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Font unusable in Lotus Notes

I use Lotus Notes 8.5 on Win7, and my colleagues use Lotus Notes 4.6 on XP. They use a font FangSong_GB2312 which comes with XP but not with Win7. To fix compatibility issues, I installed Lotus Notes ...
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1answer
26 views

How to improve subpixel hinting in Windows 7?

This is Windows 7: And this is Linux: To me the font in Windows looks reddish, while the font in Linux color-neutral even though they both have subpixel hinting enabled. How to make the font in ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows theme messed up fonts - how to fix

Just installed Abstract dark theme on Windows 7. Now many applications have messed up fonts (greasy, not sharp) and changing back to old one does not help. I don't know where too look, restarting pc, ...
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1answer
41 views

What Affects Windows 7 Font Rendering

For the purpose of automated regression testing, I am capturing some screenshots of a GDI canvas inside our application and compare them against screenshots taken from new builds. The image comparison ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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0answers
19 views

How do I change font and background for outgoing emails in mozilla thunderbird windows 7

I am trying to change my font colour in mozilla thunderbird, version 24.2.0 on Windows 7. The font stays black. I also can not manage to change the background to a colour, and incoming coloured emails ...
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29 views

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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45 views

Windows 7 HP x64 - small cmd window

I've reinstalled my Windows 7 last time and few days ago my command prompt window suddenly became smaller (font 4x6 px). I simply changed the font and it works fine for command prompt window, but e.g. ...
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50 views

Force DPI scaling for a ClickOnce application

I have a problem with a ClickOnce application, it does not scale fonts at all when I change the DPI setting in Windows. The fonts stay at the 100% size, while all other applications respect the ...
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2answers
346 views

What is this ZapfDingbats font that isn't in the fonts folder?

I recently noticed that Microsoft Word and other applications show ZapfDingbats in the font list, and it seems to be identical to Wingdings, except that it doesn't appear in the fonts folder. I am ...
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0answers
89 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
126 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
284 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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1answer
104 views

Czech language input method and font support in gvim 7.4 on Windows 7

I would like to reopen a question related to the following: (Czech) character set support in gvim 7.3 on Windows 7 Basically, in that post I noticed that some Czech characters were being displayed ...
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77 views

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
235 views

Distorted fonts in browsers

My computer seems to have problms with rendering fonts. At first, they are often looking good. And I found out that if I cltr-a everything and deselect it, they get rendered OK for a while. But, after ...
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148 views

Windows 8 Farsi/Arabic font on Windows 7

What is the font installed as default on Windows 8 for Persian/Farsi/Arabic languages? It has really good appearance which I want to install it on the Windows 7 too. How can set default font of ...
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0answers
81 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
113 views

Unconnected Fonts for Urdu/Persian/Arabic On Firefox

When ever I open Facebook or certain other sites on Firefox Browser , some pages whose native language is Urdu , Arabic or Persian , the fonts displayed are un connected and hence unable to be read. ...
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2answers
86 views

Where to find “Serif” font from Ubuntu to be installed and used on Windows?

I've been using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 in Windows 7 and TeXworks 0.5 r952 in Ubuntu 12.04. I like the font on Ubuntu much more than on Windows. It is easier to read and to work with. On Ubuntu this font ...
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0answers
25 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 ...
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0answers
90 views

FontForge scale & crash

I tried merging 2 fonts in the font editor FontForge. A curious thing happened. The original glyphs in my font became tiny while the imported glyphs looked the right size. When I tried to export, to ...
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1answer
755 views

How can I use ANSI encoding characters in Command Prompt Windows7?

Way back in the DOS days, I could have a command line prompt that contained block characters, such as █ or ▀. I am trying to create a prompt with colored block characters using AnsiCon on Windows ...
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1answer
159 views

Unicode play icon ▶ present in a page title is incorrectly displayed in my Firefox

Right-pointing triangle Unicode character ▶ (U+25B6), most notably used on YouTube, is vertically squashed on my tabs, title tooltip and in history in my Firefox 24 beta on particular Windows 7 ...
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1answer
175 views

Crisp font lost, what controls the font in Windows 7?

I used to have my fonts in Windows 7 all pixel-crisp. Now suddenly they are blurry. I must have changed something, but not sure what.. And earlier fonts were always overridden. Specifying fonts for ...
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2answers
48 views

Are Windows OS and software on Windows dependent on specific fonts to run?

Are software on Windows dependent on specific fonts to run? What would happen If I delete all fonts from fonts directory and restart the Windows? Can Windows OS and any software stop working in ...
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1answer
127 views

Windows text font that has a glyph for Unicode character u2245 (i.e. approximately equal to)

I'm looking for a font that has the glyph for Unicode character U+2245 ("approximately equal to", the equality sign with a tilde above it) for use on Windows 7. I have checked the main fonts and so ...
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1answer
13k views

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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0answers
13 views

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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2answers
401 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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0answers
108 views

Fonts look terrible on Windows 7?

I just installed Windows 7 on my laptop. I was running Vista. Now certain text is very pixelated and looks terrible. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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894 views

Why are some of my user interface symbols rendered as boxes?

I noticed this first with the scrollbars in IE10: Some user interface elements show the same box as well though. Here is a dropdown box from NetLimiter: Given that that box looks like the ...
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0answers
141 views

Fonts don't look as sharp after re installing windows 7

I have reinstalled windlows 7 on my Lenovo thinkpad T400 laptop. When I go into sites like Math.SE the math fonts look less sharp and are harder to read, comparing to what I had before. I have ...
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0answers
19 views

Invalid character rendering as box in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've tried finding an answer for this online, but am not really sure what to search. Sometimes (mostly using system tools) I will get random small boxes rendered directly to the right of the ...
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1answer
150 views

How to enable font smoothing for specific fonts?

I prefer disabled font anti-aliasing on my desktop, but some websites use custom fonts that look absolutely horrible without anti-aliasing. I could disable custom fonts completely from Firefox font ...
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2answers
5k views

Where can I get Windows 8 font to be used in my Windows 7?

I'm currently using Windows 7 Professional I wanted to upgrade to Windows 8 but my system requirement seems not fit to it as I'm using a netbook with screen that can play only up to 600p for quality, ...
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votes
2answers
485 views

Weird font displayed on websites

I am running Windows 7 on a Dell XPS M1640 I have downloaded and installed a lot of fonts recently and I think this is were my problem began. I started to notice that some (not all) websites would ...
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1answer
68 views

Font name with an “@” symbol; how they are different?

In any application(on my Win 7 pc), when i try to choose font, the common dialog box pops-up. There, I see some font-names start with @. While the most others don't. Why the @ symbol is used for? Are ...
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1answer
114 views

Finding all fonts that contain a specific character

There are tons of tools out there for listing all glyphs contained in a font. I'm looking for the opposite: given a Unicode character, how can I find all installed fonts that contain it? Freeware ...
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1answer
2k views

How to apply Ubuntu font in Windows 7

How can I apply Ubuntu font to Windows 7? I need to apply font to each and every settings of the font - such as taskbar, Menu Bar etc.
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1answer
53 views

Windows Fonts operating strangely

I have a handful of documents on a network share created in a specific font - which is installed on both the machine that created the document and the machine that is reading the document (different ...
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1answer
889 views

How to convert unicode font to ansi

I am trying to use bengali writing product AVRO but since it uses UNICODE by default so working with ADOBE products like photoshop, pagemaker, etc. are not working at all. When i change the mode to ...
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1answer
2k views

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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0answers
212 views

Outlook changing HTML font size after sending

On a Domain Computer running Windows 7, Outlook 2007, connected to Exchange 2007, when sending embedded HTML from Outlook the font size gets shrunk before delivery and when it appears in the sent mail ...
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1answer
298 views

Windows 7 Hangs once I click on Fonts icon in Control Panel

Hi I had started getting random BSODs and I read elsewhere that it can be a font issue and it was suggested to restore the fonts on the computer to the default to fix it. Previously the hangs where ...
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4answers
4k views

Permanent fix for unicode characters not displaying correctly (as boxes)

Please read this entire message before replying. First I know how to fix the issue on a temporary basis. I am looking for a permanent fix. I work with foreign language files a lot. Unfortunately ...
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2answers
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Does the new Windows 8 Burmese/Myanmar work properly in Windows 7?

I just learned from Michael Kaplan's Microsoft internationalization blog, Sorting it all Out, that Windows 8 now includes a keyboard layout form the Burmese / Myanmar language and also a very nice ...
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1answer
164 views

Can I install fonts in Windows 7 in my private user's space?

Mac OS X and some Linux distros allow me to non-administratively install fonts in my own userspace (e.g. in OS X: ~/Library/Fonts/). Can I do the same in Windows (specifically Windows 7)?
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1answer
615 views

Windows 7 is missing Segoe UI Mono

My old Windows 7 install of 2-3 years (don't remember exactly how long it's been) had the Segoe UI family of fonts, including Segoe UI Mono which I was happily using to display code and other ...