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Forcing chrome display font

Until recently, it was easy to force all pages in Chrome to display in your preferred font. It was a simple matter of editing the custom.css file for Chrome with your important preferred font style. ...
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136 views

Google Chrome and Helvetica font issues?

Recently I purchased the entire Helvetica and Helvetica Neue font family, however, once installed my web browsing design changed significantly. It's even doing it on this page: I've done a little ...
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41 views

How do I choose which font Chrome uses for cursive and fantasy?

How can I tell Chrome which font it should display when a website has cursive or fantasy for a font family? Firefox has abouf:config settings for it. Other browsers, like SeaMonkey and older Opera ...
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1answer
90 views

What is wrong with Korean displaying on the browser?

When I display Korean letters on Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu Linux, I see that the fonts are rendered, but the spacing is wrong. It looks like this: A close up: What is wrong, and how can I ...
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1answer
365 views

Disable Helvetica in Google Chrome on windows

Installing the Helvetica family of fonts lead to problems for Google Chrome. Previously, this can be solved by using custom.css to forcefully use Arial, @font-face { font-family: 'helvetica neue'; ...
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Chrome 33 shows ugly, blocky, pixelated fonts in Linux

After updating to the latest version of Chrome (33) on my Gentoo Linux box, certain sites such as GitHub have started rendering with ugly, pixelated, non-antialiased fonts. Small text is now basically ...
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1answer
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Why isn't Helvetica Neue rendering properly?

I installed some new Helvetica variations the other day and since then Helvetica Neue isn't rendering how it should (in Chrome or Firefox). I tried deleting all the Helvetica fonts and installing ...
4
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2answers
328 views

Several unicode characters are not displaying on many big sites (like this: ⁠)

There are several Unicode charactes I'm just seeing as boxes. This happens in Chrome only. The Character Encoding is set to UTF-8, but Autodetection doesn't help. Example: [⁠] You will only see two ...
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2answers
185 views

What font is used by Google Chrome on its user interface?

I would like to know the name of the font use by Google Chrome on its user interface, not on its web pages. This is some parts of that uses the font I would like to know the name:
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41 views

Google Chrome font will not change

I changed the font in google chrome and then changed it back because I decided I didn't like the change. Now it will not change back. These are the settings I have Here is how font is being ...
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1answer
776 views

Why do fonts look weird on Chrome?

I've got a problem in which some websites don't display correctly in Chrome: click to enlarge Why is this?
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1answer
225 views

Odd Chrome Fonts (Helvetica related)

Recently I've been having an issue with fonts in Google Chrome. On certain pages, where Helvetica is used, I get some random glyph type things instead: I know this is related to the Helvetica font ...
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0answers
130 views

Fonts displaying incorrectly in all web browsers (Win 7)

I'm running into an odd issue in Windows 7 in which fonts are displaying incorrectly in IE, Firefox, and Chrome. I haven't made any browser specific changes to fonts, and I've tried restoring the ...
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1answer
165 views

Chrome and Firefox displays an italic font on many websites

Chrome and Firefox shows a very annoying font on many blog websites, while the same websites display the proper font on other PCs (on Chrome and Firefox). Here is a screenshot: I am using ...
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2answers
436 views

Font broken in many sites/across many browsers

I'm having problems with my font on many websites including StackOverflow. I am using Google chrome and it is all over my web browsers, I tried reseting my Google Chrome settings then re-installing ...
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0answers
278 views

Is it normal for Helvetica Neue to appear squashed and pixelated on browsers?

Recently, I installed the font Helvetica Neue on my Windows machine and all of a sudden, websites that use Helvetica Neue are rendering weirdly on my browser (I'm using Google Chrome). What I'm not ...
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215 views

Fonts displaying strangely on certain pages using Google Chrome

I never noticed before, but in certain pages, Google Chrome seems to be rendering fonts faultily. I notice it most on the Google Maps engine, but it even does this inside its own settings pages. Here ...
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70 views

Hindi font on Google Chrome looks better on Android than on Windows

I have noticed that webpages in Hindi look terrible on Windows as compared to my tablet. I am using Google Chrome on both. I have tried Windows 7 (laptop) and Windows 8 (desktop), and Nexus 10 tablet. ...
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Unicode play icon ▶ present in a page title is incorrectly displayed in Chrome/Win XP x86

This happens in 2 different machines both running Chrome Versão 29.0.1547.57 m in Windows XP Pro SP3 x86: I've found to this question (Unicode play icon ▶ present in a page title is incorrectly ...
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170 views

Quickly change font of text on web page using Chrome browser

When I want to change the font of the text of a web page, I do it as below snapshot using element inspector of Chrome. But it is quite tiring to scroll down the style list to find where the font is ...
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Ugly fonts on several Google sites in Firefox and Chrome

On several Google sites the fonts are rendered ugly in Firefox and Google Chrome under Windows 7 and 8: I turned off Clear Type because most of the fonts are ugly with it. Firefox and Chrome have ...
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1answer
50 views

View Source in Chrome Font Missing

I've just installed a font management software on OS X called FontExplorer X Pro and have installed a few new fonts. Unwittingly it seems I may have accidentally messed around with some of the system ...
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3answers
458 views

How to tell what fonts are missing that Chrome wants?

I had a horrible problem with photoshop CS6 hanging on Windows 7. I ended up uninstalling like 500 fonts to fix the problem. Now some webpages do not look right, they are clearly using the wrong font. ...
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1answer
572 views

Google Chrome and Helvetica Neue, big bug

I'm experiencing a big, bad bug only with Google Chrome. I have all the Helvetica fonts installed on my Windows 7 computer. (Helvetica, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica Neue LT, and so on.. it's like more ...
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2answers
602 views

Google Chrome extensions to allow changing font of selected text

I have been searching for a minor inconvenience experienced while reading some programming blogs that post the source code within the articles in the same font as the regular text. The only exception ...
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1answer
880 views

How to remove custom font settings in Google Chrome?

I work with my own and client websites as part of my marketing services. Mainly, I want to see all websites the way they were designed to be seen. Chrome seems to force me to choose font settings, ...
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2answers
111 views

Font file association has been changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restore Windows default Zip file functionality? I seem to be having a bit of a problem. Usually I download free fonts, because it's good to have different ones ...
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1answer
484 views

Weird rendering of font Helvetica in Chrome

It started happening after I installed the Helvetica font on my system (at least I think that was the trigger). I tried to install Helvetica on my Ubuntu 12.10 system but the font viewer crashed ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 + Chrome Version 24.0.1312.52 Horrible font rendering

popular sites such as CNN.com render text like crap in Chrome. Text looks great in IE9.. Here is a screenshot from an article off of CNN.com. This seems to be a google web font called Lato.. This ...
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4answers
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Why is Google Chrome showing bold and italics font?

This is strange but lately I have seen that Google Chrome` is showing fonts which are Italics and Bold. I was unaware until I used Firefox. What might be the problem? Firefox Google Chrome Chrome ...
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3answers
5k views

Helvetica Neue font error - boxed characters on Google Chrome for Mac

I'm experiencing a font issue with Helvetica Neue using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.101 on my Mac with OS X Lion 10.7.5 Characters are displayed within boxes. Prolific on Stack Exchange sites ...
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2answers
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Fonts in Google Chrome messed up

I recently installed new fonts on my computer that my friend sent me so I can use them in Adobe Photoshop. When I downloaded the ".zip" folder containing the fonts I unzipped the folder, pressed ...
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254 views

“Fonts and encoding” settings in Chrome not working unless I edit custom.css

I am using RedHad Enterprise 6 and Chrome 19.0.1084.46. I noticed that font rendering was better in Firefox, so I tried to customize the fonts in the Settings dialog. Unfortunately, no matter what I ...
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0answers
243 views

Helvetica font only corrupted in Chrome on OS X [duplicate]

For the past few weeks, Helvetica has been corrupted whenever I use Chrome v23.0.1271.91 on OS X. I tested it in Firefox and any pages that use this font display properly. I used AppZapper to ...
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2answers
971 views

Installed Helvetica font now text on some sites look different

I just installed Helvetica fonts to do some work in Photoshop. Now when I go to a website with Google Chrome all of the text looks different. In my example I went to Pro Webmasters and saw the ...
0
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1answer
103 views

Limit which fonts Chrome can use

Is there any way to limit which fonts Google Chrome can use, or even disable CSS's font-family property entirely? Best would be to tell Chrome to only use Arial, Georgia, Times New Roman, and another ...
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2answers
47 views

Why is the font “blacked” when it's magnified a lot?

When I enlarge the font in a web page, sometimes the font gets thick, "black-ed", why is that? And after a few mouse scrolls:
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2answers
633 views

How is the state of font-rendering in Chrome under Windows? [closed]

I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. For a long long time, it was plagued by broken rendering of anti-aliased fonts. There were some fonts what looked OK, but some looked terrible. You could recognise a ...
4
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2answers
146 views

Chrome error message in the language of Cthulhu?

Recently Chrome started displaying very strange error messages when it cannot find a page. It's quite random, it doesn't always does it and it seems to only affect the bolded parts of the text. If I ...
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1answer
1k views

Chrome renders fonts poorly at developer.android.com

I'm currently running Chrome 20.0.1132.57 on two PCs. PC #1: Windows 7 64-bit PC #2: Windows Server 2008 64-bit SP2 On the 2008 machine Chrome is rendering fonts inconsistently, but as far as I ...
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1answer
84 views

How to set Google Chrome's fonts for different languages?

For example, this is the source code of a test page: <!doctype html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" /> <style type="text/css"> body ...
2
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0answers
435 views

Google webfonts on website look terrible in Chrome, but only on Windows

The fonts on my website look really ugly when using Chrome on Windows. When viewing my site with an Android tablet, it looks good. Viewing it in Chrome on a Mac also looks good. What could be the ...
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2answers
1k views

Chrome font smoothness

Is there anyway to make font look smooth on Chrome, Windows 7? Large fonts and sometimes even italic look very rough and jagged. EDIT: ClearType is on. Thank you.
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1answer
166 views

Chrome bolding fonts

Brand new XP install, fonts are showing up bolded and crappy looking on every website in Chrome. Example (IE/Chrome): Any idea what's going on? Edit: Should mention I have no extensions installed ...
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2answers
597 views

Why is the text (font) showing or displaying all in italics?

I just restarted Chrome, and now all kinds of elements on all websites are emphasized: What is going on? This even applies to system menus, not just web sites.
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1answer
481 views

chrome 18 ignores my osx font rendering settings

I'm my mac I set all fonts below say 16px to have font smoothing disabled. chrome obeyed that as well. yesterday it updated itself to version 18 and now it is the only software that ignores that ...
6
votes
1answer
5k views

How to change TAB font size in ANY BROWSER

I just can't work near PCs anymore my eyes hurt - I am developer. I use browser a lot. I tried all of them: IE, Safari, FF, Chrome - they all are bad at the most simplest thing - large font size for ...
7
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2answers
9k views

Cause for bad font rendering in Chrome?

I notice that the text on some web pages look bad when viewed in Chrome (16.0.912.77 m) while OK with Firefox (10.0). FWIW, I'm using the Windows versions of those applications, with default settings. ...
2
votes
2answers
638 views

Strange web font issue?

Why is this happening? I'm using Windows 7 32bit with the latest stable Chrome build.
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1answer
474 views

Why does chrome fonts not show as nice as other browsers

I'm running the latest versions of Chrome, IE and FF. In terms of readability Chrome does not perform well in this area. Any reasons why? High res version As the font get's smaller (as in the ...