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

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Difficulty with fonts when creating new custom theme Excel 2010

I have a table which is filled with Persian language texts. When creating a new theme, I set the Font of "IranNastaliq" (which is something like Italic in western languages) for it. Below shape. As ...
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How to set fractional font size in terminal?

I'm trying to set the font in gnome-terminal to 9.5, which is ideal for me. I have installed many programming fonts, viz. proggy, anonymous-pro, terminus, inconsolata, droid-monovar, consolas, gohu, ...
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Fastest rendering fonts in gnome-terminal

So I was reading an article on usesthis.com and he states "...I use the Terminus font because it is a bitmap font that renders fast and cleanly." Is this true? Which font renders the fastest in ...
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Issues when dwm was patched with tab and pango

I have patched dwm 6.0 with dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2a.diff and dwm-6.0-pango.diff. The topbar works correctly with true font type (Sans). But the tabbar is blank without title. How can I fix this? I have ...
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Extract Japanese text from PDF

I have a Japanese PDF from which I'm trying to extract the text but I'm banging my head off a wall after 3 hours of trying. If I try to copy & paste all I get is 􁁟􁀛􀾡􂛠 or some other gibberish. ...
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What is with this 'numbers and letters in boxes' font?

What is with this 'numbers and letters in boxes' font? Am I missing some update? Running Windows XP sp3. I get whole pages of it if its in Japanese, but sometimes it's also here and there on English ...
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Selectively changing font size in microsoft equation tools

Am trying to construct an equation in PowerPoint 2010 with the Equation Tools. I want to change the size of a couple of individual characters. (Specifically: I want some enclosing braces to be much ...
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How can I print legible text in a font size <1.5?

For biological research, I need to print characters so tiny that 2 of them fit in less than 0.5 mm, which I will read under a microscope. I am currently printing from Excel at font size of 1.5, using ...
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How to change default font size in Microsoft Excel for Mac?

I'm using Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and by default, a new spreadsheet has a font size of 12 for cells. On a 4k screen resolution, font size 12 is a bit small, so I have selected the whole ...
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Korean characters not appearing in Korean Windows XP computer

I am using a Korean software (with a partial English interface) in a Korean Version of Windows XP SP 3 However, in parts of the software, even when I change the interface to Korean, Korean letters ...
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So I want to change the default font color for eclipse, but the color wheel does nothing

I go to Preferences > General > Colors and Fonts And can change the text Font's font but am unable to change its default color. Does anyone know how this is accomplished. I am programing in ...
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How do I increase font size in Pidgin's buddy list?

My workplace has me using Pidgin on Windows 7. I am having trouble making it play nicely with my accessibility requirements. Specifically, as a GTK app out of its native habitat it is not following my ...
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Wordpad in Win 7: How to change the default font and size?

When I open a new Win 7 Wordpad doc and start typing, the font is size 11 Calibri. Is there a way to change the default in a newly opened doc to size 12 Verdana?
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How to list installed font families?

How can I list the family names of installed fonts on windows system? any command line utility or any registry paths?
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windows app fonts to small

I have an application that was written in for Windows 98 and it looks the same running under Win XP. I have now tried to run it under Win 8.1 and the fonts for the entry fields are to small. It looks ...
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Adobe replaces my fonts with generic Adobe fonts

I put together a document in Microsoft Publisher and used the font Tittilium. I clicked Save As and selected Save As PDF from the list. The problem is that the rendered PDF has the wrong fonts in ...
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Why does iterm2 toggle font rendering with every other boot

I don't reboot my mac very often, so I can't really state if this occurs with every reboot/relogin, but I dare to say, pretty much every time the font rendering of my iterm2 becomes thicker or thinner ...
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Why the same font looks different on Windows and Ubuntu?

I use Windows, and sometimes I use Ubuntu in a virtual machine. And I'm wondering why the fonts in Ubuntu are so much easier to read? Bellow you can see GEdit with Monospace 12, on Windows 7 (left) ...
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Edit characater spacing (tracking) in TTF font

I want to edit character spacing of a TTF font. I mean when you write "Hello", I need to change the font so that it was looking like "H e l l o". I have installed TTFEdit and in advanced I have found ...
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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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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 ...