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

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fontconfig: Change the name a font is listed with

When I install a font like "Colaborate" in Debian, I see five different font families (e.g. in Inkscape or LibreOffice): Colaborate-Bold ColaborateLight Colaborate-Medium Colaborate-Regular ...
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How to convert a font file used in mac with .bmap extension to .ttf?

Unfortunately one of my client purchased a mac font with extension .bmap instead of the one to support the windows. Is there any good converter that converts .bmap to .ttf? Please anyone help.
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Is there a way to display Unicode flags by installing a specific font? If so, which?

So I've been wondering about the Regional Indicator Symbols and their use in mobile phone systems. It should theoretically be possible to create a font for computers that shows the actual flags ...
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Fixedsys does not look like fixedsys

This is probably going to rank high in the insanity department, but my question is how I make my Fixedsys look like Fixedsys. Somehow, despite being installed, it always ends up substituted with ...
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Why isn't Helvetica Neue rendering properly?

I installed some new Helvetica variations the other day and since then Helvetica Neue isn't rendering how it should (in Chrome or Firefox). I tried deleting all the Helvetica fonts and installing ...
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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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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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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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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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Changing my web browser font

I just installed OpenSUSE 13.2 on my system with GNOME Shell. The font that I get is just plain hideous. I'm not talking about the title bar font though. I'm talking about this monstrosity that I see ...
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Font not showing on Windows (taking space)

(Complete font newbie here) I took a stock font and created a certain glyph which was the combination of other glyphs The steps involved were: Open in fontforge, and then save the font as dir. Use ...
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Are .otf fonts safe to install on Windows?

I've been searching and haven't been able to find anything on this. There are lots of free fonts available online in .otf format. After downloading them, you Right click->Install to install the ...
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Distorted text on certain systems (gibberish) on a delphi 6 based program

Our company use a software which developed in Delphi 6. Main language is Hebrew (this problem begin few years ago), in some systems we get gibberish values instead of Hebrew text. This problem ...
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I have Helvetica installed but it doesn't show up in the Fonts folder

I have both "Helvetica" and "Helvetica Neue" typefaces installed but only the last one shows up in the Fonts folder even thought when I open Photoshop or any software I can use both. How can I fix ...
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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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Why does my PDF have improper bolding/unbolding when saved from Word 2010?

I have the font "Alegreya" installed on my Windows 8.1 PC. In the "Fonts" folder, I see that this includes font styles "Black; Black Italic; Bold; Bold Italic; Italic; Regular." When I write a ...
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Fixed highlighting in tmux

I miss highlighting (reverse mode) on console since I started to use urxvt + tmux as main terminal. The highlights was replaced with with italic font - what looks pretty cool at first - however I ...
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Changing font of bilingual (Chinese & English) text in Excel

I have a large Excel file containing both English and Chinese text. I would like to change the font of the English text but whenever I do so, the Chinese text switches to another Chinese font, which ...
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How can I make a TTF font out of SVG graphics?

I have a series of numbers 0-9 as SVG graphics. I'd like to be able to reference them in my app as TTF font. I've never made a font before and am having trouble finding a solution to this. How can I ...
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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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OS X Yosemite fonts jagged/blurry on external monitor

Anyone have any suggestions on possible fixes for jagged text on my external monitor hooked up to my rMBP? I am using an ASUS MX279H monitor. The text is pretty jagged everywhere. Safari, Messages, ...
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How to fix font anti-aliasing in IntelliJ IDEA when using high DPI?

I use a higher DPI setting which makes IntelliJ (actually Android Studio) have really messed up fonts. I use MacType which renders my fonts beautifully elsewhere, but I guess Java VM somehow ...
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Do several installed fonts on a system affect system performance or boot time in Windows?

Earlier it was common to believe that many (never seen defined what many means) fonts will slow down windows. Is that still a valid issue on today's hardware with Windows Vista/7? There are some ...
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Chrome font size decreased drastically for no apparent reason

I just restarted Chrome after a crash and the font size had decreased significantly in some areas of certain websites and not others. It is not due to the zoom level being changed and the DirectWrite ...
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Fine tuning Windows visual aspects in Windows 8.1

I'm using Windows 8.1. I know that in Windows 7 I was able to adjust all (just about) all of the visual aspects of the window, and the desktop, such as the font in the title bar or even in desktop ...
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Unusual font issue in Chrome

Of late, I've noticed that some websites are using really light font that are barely visible. I thought that it was just a growing trend in web designing but it was weird. I decided to try and visit ...
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Why Does Text Get Squished Up In Word 2010 With A Translucent Watermark?

You may experience an anomaly in Word 2010 that looks like this: The expected result is supposed to be normally-displayed text. In the picture below, the text that is circled contains approximately ...
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Hyperlink font in Excel always changes to the default font face/size

For cells containing hyperlinks the font changes automatically into the default one (even though I have selected all cells and applied a different font). How can you configure Excel to use the same ...
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Missing font in the template psd

I am on photoshop CC 2014. I need to modify a wedding invitation card. When I opened it I get this error Missing Font.I try to resolve this problem by choosing the proposed font as mentioned in the ...
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Font inconsolata unreadable under Windows 8.1 with small font sizes

I always use inconsolata-g for programming but with font sizes under 11 it is unreadable in Windows 8.1. For example the equal sign is just displayed as a single line. I have clear type activated and ...
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How to change Page Title format in MS OneNote 2013

I was used to having my Page Titles in Calibri, but in some update there came a new style for Page Titles that is Calibri Light, and I can't figure out how I change that style from Light to Normal.
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I need to create a PowerPoint template for departmental use with fonts embedded. Which popular fonts are unrestricted?

I've got a broad need to create a PowerPoint template to be shared across a range of several dozen people, with widely varying ranges of technical aptitude and different computers. I have no ...
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Font name of windows taskbar

Windows 7: I downloaded a program to give me a taskbar on my 2nd monitor at work. The font on that second taskbar is off. I would like to try and change it to match the main taskbar. What is the font ...
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Is there a font included in standard Office 2013 that supports Ancient Egyptian numerals?

I'm making a quiz in which I want to ask a sum in Egyptian Hieroglypics. I give them a sum in Arabic numerals, and they need to select the correct answer in ancient Egyptian numerals. The numerals I ...
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Issues with Chromium Scaling

For further reference, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and am using Chromium 41.0.2272.76. My default screen resolution is 1920x1080, and my font size is 11pt. I was recently poking around with the scaling ...
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Terrible font rendering in some applications but not others

I'm not sure what's changed, but all Windows updates are done, and all browsers are fully up to date. Chrome 40, Firefox 35, Opera 27. This is what my fonts look like at the moment: I have ...
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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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LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 opening a PDF file displaying wrong Traditional Chinese characters

I have installed the LibreOffice 4.4.0.3 portable for Windows (my OS is 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium Traditional Chinese version), hoping to use the PDF editing feature in the LibreOffice Draw. I ...
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GSUB table lookups not working in Fontforge

I'm making an Indic font and some letter combinations have to be replaced by conjuncts and so on. I've never designed a font requiring substitutions. I studied Kalinga font supplied with MS Windows ...
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Linux Mint. Installing bdf fonts with console (fc-cache/fc-list)

I found an interesting font on GitHub. And it even had an instullation guide. So I use fc-cache -fv and it displays processing on directory with my files: ... /home/my_profile_name/.fonts: caching, ...
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Removing a font from Windows

I've downloaded a font named Helvetica, thinking I was really downloading the real Helvetica. It happens that the font has that same name and when I visit a website that is using Helvetica the browser ...
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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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How do I fix line spacing in Notepad++?

I used CCleaner on my pc and restarted. After I restarted I opened Notepad++ and was told that config.xml was gone. Afterwards, my previous opened .txt document was opened but the font and spacing ...
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Chrome not displaying characters despite being installed

There are quite a few sources online on how to fix Unicode characters not displaying correctly, though most of them just tell you to make sure you have a font installed on your system that contains ...
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Troubleshooting Text Not Displaying Properly - Java Applets / Pop-Ups

I'm having trouble troubleshooting a display issue I'm seeing in some pop-up windows, and it seems to be Java related. I'm on the latest JRE (no new updates available from java update), have tried ...
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How to know which fonts are used in selected part of a PDF document

I'm using Foxit Reader as default PDF viewer. How can I see what type of font is used for a selected part of a PDF document? (If this can only be done with another software, I'd prefer a freeware as ...
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Eye friendly text/background display color in Word 2013

White background and black font can cause eye fatigue after long hours of editing documents with Microsoft Word. I think I remember that an old version of Word (probably 6.0) had this feature: Navy ...
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How can I repair original windows 8 Font Types

Recently I've decided to remember good ol' times and install classic windows 98 themes: **** Sorry, I can't attach any images due to low reputation **** When I've realized all the default fonts are ...
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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 ...