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

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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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How to make Steam use Helvetica in its GUI instead of Arial?

I searched the web and found out that there's one solution: editing the steam.styles file (\Program Files (x86)\Steam\resource\styles\steam.styles). I edited it, changed the line from: // cool we ...
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How to change font size or use another font in Quick Look on OSX?

I would like to change text files font in Quick Look on OSX. Tried to find answers on support forums but found none.
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How to browse a font by characters from a given codepage?

Most of the font manager tools display characters of a font grouped by subsets of the Unicode character set. Is there a tool that displays the characters grouped by the particular code page that a ...
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OS X - Is there a way to change the size of the printing font of the shell?

I could not find an answer for this. I just want to change the size of the font when I print from the shell with e.g. nano. The font is huge.
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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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Some Unicode characters work everywhere but not on Firefox, why?

I have a problem on Firefox. As it is already said in the title, some Unicode characters are replaced by weird squares with numbers inside. The thing is that it's only the case on Firefox - not on ...
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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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Possible to have super-high resolution monitor, and auto-focus eyeglasses? [closed]

I was thinking about if there was a super high resolution monitor - like 16 times more pixels than standard high def tv, would it be possible to set the font sizes really small on apps that run on the ...
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Google Fonts not installing on Mac: system validation fails

I'm trying to get the TTF versions of various Google web fonts (Sanchez and Lusitania, for instance) to install on my iMac (system 10.7.5), using FontBook. I get a failed "system validation" note ...
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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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Reading setterm dump output in console vs xterm on archlinux

I have generated some dump files from a console gdb -tui sesson on one archlinux box using setterm -dump -file ss.dump. Using a console, I can view these files on two different archlinux boxes. In ...
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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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_Working_ sub-pixel rendering with Linux

This is what I am looking for. Beware: I don't want the simple pixel-level antialiasing. I am looking for real, subpixel-rendered fonts. That means, practically, anti-aliasing under the pixel level. ...
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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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Ugly fonts in Firefox on some sites, not in Chromium, why?

After switching back to Firefox I noticed that a few sites I frequently visit don't look that good, the fonts are jagged and sometimes it makes it harder to read the text. I don't have this problem ...
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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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Installing/Copying Fonts from a Publisher Document

I am working on a website a designer has created in Publisher. This file contains custom fonts, which I need to add to the website. I believe I already have these fonts installed (they do display ...
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Acrobat: How to set default properties for Add Text tool under Tools > Content Modification?

I tried Acrobat: How to set default font for text box tool? but how can the default font, size, colour, ... be set for the Add Text tool (under Tools > Content Modification). I'm not adverting to Sign ...
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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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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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MacBook Pro Retina and fonts rendering

I am using MPB retina. I have more than two years of a constant osx experience but what I can't stand is an OSX font rendering. That's simply uncomfortable for my eyes. Big amount of my work I do ...
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disable broken auto-downloaded website fonts in SeaMonkey/Firefox

I've set up Windows 7 for high performance; and now some corporate web-sites have very weird-looking fonts. After using archive.is for one such page for an unrelated cause, I noticed in its progress ...
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How do I get the font of my signature to match the font of my message in Thunderbird?

My message body and signature do not have the same font: How do I find out what the "Fixed Width" font is so that I can match it with my signature?
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Use Font Awesome in Inkscape

Is there a way to convert Font Awesome icons to SVG graphics, so that I can use them in Inkscape inside other vector images? Importing Font Awesome to Inkscape for Icon Reference does not help here, ...
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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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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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How to disable typographic ligature when using font hinting in xfce

I use xfce-4. When enabling font hinting, typographic ligatures are automatically made. The font looks really better, but typographic ligature is not good. How to disable typographic ligatures with ...
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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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Allow only certain fonts in Firefox

I use Firefox with the "Allow sites to choose their own fonts" option unchecked, so everything displays in my preferred font. I like it this way. The only problem is that some irritating websites ...
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File Naming Fonts customization

I want to strike out some fonts which are parts of file name? is it possible to customize file names fonts i.e. like bold/italic/striken out etc..? This is just for my curiosity. OS:Windows XP
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 .plist reverts to default settings

I have been trying to edit the .plist for Outlook 2011 (v 14.3.5) to change the default font. I can successfully change the default font using Outlook > Preferences > Fonts, but that method will ...
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Correct way to change default font in Windows 8? [duplicate]

I had been enjoying Windows 8 for the last couple of months on my desktop and laptop, but now it seems MS did actually do something really stupid in this OS that bothers me. You can't change the ...
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Combine 2 fonts to add missing characters

I love the Inconsolata font, but it covers almost none of the Unicode characters I need. Is it possible to merge it with another font that has lots of Unicode characters, producing a font with ...
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FontExplorer X + Dropbox

I'm looking to sync my fonts between my Macbook and iMac using a combination of FontExplorer X and Dropbox. I've seen a few blog posts that confirm that it is possible by using a symbolic link on the ...
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Pango fonts not working in Xdmx

In order to split up one output device into two screens, I am using two Xephyr nested displays and combining them using Xdmx with Xinerama enabled, as described here. Xdmx +xinerama -display :1 ...
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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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@font-face not working in Wikipedia?

Wikipedia has changed its font-family for the Languages panel, and it doesn't render very well in Chrome. So I wanted to hard-code in the Custom.css with another font, but I haven't got success. This ...
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Coloring numbers differently from letters in visual studio

IS it possible to have Visual Studio highlight numbers in a different color from the standard alphabet characters a-Z? In Gvim, 1-9 is colored in bright pink and the letters in black. With the fonts ...
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Non-embedded font with different name across operating systems when printing HTML to PDF

I create a document using HTML markup. I want to use Palatino, which is called Palatino on Windows and Palatino Linotype on Mac, so I specify my CSS accordingly: font-family: Palatino Linotype, ...
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Font Awesome doesn't work in MS Office on OS X 10.6

I've just installed Font Awesome as a system font on my Mac (OS X 10.6.8), and it doesn't seem to work in Microsoft Office 2011 (14.2.3). It installs correctly, appears in Font Book, and works as ...
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Gvim 7.4: how to save the default font setting? Any improvements from gvim 7.3?

As the following post demonstrates: How to change the default font of gVim on Windows 7 it is impossible to save the default Gvim font from the Gvim program. Closing Gvim will cause it to completely ...
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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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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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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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Font problems in PowerPoint following Maverick upgrade

After upgrading to Maverick, my fonts on PowerPoint are corrupted. Instead of printing a single quote, my system prints a division sign, the Apple chancery font is gibberish, and so on. I've got a ...
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How to run Fujitsu P27T-7 LED monitor in its not native resolution and have perfect fonts rendering

My problem is completely opposite to anything I could find as I need to run my monitor in its NOT native resolution and have perfect font rendering. I recently got myself Ultra HD 2560x1440 27 inch ...
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Why am I seeing “xset: bad font path element” errors when I run a program over ssh?

When I run a piece of software remotely via ssh, I get a font error like the following: xset: bad font path element (#0) Why is this happening?
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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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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 ...