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

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How can I change default font in Windows 10?

I would like to change the default font in Windows 10 that is used by web browsers or websites. I installed some fonts on my system and now websites that use my system default font, like Yahoo ...
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Change the DEFAULT console window font in Windows 10

How do I change the default console font in Windows 10? I have already made the change to "Cmd.exe", but the problem is I also execute a lot of other console applications by directly executing them ...
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How to make urxvt and emacs display fonts the same way?

Here's an image of emacs (left) and urxvt (right) displaying contents of the same file. Note how urxvt characters are shorter, wider, and (to me) not as pleasing to the eye. On some systems ...
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Why do fonts look better in firefox (waterfox) than they do in notepad++?

If font rendering is handled by the OS for both my web browser (firefox / waterfox), and my text editor (notepad++), why do they look so much worse in the text editor? I see the same subpixel ...
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Gibberish text copied from PDF

I have a PDF converted/exported from Pages.app. When I copy text (English) from PDF and paste it in email/text editor/or Illustrator etc. the text appear to be gibberish (squares with cross and random ...
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Start a gnome-terminal at a certain position, certain size and font size

Before I start I have looked around and cannot find a solution to my problem. You may think this is similar to other questions but please read all the way through. So what I want to do is write a ...
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Firefox 40.0.2 ignores downloadable fonts

I am using Firefox 40.0.2. In the Options > Fonts > Advanced, I have the box for "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above" checked, and in the about config, I have ...
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Fonts in windows 10 gone dark

my windows 10 is having a problem these days. all my fonts in "wireless network" section and in "Start" section gone dark. it used to be white, but one day it changed to dark :| check the attach ...
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Firefox - Jagged / Blurry / Fuzzy / Ugly Font Issue - Windows 7

Problem: Fuzzy text, Blurry text, Ugly text in Firefox (since long, current version being used is v38.0.5) on Windows 7 (fully updated) BUT not in Chrome Browser Problem occurs in some web-fonts ...
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How to enforce browsers not to download unnecessary fonts?

While inspecting Google Chrome's cache, I found that many of the downloaded fonts are actually already installed and available in the system. For example, In Ubuntu, all Ubuntu fonts are available. ...
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Fonts in modern website shows problems in every browser, how to solve?

Platform: win7, x64, radeon hd7450, windows aero off, cleartype full off. So, i tried any of major browsers and all they shows problems like that. in chrome problems persists too. The problem is ...
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Why is my Windows 10 system replacing system font (typically a sans-serif like Arial) with another typeface?

This problem occurred after an update from Windows 8 to Windows 10. Several different apps (shown are Carbonite Backup, and Atlassian SourceTree) have replaced a standard sans-serif font (I think ...
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All text changed to symbols in Windows 10 - Emergency

I booted my computer and now this is what I'm looking at. It's like my system font was set to Marlett. Furthermore, certain apps are unaffected, such as Chrome, Settings, (most of) TeamViewer, ...
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Windows 10 font rendering problems

Installing Windows 10 on a new PC for a friend. After the install, the menu fonts render poorly and in general fonts throughout all applications look really poor. Example: Tried upgrading the ...
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Why is my font displaying so thin and almost unreadable?

My font is really thin to the point where it is nearly unreadable. Does anyone know a fix for this? My operating system is Windows 10 and this only happens on certain sites, yahoo and Stack ...
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Unable to install fonts on Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10 x64 Pro and I'm unable to preview or install fonts. When I try to preview a font (double click or Right Click >> Preview), I get an error message that reads "The requested ...
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Need help to restore menu/submenu glyphs?

Hi can anyone tell me how to go about restoring the glyphs in windows 10 menus and submenus?? I was messing about with fonts and seems I did something that nobbled that font.. ?? I have little ...
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Print a list of all fonts used in all documents in a directory

Suppose you have a directory which contains (perhaps in sub-directories) Word 2000 (.doc) files. Now I want to analyze which fonts are actually used by a specific user. So, how can I scan this ...
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Segoe UI Hebrew/Arabic characters

I can enter Hebrew characters in the Google search field and they are displayed correctly. For some reasons, I sometimes switch to Bing search, and now I see that I can enter Hebrew characters, but ...
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Very bad fonts in Evernote

Font renedering is very bad and almost unusable in Evernote in Windows 10 PC. I have a FHD screen and have gdipp installed. Screenshots:
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Windows 10 and chrome, font issue after migrating from windows 8.1

I've been experiencing this issues with the font since I've updated to windows 10 from windows 8.1. The main issue is the font rendering on the sites that default to "Helvetica Neue", ie. (viewing ...
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Chromium version of firefox config to force sites to use default font

In firefox there's an option called "Allow sites to use their own fonts instead of those I selected" or similar. In chromium even with the advanced font settings it's not anywhere I can see. I have ...
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How to view all characters of a font and their letter mapping

So I got this icon font as .eot, .svg, .ttf and .woff for use in a web page. So for example in my web page i would write <i>t</i> and assign <i> the icon font. In the icon font, the ...
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Font issue after upgrade to Windows 10

I have just upgraded my Parallels VM to Windows 10 (previously 8.1). After the upgrade, I noticed that some fonts are not being honoured by Report Builder 3.0 (the SQL Server power-user report ...
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How do I change Windows 10 fonts?

With Windows7 it was possible to change the fonts used by Windows for title bar, menus, popups, etc. This way I could get rid of "anti-aliased" fonts such as Segoe UI that are blurry and use ...
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How to correct IdeaJ IDE on Win7 font setting bugs? Or just the fonts bug itself?

I try to use fixedsys for IDEA IDE which downloaded from http://www.fixedsysexcelsior.com/ Set the font size to 16 and then the A and B character just overlapped each other. other size will be fine ...
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Default font for current document in Microsoft Word changes after pasting text

I know how to set the default font in Microsoft Word. I find that if I create a new document and paste from a different document source which uses a different font, the new document will now ignore my ...
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gitk fonts are unreadably small

Most fonts (not all interestingly) are too small to be readable in gitk (yes, this is a 1:1 screenshot): I followed suggestions of another question (and some other solutions found via Google), but ...
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Disabling Segoe UI Emoji

I like emoji glyphs better than the colored ones, so I'd like to uninstall Segoe UI Emoji (on Windows 8.1). I can't seem to delete it in the Fonts control panel, though. Is there another way to do so? ...
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Characters supported by font and code page not showing in Windows `cmd`

cmd doesn't seem to show certain characters. For example, the star symbol: ★ I've set the code page to 65001: And the font is Consolas. I've set the same font for Notepad and pasted the character ...
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Font Rendering Issue

I have a problem with my font rendering under Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca with Kernel 3.17.1. The spacing for monospace fonts is really wrong, some letters are bold and misplaced. At some places the font ...
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Why does windows 8.1 boot time increase with the presense of more than 50k installed fonts

I test fonts for a living. I have a windows 8.1 computer (yoga 3 pro) with 8gigs of RAM. I have noticed that after installing all my fonts from my previous machine (windows xp), my boot up time has ...
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Windows 10 system font size change

I wish to increase the size of the font used within explorer.exe (aka MY COMPUTER) to list files/folders. I do not wish to increase/decrease the screen's overall DPI. I just to change the system UI ...
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Change Font _Height_ Only in Excel 2013

How can I make the height of the font in cells taller not the row in Excel 2013 to stay in the cells that I want them in, I just want the letters taller not bigger. I have tried increase and ...
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How to change the default fonts in Windows 10

I have read the entries for other OS versions. Changing the MS Shell Dlg (2) entries in FontSubstitues registry key doesn't seem to work (in Windows 10), or it works in two minor places. I don't ...
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Why does Chrome show the same 0x167F unicode character differently in 2 different places?

My username: ᔕᖺᘎᕊ starts with the 0x167F unicode character (CANADIAN SYLLABICS SHA). Before I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7, I used to see this character as: ...everywhere. However, ...
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What Font does Notepad use to display e.g. Hebrew, when it claims to use Lucida Console but Lucida Console doesn't have those characters?

Courier New has the character \u05D0 hebrew letter aleph some other fonts do too such as Miriam and David. I can paste that into notepad Lucida Console does not have the character. Character map ...
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About some Fonts

So I found some fonts that windows might read. Even when I copy some words on Word with those fonts, and past them on the Enternet explorer, on google. The font stay and I can save a Word page and ...
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How to fix small unicode text in windows 7?

I use Bengali texts to name some of my folder/files in windows 7, but the texts appear awfully small which bugs me a lot. Is there any way to fix this? What I want is to have the Bengali texts shown a ...
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how to fix Hebrew font in Chrome browser after installing Windows 10?

Yesterday I installed Windows 10 and suddenly only in Chrome my Hebrew font showed up as squares instead of Hebrew letters. How can I solve it? *Note: it's only in Chrome version 44.0.2403.125
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Windows 10 Font blurry 125% scaling

It's kind of hard to read sometimes so I have scaling set to 125% on 1920x1080 resolution. ClearType doesn't fix this I tried turning it on and off. Everything looks great and fine (Explorer, ...
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Does Windows 10 installer migrate your installed fonts from your previous version of windows?

Do I have to worry about losing my installed fonts when upgrading to a newer version of windows? In my case windows 10 from windows 8.1 Some fonts I have purchased and I don't want to lose them.
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Font is not generated correctly after being loaded in FontForge

I'm trying to modify a font for usage in Jetbrains IDEA, but just saving the font with FontForge breaks bold. The font I'm using is DejaVu Sans Mono. I follow these steps: Load it up into FontForge ...
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How to change the font(s) used by a PDF in OSX? Specifically I want to change from bitmap to vector fonts

I have a number of PDFs of scientific papers that I want to be able to read on a Kindle. They look fine on my laptop but on the Kindle they look like low quality scans and are awful to read. As far as ...
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Libre Writer recognises 'Garamond' font when loading a document written in it, but does not have it as a selection

I am using Ubuntu 14, and am loading at Word .doc text file template provided by CreateSpacelink. The text in this template uses a font called Garamond. When I put a cursor over text in the template ...
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fc-match gives the same font regardless of query

Related: Why are my monospace fonts behaving erratically? No matter what input I give fc-match, it always returns the same thing. I think this is the root cause of the related Q above. How would ...
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Why are my monospace fonts behaving erratically?

I'm setting up an Arch box and I've installed Plasma 5 as my desktop environment. However, monospace fonts are behaving very erratically: Listed in the 'Fonts' prefpane, it displays fine. As part ...
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Completely disable font matching in linux

I have installed plenty of nice fonts on my Arch Linux laptop, including a full set of Microsoft fonts, which I copied from my Windows desktop. However, applications keep rudely replacing them with ...
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Equation like font (Math Font) in MS Word outside an equation box

I'm unable to make the text outside an equation box looks like the same as inside it. Inside the equation box the font is Cambria Math Italic, I've set the normal text to this font, but it does not ...
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I messed up my Windows 8.1 Fonts folder

I tried to back up my C:\Windows\Fonts folder by copying it. That gave me a "Fonts - copy" folder. I deleted that folder and now the properties of the original "Fonts" folder have changed. I believe ...