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How change Windows Font Explorer test phrase

How I can change font test phrase in Windows 8.1. I need to see if font have another characters set.
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1answer
22 views

How to check ClearType status through WMI/CIM

So I wanted to know if anyone knows if it is even possible to check the status of ClearType on a windows pc using WMI or CIM and if so, which subcategory I would have to look in? All I have been able ...
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1answer
138 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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0answers
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How to use the font “c8514fix.fon” in Visual Studio Express 2012 under Windows 7?

I have the font (it comes with the OS). There appear to be 2 problems: The font is a "hidden font" that is usually only available under certain circumstances. I do not want to change system ...
0
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0answers
45 views

How to apply zoom-in only to a specific website (not all websites) - Internet Explorer

Is there a way I can apply zoom-in to a particular website (i.e. to not apply the adjusted zoom to all websites, just like Google Chrome does). I prefer Internet Explorer for reading content online ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Windows program for filtering available fonts (like Adobe Type Manager)

I'm looking for a program (for Windows 7/8.1) which would be able to filter installed fonts in Windows so when I use some other programs and I'm trying to choose of some installed fonts, I wouldn't ...
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0answers
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How do I add missing characters to Envy Code R on Windows 8.1?

I want Envy Code R to be my primary monospaced font on Windows but it is missing many Unicode characters, the greek alphabet in particular. On Linux (X) this fact goes unnoticed because it has an ...
7
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3answers
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Windows 8.1 missing font files after restart

Some days ago I rebooted my windows 8.1 system. After the reboot all my system texts were very cryptic - showing only some strange symbols. After some investigation I discovered that my ...
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0answers
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How to display glyph at control character range in Windows 7?

I have a font which has glyph at 80HEX–9FHEX. In windows xp i am able to see glyph in character map, but in windows 7 i am seeing blank boxes at that range. I understand that control characters are ...
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0answers
75 views

Japanese character do not display on Windows 7

Even though my Installed languages include Japanese (in Control Panel\Region and Language\Keyboards and Languages\Installed Languages), and I have some Japanese fonts in my c:\windows\fonts directory, ...
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2answers
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Powershell font too small on Windows 8.1 - how to adjust?

Question: On my Windows 8.1 machine, I need powershell to configure office web apps. When I start powershell, for a blink of a second, it shows as it should, but then it gets resized, and the font ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 Notepad using Terminal 6 font shrinks line font with grave character

I use Terminal 6 Regular in Notepad. Under Windows 7, if the line of text contains a grave character, Notepad displays the line in a much smaller font. The character I am referring to is on the upper ...
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1answer
706 views

Installing Helvetica on Windows [duplicate]

I've installed Helvetica Neue fonts on my Windows. The problem is when websites use Helvetica or Helvetica Neue typeface, they almost exclusively do it simply using "Helvetica" or "Helvetica Neue" ...
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45 views

Win Live Mail font size increase in Win 8

How can I increase the font size for Windows Live Mail under Windows 8? I've tried everything I can think of!
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0answers
74 views

How do I find out from which fonts windows is pulling substitute glyphs?

When a given font does not provide a glyph for a unicode character, windows pulls glyphs from a font which does provide it (see screenshot showing charmap and text editor displaying glyphs missing ...
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0answers
24 views

Is there a way to use Tamil in Windows gVim?

Whether I type in new Tamil text or open a previously saved file, gVim displays only ??? characters in place of the Tamil characters. As I understand it, this is mainly a font issue, so: Is there a ...
0
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1answer
417 views

Increase default font size of Java GUI applications?

Is there a way to increase the default font size for Java applications? I am using someone else's custom Java tool (no, I do not have the source) to perform text annotation for a research project. ...
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0answers
60 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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2answers
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'show more fonts' option on gVim

In the Select Font... dialog of gVim, there's a link at the lower left that says Show more fonts. When I click it, I'm simply taken to the Fonts folder in Control Panel. How can I use that to set a ...
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1answer
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Web development testing - view website without all my fonts installed?

Im developing a website locally on my PC. As part of my testing I want to view the website how it will appear to most PC users, who wont have that many fonts installed (see ...
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1answer
126 views

Font name used in files shared between OSX and Windows

Our designer uses OSX, and creates InDesign or AI files. They are then passed to us for changes. When we open the files on Windows, we are told that fonts are missing. In this example, the Futura ...
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Installing PowerShell 3.0 seems to have broken my font settings

I installed PowerShell 3.0 on Windows 7 64bit and afterwards when I open gVim it does not load with the font settings in my .vimrc which used to work fine " GUI stuff if has("gui") set ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to install Helvetica for Microsoft Office? [closed]

I am trying to use a font in the Helvetica family for a word document on a Windows 7 machine.
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5answers
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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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0answers
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Installed KB2729094 for x64/Windows 7, but still does not fix glyphs in IE10 [duplicate]

I have installed Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 x64. First couple of days it ran fine, and they all of the glyphs for scrollbars, dropdown boxes, checkboxes, radio buttons etc disappeared and left ...
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1answer
93 views

Font displays different “characters” when displayed on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP or 7

I was working with our account today who complained that a signature of "John Smith" was being printed on checks coming out of our accounting system. Today was unusual, she was running our ...
1
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1answer
92 views

Installed Font, but can't use it in any application, it previews but can't be used

https://github.com/olton/Metro-UI-CSS/tree/master/fonts I tried the ttf. It's a bunch of metro icons/glyphs. Installs fine in OSX or Windows and neither detect any problems with it. I can preview it ...
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votes
0answers
198 views

What happens if both OTF and TTF version of the same font are installed?

Windows (7) allows for simultaneous installation of the same font in different formats. cmd shows that both .otf and .ttf files are present in C:\Windows\Fonts, but are they ever used? Or does the ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

View font characters for fonts not installed

This question assumes a Windows system. For installed fonts, one can use Windows' Character Map to view the available characters of those fonts (with their Unicode codes). Even better is the "Symbol" ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

Terminal font looks different (I think some application changed it)

The Terminal font on my computer (Windows 8) is messed up. I think some application I had from earlier changed it to look different. Looks fine in the CMD: Everywhere else, ugly: So, how do I ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

ffmpeg drawtext initialization error

I'm trying to convert an image sequence to a video file with some text overlay(eventually frame counter). The command I am using ffmpeg -r 24 -y -i mambo_%05d.png -i ..\3DW_Mambo.wav \ -vf ...
1
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1answer
293 views

How do I determine what process is using a font? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I delete a font through the control panel applet I get a message that it is in use. If I attempt to delete the file in %SYSTEMROOT%\fonts with farmanager it says that its locked by ...
0
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1answer
527 views

Adding Microsoft console (CMD) font in registry does not work with Eastern Asian language for non-unicode programs

The known registry setting in LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont Allows you to add font by having the Value Name to be a multiple of 0 and Value Data ...
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1answer
134 views

How to change the default font of gVim

Edit: I moved the original question to 'The docked gVim in Windows 7 jumps upon tab switch' After struggling with my .vimrc, I am resorting to setting the font from windows registry instead, because ...
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0answers
168 views

Fallback fonts in gedit or geany for Windows

On Linux I often use gedit and Geany, and love the interface of both. On Windows (8) however, non seem to support font fallback; that is, when I open a text file containing Chinese and Japanese ...
2
votes
1answer
135 views

How can I see some sample text rendered in all fonts on my system?

I want to choose a font (technically, a typeface or font-family) out the numerous ones I have on my (Windows) system, for use in some (non-TeX) application, e.g. LO Writer. To do this, I want to be ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

How to remove supposedly deleted font files in Windows?

I deleted thousands of fonts with Bitstream Font Navigator. I thought it was working well, but what really happened was that it deleted only the registry entries, while keeping the font files in ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

Which fonts (if any) are pre-installed on Windows, OS X, and iOS?

I'm setting up my email client on OS X, and am not sure which font to select in Mail so as to ensure a consistent appearance across devices. In particular, iOS is a problem as I cannot seem to find a ...
1
vote
2answers
103 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
352 views

How can I check the digital signature of a font?

Windows Font Preview tool sometimes says: "Digitally signed" for a font. According to Adobes website, this means: If the digital signature is valid, then the font really was made by the font ...
2
votes
3answers
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Does installing a bunch of unnecessary fonts slow computers down?

Several sites and blogs advise users to remove the excess fonts from their OS. Does this help in performance or is this just a myth? If it is true, why is that so?
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1answer
842 views

What is the “raster fonts” option in windows cmd appearance settings?

I'm trying to make other applications (like putty and SecureCRT) use the same font as windows CMD. What exactly is this "Raster Fonts" Font and how do I get it?
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1answer
68 views

How to change Tomboy's monospaced font (on Windows)?

I'm running Tomboy on Windows, and altough it lets me change "the font", that setting only affects the main font, while the monospaced font is preset to Courier New. Courier New really hurts my eyes ...
6
votes
2answers
11k views

How can I use the Lucida Grande font in Windows?

I'm a Windows user but I want to use the Lucida Grande font in Notepad++ and Eclipse IDE. I didn't find that font listed for Notepad++ when I tried to change the font in the style configurator. ...
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votes
1answer
231 views

Will Wingdings or Webdings screw up my computer? [closed]

We're learning Word in a computer class. My teacher said not to use any form of Wingdings or Webdings, claiming that it would mess up a computer system so he would reject such submissions. Three ...
0
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1answer
169 views

Will installing thousands of fonts slow down my pc?

Will installing one thousand fonts slow down my pc? I guess it would cause the editing apps to list fonts slower than before but maybe windows needs time to look for the default fonts among all. I ...
2
votes
2answers
122 views

Replace font with other, but keep font name

I have an older Windows source code text editor which I really like to use, but I want to replace its font -- however, it does not allow picking a font via an open font dialog, and I'm restricted to a ...
2
votes
1answer
487 views

My browser's default font seems to have become Arial Black. How can I fix it?

I'm facing a strange issue whereby ALL the browsers on my home computer (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, IE, Opera) are defaulting to Arial Black. The font settings are normal - Times New Roman, Arial, ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

fixedsys font size 11 missing on Window Server 2008

Using Windows Server 2008 (Sp 2, Datacenter edition), my favourite 11-pixel sized fixedsys font seems not to be available (tested via notepad -> Font browser). Same method showed this to be ...
5
votes
2answers
20k views

How To Change The Fonts In Windows 8

In Windows 7, there is an option to change the fonts for things such as the active title bar, menu, etc. It was found by opening the Window Color and Appearance settings in the Control Panel. I just ...