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

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Is there a font included in standard Office 2013 that supports Ancient Egyptian numerals?

I'm making a quiz in which I want to ask a sum in Egyptian Hieroglypics. I give them a sum in Arabic numerals, and they need to select the correct answer in ancient Egyptian numerals. The numerals I ...
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Why are there multiple ttf files for a font?

I don't know how fonts work. For me, I just like Dejavu font, so I download it from the website. But when I unzip the file, there're so many ttf files. do I need to go through them one by one to ...
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How to install a font onto cygwin terminal

I really like Dejavu font. And I want to make it available on cygwin terminal. But I don't know how to install this font. Can anyone help?
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LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 opening a PDF file displaying wrong Traditional Chinese characters

I have installed the LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 portable for Windows (my OS is 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium Traditional Chinese version), hoping to use the PDF editing feature in the LibreOffice Draw. I ...
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GSUB table lookups not working in Fontforge

I'm making an Indic font and some letter combinations have to be replaced by conjuncts and so on. I've never designed a font requiring substitutions. I studied Kalinga font supplied with MS Windows ...
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Chrome not displaying characters despite being installed

There are quite a few sources online on how to fix Unicode characters not displaying correctly, though most of them just tell you to make sure you have a font installed on your system that contains ...
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How do I fix line spacing in Notepad++?

I used CCleaner on my pc and restarted. After I restarted I opened Notepad++ and was told that config.xml was gone. Afterwards, my previous opened .txt document was opened but the font and spacing ...
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Linux Mint. Installing bdf fonts with console (fc-cache/fc-list)

I found an interesting font on GitHub. And it even had an instullation guide. So I use fc-cache -fv and it displays processing on directory with my files: ... /home/my_profile_name/.fonts: caching, ...
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Eye friendly text/background display color in Word 2013

White background and black font can cause eye fatigue after long hours of editing documents with Microsoft Word. I think I remember that an old version of Word (probably 6.0) had this feature: Navy ...
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How can I repair original windows 8 Font Types

Recently I've decided to remember good ol' times and install classic windows 98 themes: **** Sorry, I can't attach any images due to low reputation **** When I've realized all the default fonts are ...
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Update KB3013455 actually affects Windows 7 systems too?

I'm experiencing blurriness and fading letters. There has been released a fix for that but not for Windows 7 so what do I do? Here's what I'm talking about in case anyone's confused.
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Change how web browser interprets certain fonts?

I have the Helvetica Neue Family fonts, and there are a lot of websites that use the Helvetica Neue font but it defaults to the Ultralight font. But finally after much research, I found the answer, so ...
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How to change the list of font’s supported scripts

When I do otfinfo -s fontname.otf with a font (that support Cyrillic) I get the following result: DFLT Default grek Greek latn Latin latn.AZE Latin/Azeri latn.CAT ...
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Troubleshooting Text Not Displaying Properly - Java Applets / Pop-Ups

I'm having trouble troubleshooting a display issue I'm seeing in some pop-up windows, and it seems to be Java related. I'm on the latest JRE (no new updates available from java update), have tried ...
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Change color of pasted email addresses in LibreOffice Calc

I use LibreOffice Calc on a Linux system. Sometimes when I paste text into a cell (in particular, email addresses) they display as blue font on grey background. But I want black font on white ...
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Change the color of specific words in Microsoft Word/Publisher

I have a paragraph of text with 5 different colors. Is is possible to just change the color of black text to another color? If not, is there an easier way than just selecting each part of the text ...
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Where does RubyMine find its fonts on OS X?

RubyMine 7.0.4, OS X 10.9.5. I am trying to change the font in RubyMine through the preferences, and I can select from a list of fonts, which I assume are preexisting system fonts. I added Fira ...
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Missing Glyph error during PDF/A conversion with Ghostscript

I try to convert a PDF created by SAP to PDF/A for archival purposes with Ghostscript 9.15 by using the following command line: gswin64c.exe -P -dFirstPage=1 -dLastPage=2147483647 -dPDFA=2 -dSAFER ...
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Corrupted rendering of Courier New font in Windows Server 2003 [duplicate]

I have two virtual machines with Windows Server 2003 running in VMware Workstation 11.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.1. Unfortunately several days or weeks ago both the machines started to render all four fonts ...
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How does Chromium OS choose its fonts?

I just started to use Chromium OS. I'm just wondering how does Chromium OS configure its fonts settings (which file it uses), I don't guess it's in /etc/fonts/conf.avail. And Chromium OS has a good ...
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Windows 8.1 is deleting fonts on restart

I know this has been asked before here but the fix doesn't work for me. When I do the registry edit my computer keeps restarting over and over. I REALLY do not want to refresh my PC once again and ...
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What does the “no_round” font option in Sublime Text do?

// Valid options are "no_bold", "no_italic", "no_antialias", "gray_antialias", // "subpixel_antialias", "no_round" (OS X only), "gdi" (Windows only) and // "directwrite" (Windows only) ...
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Arial, Courier New and Times screen fonts suddenly fuzzy/unreadable

UPDATE: thanks to the Rubber Duck effect, I just stumbled upon this note. It is a known problem: if you have Windows XP and either manually or with some "hack" managed to download the Windows Update ...
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When do font changes take effect in Chrome?

Basically, my question is in the title. Recently, I've gone into Chrome's settings and changed up the fonts a bit. I restarted the browser, yet the changes don't seem to have taken effect. It may or ...
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Increase/Decrease Font Size in iTerm2

Issue: I use laptop on the go, and connect to external monitor when in the office. Given that the external monitor is very large, I need to increase fonts in the existing iTerm2 window (usually one) ...
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Terrible font rendering in some applications but not others

I'm not sure what's changed, but all Windows updates are done, and all browsers are fully up to date. Chrome 40, Firefox 35, Opera 27. This is what my fonts look like at the moment: I have ...
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How do I find out which font contains a certain special character?

Unicode contains a few special "characters" which are not displayable by most fonts. I want to use one of them, a video camera. It seems that such a character exists indeed, and has the codepoint ...
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ugly font in XP, how can I restore it?

The XP SP3 workstation I used in workplace changed font rendering to ugly one in sudden(maybe after rebooting with chkdsk messages). How can I restore the font rendering setting back to normal? ...
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Multiple Default fonts in Photoshop

Does anyone know how to set multiple default font settings for the Adobe Photoshop CS6 text tool? I know how to change the default preference, but I work with a multitude of languages, and am curious ...
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Gentoo Blocky Fonts

So, I've fresh installed Gentoo with Gnome. Ever since then I've had super blocky fonts like this I'd appreciate any help on this, or really just a link to anything else because googling gets me no ...
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How to change Page Title format in MS OneNote 2013

I was used to having my Page Titles in Calibri, but in some update there came a new style for Page Titles that is Calibri Light, and I can't figure out how I change that style from Light to Normal.
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How can I list fonts with glyphs for a specific alphabet (on Windows)?

Fonts (in Windows but not just) don't usually contain glyphs for all languages. Actually, most of them only have glyphs for one language, or rather, one alphabet. I want to list all fonts on my ...
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How to set default font and font size in Microsoft Office Publisher 2013

I am running MS Office Publisher2013 and I find it a big hassle to change the default font, which is Calibri (Body) - Size 10 to Arial - Size 15 every time I create a textbox. In Word you can press ...
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UI font scaling messed up in Windows 7

I was playing around with some of the font scaling features in Windows 7, and I seem to have broken something. To be precise, I increased the font scale to 150%, and then put it back to 100% (which is ...
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Why does text in my Word document look terrible compared with the preview in the font dialog?

I'm having a rather unusual issue with Microsoft Word. My text looks really nice in the preview section of the font dialog box but in the document it appears far more bold and condensed. Does anyone ...
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Google Chrome Rendering

My Google Chrome (version 40.0.2214.93 m) can't render some fonts. Icon packages such as font-awesome are shows as a blank square, and monospaced fonts such as courier-new are shown as Arial. This is ...
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Why is Chrome 40 rendering Ubuntu Web Font with faulty rsaquo and lsaquo?

Since I updated Chrome from 39 something to version 40.0.2214.91 (64-bit) earlier this week I noticed that the Ubuntu web font I use on my site render some characters ugly. The characters rendered ...
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Windows 8.1 Command Prompt can't show fonts listed in registry editor

I have a Windows 8.1 and I want to change the fonts of command prompt. I open the properties window, shown below Raster Fonts However, I can't find what I want. I open the registry editor to ...
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How do I typeset equations in Word as pretty as LaTeX does?

This might be the N+1 th question about how to put vector graphics and/or equations in MS Word, but none of the solutions I found on the net satisfy me. My ultimate goal is to be able to embed Latex ...
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Arch Linux Graphics and Don't

I just installed Arch Linux with lightdm and awesome, and the fonts and display look very pixelated. I installed infinality, but it didn't seem to make much of a difference. I'm wondering if you all ...
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Unable to see certain Unicode characters

I am not able to see any of the characters in the "ornamental dingbats" section of the Unicode Standard (see here). These were apparently added to the standard in June 2014. How can I correct this? ...
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Custom font in Sublime Text 2 without installing it

In Sublime Text 2, is it possible to use other fonts than those which are installed on the system? If yes, how can I achieve this? I am working on a Windows 7 machine without admin privileges and am ...
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Where can I get the font Cloister Black BT Regular and have it embedded in a PDF?

I had this font installed on my mac and never had issues with it - then my hard drive went and when the time came to print existing files (Award certificates) that I had on file it appears correct in ...
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How to fine-tune TTF rendering in xterm?

I've been trying for the past couple of days to get xterm to display the same font that I have gotten used to in konsole for the last few years – it works for me quite well even with relatively small ...
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Why identical font has different size in PuTTY and cmd.exe?

I use KiTTY(PuTTY) and PowerShell/cmd.exe in ConEmu and I want window to contain equal string count both with KiTTY and with cmd.exe. But I was confronted with difficulty: same font has different ...
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Deterministic way to find which installed fonts support a given Unicode character or script?

As an enthusiast of languages and writing systems here's a problem I often run into: I have many fonts installed and many support several or many writing systems (scripts) for various languages. (My ...
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How do you change the default powershell font style?

I'm changing both Powershell and the Windows Command Prompt to use Ubuntu Mono has the default font. After installing the Ubuntu Mono Font Family and modifying the registry, both consoles pick up ...
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Install font button grayed out

I'm trying to install Courier font (not Courier New) on Windows 7/8, but even though on Windows Control Panel the font is marked as installable, the install button is grayed out, even disabling Uac. ...
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Why does Microsoft Word only allow full point sizes or half point sizes?

Is there any technical reason why Microsoft Word only allows full point sizes or half point sizes? E.g. in Microsoft Word I cannot set the text to be of font Arial with font size 11.40: while on ...
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Can I uninstall the @… fonts without damaging my computer?

Just curious if I would have problems with my computer if I were to uninstall the various @.... fonts? For example, @arial unicode ms, @batang, @dotum, @kaiti, @microsoft...., or the various ...