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

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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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What Font does Notepad use to display e.g. Hebrew, when it claims to use Lucida Console but Lucida Console doesn't have those characters?

Courier New has the character \u05D0 hebrew letter aleph some other fonts do too such as Miriam and David. I can paste that into notepad Lucida Console does not have the character. Character map ...
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How to install OS X *.TTC font on Windows? Error: “*.TTC does not appear to be a valid font”

I own both a Mac running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, and a PC running Windows 7. On my Mac is a font called "AmericanTypewriter.ttc". I'd like to use that font on my PC, for a specific creative project. ...
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About some Fonts

So I found some fonts that windows might read. Even when I copy some words on Word with those fonts, and past them on the Enternet explorer, on google. The font stay and I can save a Word page and ...
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how to fix Hebrew font in Chrome browser after installing Windows 10?

Yesterday I installed Windows 10 and suddenly only in Chrome my Hebrew font showed up as squares instead of Hebrew letters. How can I solve it? *Note: it's only in Chrome version 44.0.2403.125
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How to fix small unicode text in windows 7?

I use Bengali texts to name some of my folder/files in windows 7, but the texts appear awfully small which bugs me a lot. Is there any way to fix this? What I want is to have the Bengali texts shown a ...
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Is there a way to increase the default font size for Java GUI applications?

Is there a way to increase the default font size for Java GUI applications? I am using someone else’s custom Java tool (no, I do not have the source) to perform text annotation for a research ...
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Windows 10 Font blurry 125% scaling

It's kind of hard to read sometimes so I have scaling set to 125% on 1920x1080 resolution. ClearType doesn't fix this I tried turning it on and off. Everything looks great and fine (Explorer, ...
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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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Jagged font rendering in Windows 8 Metro and Windows 10, even with Windows 7 ClearType

I've always been bothered by Windows's font rendering, but it really started to bug me in the Windows 10 Preview. All Linux OSes, including Mac OS X have clear, smooth fonts, but Windows's DirectWrite ...
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What's making my monospace font's bold wider than plain? (Linux, KDE)

Here's an example screen shot. The first "char" is bold, and takes up slightly more horizontal space than the second, plain "char" does in the line below. In other words, it would drive any programmer ...
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How to change the font of the heading number in Microsoft Word 2003?

How do you change the font of the heading number? If I get into the Styles and Formatting tab, then click on the drop down arrow of the heading I want to modify, and then edit the font in the Modify ...
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Does Windows 10 installer migrate your installed fonts from your previous version of windows?

Do I have to worry about losing my installed fonts when upgrading to a newer version of windows? In my case windows 10 from windows 8.1 Some fonts I have purchased and I don't want to lose them.
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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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Font is not generated correctly after being loaded in FontForge

I'm trying to modify a font for usage in Jetbrains IDEA, but just saving the font with FontForge breaks bold. The font I'm using is DejaVu Sans Mono. I follow these steps: Load it up into FontForge ...
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Libre Writer recognises 'Garamond' font when loading a document written in it, but does not have it as a selection

I am using Ubuntu 14, and am loading at Word .doc text file template provided by CreateSpacelink. The text in this template uses a font called Garamond. When I put a cursor over text in the template ...
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Convert .fon to TTF or OTF

How can I convert a bitmap fonts (.fon) into TTF or OTF fonts? I don't need any of the features in vector fonts such as ClearType; I just want my bitmap font simply transformed into TTF or OTF ...
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How to change the font(s) used by a PDF in OSX? Specifically I want to change from bitmap to vector fonts

I have a number of PDFs of scientific papers that I want to be able to read on a Kindle. They look fine on my laptop but on the Kindle they look like low quality scans and are awful to read. As far as ...
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Changing ALL System Fonts in Windows 7

I had a quick question about altering fonts in Windows 7 I was hoping someone could give me a hand with. I have a touch of OCD when it comes to consistency and am having trouble changing the system ...
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fc-match gives the same font regardless of query

Related: Why are my monospace fonts behaving erratically? No matter what input I give fc-match, it always returns the same thing. I think this is the root cause of the related Q above. How would ...
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Why are my monospace fonts behaving erratically?

I'm setting up an Arch box and I've installed Plasma 5 as my desktop environment. However, monospace fonts are behaving very erratically: Listed in the 'Fonts' prefpane, it displays fine. As part ...
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Fixing bad fonts in web pages in Firefox on Windows 7

See the image below which is a doctored screenshot of the view of https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive and is not concerning the fonts when editing a Google Docs. The font rendering is bad, ...
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Completely disable font matching in linux

I have installed plenty of nice fonts on my Arch Linux laptop, including a full set of Microsoft fonts, which I copied from my Windows desktop. However, applications keep rudely replacing them with ...
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I messed up my Windows 8.1 Fonts folder

I tried to back up my C:\Windows\Fonts folder by copying it. That gave me a "Fonts - copy" folder. I deleted that folder and now the properties of the original "Fonts" folder have changed. I believe ...
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Equation like font (Math Font) in MS Word outside an equation box

I'm unable to make the text outside an equation box looks like the same as inside it. Inside the equation box the font is Cambria Math Italic, I've set the normal text to this font, but it does not ...
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How can I make non-anti-aliased text look good in Firefox on Mac OS X?

After being a Windows user for the last 10 years, I got a MacBook Pro, which I'm working on configuring to my liking. I find small-size anti-aliased text to be blurry and hard to read, so I typically ...
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Win 8 system font turns into gibberish after each restart

I have accidentally put an AvenirNext.ttc (font file) to Windows Fonts folder (C:\Windows\Fonts). At first, no change was visible. Only the next morning when I turned the computer on, the system font ...
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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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Local font replacement stylesheet crashes Internet Explorer

I'm using the following user stylesheet in Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 Update): @font-face { font-family: "Arial"; src: local("Open Sans"); } @font-face { font-family: "Verdana"; ...
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How to get Firefox to use MS TrueType fonts for Helvetica, Times, etc?

I'm using (Windows) TrueType fonts on my Ubuntu workstation (details), and am mostly happy with how fonts look, both in desktop apps and on the web (using Firefox). However, on some web pages, like ...
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How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color?

How Can One change the MS-DOS prompt font color? MS-DOS is really old, and being the grandpappy of the computers it is really hard to find support for it. I have these tried suggestions from ...
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Forcing Acrobat Reader font

I have a netbook with Linpus Linux and I'm trying to open automatically generated documents with Acrobat Reader that use Verdana but without having it embedded inside the PDF file. Linpus doesn't ...
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Font Tracking in ppt

I need to set font tracking to 80% in a ppt slide, but it appears you can only set character spacing of pts. How many pts equals 80%?? I am using a purchased font (Whitney Light)
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How to use / convert / see .AFM / .INF / .MCY / .PFY / .SCR / .TTY font files?

I just purchased a very old font book with three CDs inside of it. The names of the files are quite obscure to me (and I've been designing fonts since 2003), .AFM / .INF / .MCY / .PFY / .SCR / .TTY. ...
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How to delete a font in Windows 7 that is still in use?

I installed a barcode font for a project. The font was installed thru the Fonts control panel. Now I would like to remove the font from my system but when I try to delete it it gives me a warning ...
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Are there fonts that have both italic and oblique variants? [closed]

I would like to know if there are fonts I can download that come in both italic and oblique styles. I tried searching on the web, really I did. And there are always millions of results! But none of ...
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Changes not stored: MS Word Find and replace: italics --> all caps

Inside MS Word, I record a macro which does a bunch of find and replaces. One of which is find-->font-->italics and replace-->All Caps i.e Hello ---> HELLO When I do this, the ...
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How to make Outlook font sizes bigger in the reading pane?

If you use outlook, you may have noticed that there is no default way to permanently and unilaterally change the zoom (font size) in the reading pane. If you click on a message, it will be defaulted ...
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Windows 7 Fonts Folder Corrupted and Crashes Windows Explorer

I'm using Windows 7 (32-bit). Every time I open the Fonts folder, Windows Explorer crashes and restarts. The Fonts folder has no icon: If I open the Fonts folder: If I try to open "Change Font ...
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Where is the Arial Narrow font on Windows?

If I open up MS Word, I can see Arial Narrow in the font list (so I know it is on my machine somwhere). But when I go to c:\Windows\Fonts or to c:\Windows\winsxs I can not seem to find any file that ...
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Website “unsafe” on Chrome and other browsers

I recently switches to HTTPS with a free certificate from WoSign (https://buy.wosign.com/free/ definitely recommend it because it provides free SSL for up to 3 year and free renewal and multiple ...
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Printing a non monospaced font on 130 columned dot matrix printer

There's an old system built using Oracle Forms here in our office that utilizes 130 columns continuous dot matrix printers. When printing report made by this system, I've noticed that it only prints ...
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How can I change Finder's default font size system wide?

I am using an iMac 5k with 27 inch screen. The screen is great. The problem is the screen is too large which makes the font looks smaller in Finder. Command+J can only change the view option for one ...
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How To Change Tab Font Size In Notepad++

Just like the title says, I'm trying to change the font size in Notepad++ to the default font size. I don't know why it's so huge.
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Why do StackOverflow code blocks look awful in Chrome 37?

I've just updated Google Chrome to version 37 on my Linux system. Now code blocks look like this: And text while I write this question looks like this: On the same system, the question with code ...
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How can I use Font Awesome in Photoshop and Fireworks?

So I downloaded Font Awesome and installed the font. Now I'd like to use this font in my designs in Photoshop and Fireworks. How would I do that?
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How To Change The Fonts In Windows 8

In Windows 7, there is an option to change the fonts for things such as the active title bar, menu, etc. It was found by opening the Window Color and Appearance settings in the Control Panel. I just ...
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Vector arrows on top of letters? Or a better workaround for Word 2003?

I need to insert vector notations in my documents, Microsoft Word 2003: It takes some time to hack this into Word by creating an equation { EQ \O(a;→)} where the font size of the arrow → has to be ...
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Fonts in PDF files: How do I ensure that a font will render properly across platforms/readers?

I created a document in MS Word (2007) and then published to PDF with the intention of creating a document that looks the same regardless of platform or pdf reader choice. It looks fine on a couple ...