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

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Font smoothing in the Terminal

I've noticed that the fonts that the default font on emacs is a lot smoother and easier on the eye than the font inside the terminal. Although they are both supposedly monospace 12 fonts, I was ...
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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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How can I save a Word document as a PDF *without* any embedded fonts?

I have Microsoft Word 2010 and I am trying to use it to create a PDF document with a catch. I do NOT want any of the fonts used embedded. However, all the save options I have tried result in ...
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Font displays different “characters” when displayed on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP or 7

I was working with our account today who complained that a signature of "John Smith" was being printed on checks coming out of our accounting system. Today was unusual, she was running our ...
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View Source in Chrome Font Missing

I've just installed a font management software on OS X called FontExplorer X Pro and have installed a few new fonts. Unwittingly it seems I may have accidentally messed around with some of the system ...
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Installed Font, but can't use it in any application, it previews but can't be used

https://github.com/olton/Metro-UI-CSS/tree/master/fonts I tried the ttf. It's a bunch of metro icons/glyphs. Installs fine in OSX or Windows and neither detect any problems with it. I can preview it ...
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Firefox subpixel rendering on Ubuntu

I was reading this here blog entry and the page was driving my eyes NUTS. Seems like it's the fault of Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. It's had this problem before, it seems but it should be fixed. ...
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What happens if both OTF and TTF version of the same font are installed?

Windows (7) allows for simultaneous installation of the same font in different formats. cmd shows that both .otf and .ttf files are present in C:\Windows\Fonts, but are they ever used? Or does the ...
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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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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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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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Font display issue, can't view chinese chars except in just a few places

I have a line of c# code that inserts chinese chars into a DB table using N notation, the string I'm inserting shows up fine in in the VS .CS file. But when I debug and I look at the string var for ...
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How to activate font smoothing for CJK fonts [duplicate]

I'm using Firefox 21 on Windows 8. This is how CJK fonts are displayed. The title of the Wikipedia article is displayed smoothly with anti-aliasing since the font is large enough. Latin text in ...
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How to render fonts in Windows 8 like in XP?

I just got new PC and upgraded from XP to Windows 8 (yeah I skipped Vista and Win7) and now I have a problem with all this font rendering with smoothing-antialiasing-ClearType crapola. It is hard to ...
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The font used by Microsoft Word 2007 equations

I want to write some mathematical expressions in a web page and I really like the font used in Word 2007 equations; I want to use it but I don't know its name; can anybody help me, please?
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Can I set font fallbacks in PuTTy?

I want to be able to display the unicode characters ℓ, ∘, ₁, and ⊔ (among others) in emacs in screen in PuTTy. I can see the first one by setting the font to Courier New, or I can see the second and ...
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Generate TTF font preview for multiple files

I want to generate a preview of multiple TTF fonts without installing them. Each font should have custom text, and the output should be 1 font per line in a format like JPEG or PDF, so that I could ...
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View number of glyphs in a given font for Linux

For a given ttf or otf font, how to get meta information? Information such as how many glyphs were used, what tool was used, what version of font we have, its label, etc? For windows machine, I have ...
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Replace only a specified font in Chrome - revisited

I'm trying to get the answer over here to work, and later on to add some GUI to maintain some input and output lists: Replace only a specified font in Chrome Since it doesn't really work here I first ...
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does exist an open source font supporting primarily unicode's symbols / dingbats?

does exist a font supporting primarily unicode's symbols, pictograms, dingbats blocks? http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2600.pdf http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U1F300.pdf ... and more on ...
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How to get the Monaco font for Linux

I'm interested in getting the following font, which is called Monaco. This user says that it is Monaco, and so as confirmed by slhck. But still I don't know where I can get this font (or something ...
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GTK+ 3 Menu configuration for Emacs

I don't like the GTK based emacs (Screenshot #1) and still prefer the tradition emacs (Screenshot #2), which I get from Ubuntu PPA. The fundamental difference is that the tradition emacs looks ...
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how to change the font in text mode VIM (not gvim with GUI)

I'd like to change the default font in VIM to Adobe Source Code Pro on a CentOS server (without desktop GUI). I've installed the OTF fonts in the package. How can I have the new monospace font set ...
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Change Window Title Text On Windows 8?

I would like to change the color of the window title text on: Windows 8 Professional x64 With all Aero features enabled On the desktop (not in MUI mode) Have tried various existing solutions for ...
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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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The quickest way to change text font when browsing web?

I often want to set the text on my screen to some of my favourite fonts (e.g. Candara, Century Gothic, ...). To do that I use inspect element in the browser to change the css font of the element as ...
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Select font (face) for AucTeX section styles

Is there a way to select the font (face) and size for the AucTeX section styles?
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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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Problems displaying Chinese characters in some apps

I've recently installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I can display and copy/paste chinese characters fine in a web browser (e.g. textbox control) or in MS word, but in notepad or in the IE address bar they ...
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Font characters change to gibberish sporadically in vim

I use vim on a Mac in iTerm2 (ie - not MacVIM) and within a tmux session. I have powerline installed, so that's something to keep in mind. Sometimes, when I'm typing in a particular file, for some ...
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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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View font characters for fonts not installed

This question assumes a Windows system. For installed fonts, one can use Windows' Character Map to view the available characters of those fonts (with their Unicode codes). Even better is the "Symbol" ...
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Font alias for remote X server connection

I am connecting to remote server to launch an X application (qmon). After I type ssh myserver -X and launch the application, I get the following error: Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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Terminal font looks different (I think some application changed it)

The Terminal font on my computer (Windows 8) is messed up. I think some application I had from earlier changed it to look different. Looks fine in the CMD: Everywhere else, ugly: So, how do I ...
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Font display issues on certain websites/applications

At some websites, fonts on my computer don't display right. If you go to http://desmos.com/calculator and type something into the input box area, it should look nice. See this pic. though? I've ...
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ffmpeg drawtext initialization error

I'm trying to convert an image sequence to a video file with some text overlay(eventually frame counter). The command I am using ffmpeg -r 24 -y -i mambo_%05d.png -i ..\3DW_Mambo.wav \ -vf ...
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PhpStorm/WebStorm: Is there way to adjust the font letter spacing?

I am using a non-default font in Webstorm. I quite like it except that the letters are a bit too spaced, horizontally. Now, I now that there is a setting to adjust the vertical spacing between lines. ...
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How do OSes manage Fonts

How do OSes (Mac/Windows/Linux) manage Fonts? Does the OS load a copy of each installed Font into memory, which can then be used by any application requiring that font? Does this mean that installing ...
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Webstorm/PhpStorm: Select specific font from a Font Family

WebStorm/PhpStorm: How do I choose a specific font from a font family? (for the editor). Specifically, I have downloaded the Source Code Pro font. It comes with these typefaces: Extra Light, Light, ...
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How do I determine what process is using a font? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I delete a font through the control panel applet I get a message that it is in use. If I attempt to delete the file in %SYSTEMROOT%\fonts with farmanager it says that its locked by ...
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How to increase recieved messages text size in Lotus Sametime

I'm using Sametime 8.5.1 on Windows 7 and I would like the text to appear bigger. I tried changing file>preferences>Sametime>Chat Window>Chat font but this changes my font, not the senders font. Is ...
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Adding Microsoft console (CMD) font in registry does not work with Eastern Asian language for non-unicode programs

The known registry setting in LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont Allows you to add font by having the Value Name to be a multiple of 0 and Value Data ...
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How to change the default font of gVim

Edit: I moved the original question to 'The docked gVim in Windows 7 jumps upon tab switch' After struggling with my .vimrc, I am resorting to setting the font from windows registry instead, because ...
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Change formula font size in LibreOffice

I am trying to change the font size of the formula tool in LibreOffice. I have been told: To permanently change the default size (12 pt) used in LibreOffice Math, you must first set the size ...
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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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Mock-up with WebFonts in Illustrator

I am working on a web design that will be using webfonts from typekit or fontdeck, etc, but need to work with them in Illustrator to determine layouts, type combinations, sizes, etc. I cant find ...
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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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Google Chrome and Helvetica Neue, big bug

I'm experiencing a big, bad bug only with Google Chrome. I have all the Helvetica fonts installed on my Windows 7 computer. (Helvetica, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica Neue LT, and so on.. it's like more ...
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Fallback fonts in gedit or geany for Windows

On Linux I often use gedit and Geany, and love the interface of both. On Windows (8) however, non seem to support font fallback; that is, when I open a text file containing Chinese and Japanese ...
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How can I see some sample text rendered in all fonts on my system?

I want to choose a font (technically, a typeface or font-family) out the numerous ones I have on my (Windows) system, for use in some (non-TeX) application, e.g. LO Writer. To do this, I want to be ...