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

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Fonts and different glyphs

I was always curious about how to create nonstandard fonts and couldn't find a good documentation how the font mechanism works. How come the screen is rendering this? If this is a Unicode, how can I ...
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Font/display all of a sudden too large

I use Windows 7 at work and have a two-monitor setup. All was well Friday afternoon, but this morning when I logged in, the computer decided it was time to switch my primary screen to the secondary ...
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can Firefox use a local Roboto Slab installed with Skyfonts?

I notice that if I use User Styles to inject Roboto Slab into a page with a rule like: #article > .H1 { font-family: "Roboto Slab"; } I don't see Roboto Slab, instead, I think it is the ...
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How to install a Google web font onto my Linux computer?

I need to install a Google font for use in Libre Office. I search through the web and found a solution meant for Ubuntu. I am using Fedora, which works differently. And also, I only need one font, not ...
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Scribus will not let me set PDF Field to certain fonts

I am using Scribus to design some PDF forms. The paper form the digital form is based from has individual boxes for letter inputs, therefore I want to use fixed width font, like Courier New with a ...
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How to reset locale settings in Debian?

I am newbie to Debian, last night I regenerated locales using following command. sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales I selected all from the prompted screen and it generated all locales. After restarting ...
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MS Word changing my fonts when pressing enter or commas

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and I changed the style normal in order to use another font (Droid Sans), but when I press enter or insert sometime a comma, Word changes the font into Arial. Yet in ...
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Firefox: How to have bold fonts at 120% of zoom

With stock Firefox on a stock Windows XP, I get a bold font at 133% level of zoom. It helps readability at lot but the zoom level is too high and thus too much text disappears. I want to have the ...
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How can I force Firefox to always use Tahoma instead of Arial? [closed]

How can I force Firefox to always use Tahoma instead of Arial under Windows 7? I would be sitisfied even if to substitute Tahoma for Arial systemwide as well. I am fed up not being able to distinguish ...
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CFF OTF not working in rich editor

I've converted a font to OTF on FontForge. It looks lovely on Notepad, all of its ligatures work...Then when I put it on a rich text editor (e. g. Office Word, WordPad), it just show a lot of squares ...
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Font size with XMing X11 forwarding too small

I am using a GUI application running on a remote Linux host, but displaying on my Windows desktop using the XMing server, PuTTY with X11 forwarding, (and ssh -X as well, which is done by SLURM's srun ...
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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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Different font rendering in same computer

While I was writing some stuff here on Super User, I had to use my alternate guest account to write. I then noticed that the font that was present on the editing box and also in the '< code >' ...
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trouble installing powerline pre-patched fonts on mavericks 10.9.2

I have already installed vim-powerline in vim using vundle, but I am having trouble installing any of the pre-patched powerline fonts in the Lokaltog/powerline-fonts github repo. When I download one ...
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Sublime Text 3 - Sidebar Font Face Change

Is it possible to change font_face property in Sublime Text 3? I tried changing in predawn.sublime-theme theme file, section with "class": sidebar_label without success. I know this worked in version ...
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Centos 6 Eclipse font rendering at 8pt

I am running Centos 6.4 and Eclipse Juno and I like coding at 8pt size. I keep seeing a few letters with no spaces in between them. I have tried DejaVu Sans Mono Book, Droid Sans Mono etc. The font in ...
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How can I tell when a font was installed?

On Windows Server 2008 RC2, is there a reliable way to determine when a specific font was installed? I do know for sure that it was installed manually, i.e. didn't come pre-bundled with the system. ...
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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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Thunderbird: Compose Message and set font-size for all (pasted) text

I am sure I am not the only one with this problem: When you write an email in Thunderbird v24.4 and you paste text copied from a website, the different formatting will appear as well. Thus there are ...
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How to make a font family on fontforge

I'm trying to make a font family on FontForge. But when I install the OTFs, then Windows says: "The TestFont Font is already installed. Do you want to replace it?" (my Windows is portuguese, this is ...
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PDF font remapping

I have a set PDF files with Identity-H encoded fonts, which means that the symbols shown don't match their codes, but there is a one-to-one correspondence between them. So, basically it's a mapping ...
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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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Converting a .ttf font into an inverted version?

Given a typical .ttf font file, how might I go about "inverting" it so that the background becomes the solid/opaque area, and the characters become the transparent area? I was hoping there might be a ...
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Please tell me what font Arial Normal (Western) is?

Corel Draw keeps saying the font is missing, in Font Navigator all the arial fonts are installed, so I am not sure if this Arial-Normal (Western) is not present on my system, does anyone know what ...
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Fonts not displaying well, Linux

I downloaded a set of truetype fonts and copied them to /usr/share/font/truetype, I gave them a 644 permission and did fc-cache -f but they are still not displaying. It is a fixed-width font and I ...
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PDF with type 3 fonts looks better after pdf2ps: how can I convert it back?

I have a PDF from someone else that uses type 3 fonts and so is almost unreadable on screen (example: http://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~goguen/pps/tcs97.pdf ). If I run pdf2ps on it and open the PS in evince, ...
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Adblock filter not working in Safari

I've added the following filter to Safari (7.0.3 OSX) to block web fonts: .woff| which, if I'm not mistaken, should block all the URLs that end with ".woff". However, this doesn't seem to be ...
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How to avoid the need to set fonts every time in notepad++

I installed Notepad++ 6.5.5 in my HP G62 which runs on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. When I opened it for the first time its font was Courier New with font size 10. I don't liked that font and the ...
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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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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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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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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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How to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file?

Is it possible to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file? I mean if there is any way to set a specific font to be the only one to be used in the document, which is a PowerPoint template, so anyone who ...
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TrueType fonts in openoffice-writer? Why after installation they don't appear there?

Very silly question. Every tutorial or instructions for the installation of fonts like Arial, Times and so on in Openoffice, say I have to install the »TrueType« fonts. Altough Synaptic says I have ...
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Chrome - block pages from getting info about you

I recently ran panopticlick in my Chrome and I really didn't like the result (my browser was unique between every 2 000 000 tested browsers). I saw that large part of unique bits (20.93) was made up ...
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Need some help in recognizing a font on the image [duplicate]

Can't figure out, what kind of font is used here? Could somebody help?
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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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How to improve font rendering in Jedit?

I have started using Jedit due to easy to set up custom language syntax and folding. It is looking good except the fact that the font rendering seems to be the worst among all the editors (at least on ...
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Changing X.org default font

Installed ArchLinux, run X server, i3wm and some gtk+ applications (chromium, gedit etc.). Applications use font which is the same as my virtual console's font (Terminus I guess). How to switch to ...
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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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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 do I recreate Microsoft's Synthetic Bold in a non-Microsoft application?

I am using a font that does not have a "bold" typeface in a non-Microsoft application (specifically, a vector graphics program). I like the BOLD typeface that Microsoft synthesizes when I push CTRL-B ...
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Nix* Typeface Rendering Exactly as in WinXP

I'm exploring the world of GNU/Linux. I don't really need fancy AA smoothing or subpixels. It hurts my eyes even @ 96 dpi. I just need extremely sharp & contrast fonts. Maybe it's just me but ...
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How can I make fonts work correctly with ssh -X?

The following happens with any GUI application after I ssh to a VPS with -X (from Apple's Terminal with XQuartz): [x@y]$ emacs ~/.bashrc (emacs:1110): Pango-WARNING **: failed to choose a font, ...
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ImageMagick installing TrueType Font Support

I am trying to install ImageMagick from source, but I can not get it to install truetype. $ ./configure Option Value ...
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Change font of cell automatically without changing font of text already placed in the cell - Excel 2010

I would like to be able to have the font automatically change color when double clicking on the cell without changing the font of the text that is already in the cell. Is that possible?
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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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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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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 ...