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

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What font does Windows use in dialog boxes?

I was wondering what font Windows uses in dialog boxes, such as this one:
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Browsers can't display emoji 🏻, how to fix

Both IE11 and Firefox can't display this emoji: 🏻 can be seen here. All I can see is a rectangle in IE11 and a rectangle with alphanumeric characters inside in Firefox. Is there any way fix this? I ...
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Vim insert mode changes the font defined in ~/.Xresources

Background I am running Arch Linux with the i3 WM. I am trying to customize the font in Xterm by editing ~/.Xresources as every online resource online has told me to. What i have done I add the ...
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chrome fonts - mess up my site

When I'm using large/very large fonts - my elements on the HTML looks differently whenever I use small/medium fonts. Any idea how to over come it?
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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Can you change menu background color and font size of the Chrome browser?

I know you can change elements of web pages and some aspects of the outer "chrome" via custom themes, font family settings, etc. What I can't seem to find is any way to change the background of the ...
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In Sublime Text, for syntax-specific preferences, how do you enable increase/decrease font size with CTRL+Mousewheel

I am normally able to use CTRL+MouseWheel to increase and decrease the font size in Sublime Text (I am using Sublime Text 3). This behavior appears to be on by default. When I am in an editor window ...
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Windows 10 updates & changes font back to microscopic

my laptop is <2 years old. Purchased with W 8.1 and upgraded to W 10. Windows 8.1 had tiny fonts but I was able to change the size by going to Tool icon (Settings) and System Display.. Changed a ...
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Install font complains about Unlicensed font [closed]

I have a set of fonts, which I would like to install on my Windows 8 system. My user-account has administrator privileges, but the original administrator is different. When I install 5,6 or any ...
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What font is Windows 10 using to display exotic unicode characters that other programs don't?

In windows 10 search bar, in Edge and even in other browsers like Chrome, exotic Unicode characters, such as 𐤀𐤁𐤂𐤃... from Phoenician or other dead languages, are displaying nicely for me. ...
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Why can't ImageMagick read any fonts on my machine?

I'm trying to run montage. montage `ls ?.png` `ls ??.png` -tile 6x3 -geometry 32x32 tile.jpg But I am getting this error regarding fonts. montage: unable to read font `(null)' @ ...
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Change the Chrome default font [closed]

I installed a new font on my Windows 10 machine, and it seems to have become the default font in Google Chrome. How can I restore Chrome's default font?
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Inconsistent font baseline on Linux for some fonts

Some fonts on Linux render like in the picture, i.e. some characters are higher up/lower down than others. Is this due to bad rendering or a bad font? Any tips to fix it? (In case it helps: I took the ...
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How to use colored font files in Windows?

Some font files contain color information inside them. That is, the font itself is not black and white like ordinary fonts, but it has actual colors and images stored inside it, which Windows seems ...
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Visio 2016 : change effective default font?

I found a MS doc page for Visio 2007 that precisely expresses my problem: When I change the font, Visio doesn't use the new font in my shapes Symptoms When you change the font in the ...
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Paleo-Hebrew (Ancient Hebrew) font isn't equivalent with modern Hebrew keys in Win10

I've installed the Paleo-Hebrew (PH) alphabet font in my Win10. I can use it in MS word after installation but the problem is the PH Alef (𐤀) Isn't eqivalent to the MH Alef (א). Moreover, when I go ...
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Windows 10 individual system font size change

This question provides context: Windows 10 system font size change In this question is a way to increase system font size by 25%. Also, in liked help I found "create a custom DPI scale". Open ...
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Does merging fonts via FontForge replace existing characters?

As the title clearly states, I am not sure how Merge Fonts feature works in FontForge. We all know that DroidSans.ttf in the android system does not support all special characters. That's why I want ...
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How to correctly reset Windows 7 screen DPI back to normal (Smaller 100%)?

Using the control panel Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Display (partly displayed in the screenshot below), I first changed the DPI from the "Smaller 100%" setting to the "Medium 125%" setting, ...
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How do I find out and add necessary extra fonts to wine?

I'm trying to use Balsamiq Mockups under Wine It kind of works. This is what it should look like (running on a Mac): Here's what it does look like (running under Wine on Arch Linux): (ignore ...
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Re-enable squamous (zalgo) text in Firefox?

I have fond memories of 2009, with text bleeding into lines above and below. People continue to use those combining diacritics to this day, for dramatic effect, but I can no longer enjoy them. ...
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Fonts show up in apps on Windows/OSX with different names. How can I stop/fix this?

This has been an ongoing problem for the past year working in a shop with mostly macs. (while I and another user are on windows machines) ex: I get a powerpoint document that was exported from ...
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Japanese displays weirdly in chrome

When I use chrome, hiragana and katakana renders in this washed-out and thin font. I've checked the font settings and even downloaded the advanced font settings--where the non-kanji renders fine for ...
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How can I remove the pre-installed fonts in GIMP?

When using the text tool and fonts in GIMP the dropdown menu contains hundreds of pre-installed fonts (that I have never used). I have trouble finding the fonts I personally have installed ...
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Display Chinese characters, Japanese characters or North East Asian characters vertically

I recently needed to type Chinese characters vertically on LibreOffice. So I was searching around the web, but the info is either outdated or not helpful. So I'd like to share how I did it. If you ...
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Cut-paste produces squares from a PDF created with GNU Ghostscript

A PDF from the net looks fine in Chrome or PDF reader/editor, viz: However, if I try to copy-paste that page, either to MS word or a text editor, this is what I get: I tried the suggestions of ...
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Maintaining Chosen Font Style While Replying In-line

Frequently I need to respond to emails with bunch of inline comments. Say the email came written in TimesNewRoman-11, and my default font for composing emails is the same. If I use my default font, ...
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Microsoft Word font versions not compatible

My wife uses the Britannic Bold font to print some labels. She cannot print them on my computer because mine does not have the same font. She is using Word 2010, which has version 1.1 of the font, ...
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Recovering fonts in win 8.1 using command prompt & powershell failed

In Windows 8 after restarting my fonts were messed up so I tried to recover my fonts using powershell but it gives me the error: object reference not set to an instance ... I was trying to remove ...
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Does OS X have a system command for activating/deactivating fonts?

I'm looking for a OS X El Capitan system command for activating/deactivating fonts. I've found atsutil but it doesn't fit to what I expected. Do you know another commands for font activation?
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Weird font issue in IE and Chorme, but not Firefox, on certain websites

A few sites look really bad when viewed in IE. Can anyone tell what's the cause for this? This specific website uses a font called "Helevetica (Neue)" which we don't have on our systems but why ...
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Windows 7: install True Type or Open Type font version?

Some fonts that I'm interested in using have both TrueType .ttf and OpenType .otf versions available. The fonts are commercial and high quality (there won't be any TTF simply renamed or re-wrapped as ...
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How to change font of all in-text citations in Word 2011?

I've got a large .doc file with 20+ citations. I now want to change the font of the in-text citations (so not the bibliography part at the end of the document). How do I do this fast and easy? I ...
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Chinese characters encoded in GB18030 shown as garbled form on Windows 10

An acquaintance of mine installed a Chinese version of the game Dungeon and Fighter on his Windows 10 computer. The installation is successful, except the fact that the Chinese characters appeared in ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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How can I change terminal font size in i3 on arch linux?

I installed xorg, I can successfully startx and I installed i3 on arch linux. How can can I change, or more specifically; increase the size, in the default terminal in i3? From the i3wm documentation ...
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Update font rendering software

I don't understand how all these softwares fit together to render font. There's x server, freetype, fontconfig, cairo. Or how I can update them and point the existing software to the new components. ...
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How to Reduce the Boldness Slightly for Cambria Font in Word?

I have a document where I use Cambria and would've preferred not to have used bold at all but I can't use caps so persistently in the following setup (font size is 10 throughout): Title: all-caps ...
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Can I import a single unicode character or unicode character set into MS Word 2010?

I am trying to paste a latin insular capital letter t (https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRfztxlipDzKUS0YjVKb0I2fHYJUTCZiwub5Cr5NAcAVvECsiwMZe-Oa9U) into a Word document - which is ...
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Fixing font colour and borders in GTK

I am using XFCE on Arch. I have been trying to do some theming but having a couple of issues. I have tried tweaking some values in gtkrc-2.0 and even reinstalling xfce and arch. I can't seem to ...
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Make PNG image out of SVG Font

I am using SVG font for icons in my website, this is what it currently looks like: I need to make an image out of this, so I can set the icon of the website <link rel="shortcut icon" href="path ...
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Removing character spacing from all powerpoint slide using VBA

I would appreciate any help on this. I'm trying to remove the character spacing (I.e. need it to be normal not condensed or expanded) from all text in power point slides. Could not find the code to do ...
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How to make all browsers on my Windows unable to display a certain language

I have windows desktop. I have Chrome (which I use the most often), Edge, Explorer, Firefox and so on. I tried deleting some fonts files but that didn't work. Maybe deleting fonts is not the ...
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Is there a default font setting in windows 8?? can I change it to dejavu fonts? [duplicate]

I hate the default ugly font on windows. I don't if there's a setting on windows 8 for default font. If I change it to some other fonts. the font will be used everywhere in the system for text ...
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Automate switching between “complex” font styles in Word

I'm writing learning journals for my school programming project, and I need to constantly switch between using Calibri, 12pt for my main text, and Courier, 11pt for the embedded code. First I was ...
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Is it possible that a specific browser does not support some unicode?

I wrote a HTML5/CSS/JS application which displays some text in Droid Sans (loaded directly from Google at page load). When developing under Windows, unicode characters are displayed correctly in ...
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How to set a global default font in mIRC?

According to the mIRC documentation, you can set the font on a per window basis. I would like to know if it's possible to set it globally, so that any new window that is opened will used that font ...
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Paste colors but not font in MS Word

I'm writing technical documentation for which I will need to copy a lot of code, often at a line per line rate like this: Some descriptional text var date = DateTime.Now(); Some descriptional text ...
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Default font - Windows 7 [duplicate]

I want to make Times New Roman the default font on my Windows 7 machine. I can find how to change fonts, but not how to set a default font. Does anyone know, please?
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PC fails to load fonts, totally unreadable

Lost all fonts in Windows 8.1 Pro, so cannot follow the instructions to copy from a clean PC to the problem one, as I cannot read anything at all on the PC, even the login screen, in order to ...