not clear/sharp font in Windows after connecting it thru Remote desktop for the 1st time

Today I've logged in thru remote session to my Windows 7 machine for the 1st time. After that I came back and on started working on site (physically on box), bud noticed immediately that my font is ...
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Lost my Fixed width font in chrome in windows 7

Recently i've lost some fonts in windows. Though they show on the fonts list on control panel, they can't be used by google chrome. I believe this happened after I uninstalled some games. If I delete ...
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Enigma of Blogger Font Sizes

In the two articles linked below the font-size is the same, yet the font appears larger and more widely spaced in the first one. Both use the font Georgia, a line-height of 1.4., a font-size of 110% ...
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Is there a mininimum font size setting for Anti-Aliasing for Java apps like Android Studio

When I try to use choose a font for the editor in Android Studio, it doesn't apply Anti-Aliasing on fonts for smaller sizes. With the Ubuntu Mono font Anti-Aliasing only appears after size 20, other ...
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Convert from different colors to different fonts?

I have been sent a docx-document (that I can convert intro HTML if you want) in 3 different colors: black, blue and green. The colors are different because the stand for different things. But I want ...
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How to a add a Unicode Range in FontForge?

I would like to add '🖁' to an existing font. It is in Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs (Range: 1F300–1F5FF). But while the Range is listed in: I can't find it in: