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

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Helvetica fonts always rendering as bold in Chrome

This started happening a few days ago and I can't figure it out. When using Chrome, any text with font-family Helvetica or 'Helvetica Neue' always render in a super heavy/bold font. For example, ...
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How can I use emoji characters on a Windows 8 PC without a touch screen?

The Windows 8.x touch screen keyboard allows for use of many emoji characters, but how can these be accessed without a touch screen? I would've thought they should be available through Character Map, ...
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Change the DEFAULT console window font in Windows 10

How do I change the default console font in Windows 10? I have already made the change to "Cmd.exe", but the problem is I also execute a lot of other console applications by directly executing them (...
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What font will be used for PDFs if Helvetica font unavailable

If a PDF is created using Helvetica as a font but that font is not available on an end users machine is there any way to determine what font will be used in its place? The file is generated with the ...
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Enabling MacType for Chrome 52+?

I've recently installed a dev-channel Chrome 53 (currently the latest, Version 53.0.2785.8 dev-m (64-bit)) and noticed that Chrome now renders in-page fonts ignoring MacType, and I wouldn't say I like ...
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disable italic font in gnome-terminal

I use gnome-terminal on Debian 8 with Source Code Pro Regular as the font (the font comes with the TeXLive distribution). How can I disable the use of italics universally in the terminal? One ...
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How to use font substitution in Word Online and Office 365 in general?

I'm trying to make a Word template for my company and we use a custom font in our brand assets, it looks fine when the font is installed but when we send the files to our clients it looks pretty bad ...
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Uneven and blurry fonts across the whole system in XP

In Windows XP, all fonts look 'uneven' and are a headache to read. The display is VGA (and LCD) and the resolution is 1280x768. The vertical lines on some characters vary in thickness and blurriness. ...
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Find and Replace upper case

I would like to use the Find and Replace function to substitute a number of words which are in all caps, normal style, by a font in which they are in small caps with the first letter of each one ...
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Windows tab header font messed up

Please help -- some of my Windows 10 fonts are messed up. I have reset all DPI scaling, font settings, themes etc. but cannot get rid of this problem. See this image as an example: http://imgur.com/...
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Some letters misrendered in Chrome (missing tittle/crossbar on letter 't')

Recently I've started noticing odd text rendering problems on Chrome. The main one being the letters 't' and 'e'. I don't know what caused the problem as I don't remember updating Chrome or anything ...
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Cyrillic characters in Sublime Text 3 with Terminus font

I have an issue with displaying Cyrillic characters in Sublime Text 3 when I choose my favorite Terminus font: all they looks like unfilled rectangles. In other text editors I have a "character set" ...
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How do I replace Windows 10's emoji?

I'd like to replace Microsoft's Segoe UI Symbol emoji globally with Noto Color Emoji's (since it has country flags and, more importantly, I think they're adorable). Unfortunately, Windows tells me it'...
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LibreOffice Writer messes up IPA

I copied and pasted this into LibreOffice Writer ɑt͡ʃɛxɑ qɔbo qɔɛɾɘ It came out like this. Looks like it's just a display issue: when I copy the text out of LOW again, it looks the same as the ...
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How To Change Font Size In Notepad++

Just like the title says, I'm trying to change the font size in Notepad++ to what it should be. I don't know why it's so huge.
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Search pdf for character or string in specific font or style

Is there a way, including a choice of software, to search a pdf file for a specific character or string in a specific font or font style. An example of what I would like to do is find ‘α’ in “αλφαβητο”...
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How to find out current font used in my Emacs?

How to find out current font used in my Emacs? I'm using GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.29) of 2010-05-08 on black.local `
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Powerline-status & iTerm2 3.0 glyphs not rendering

Ever since I upgraded to iTerm2 3.0 (currently 3.0.2) the Powerline fonts aren’t rendering with the special glyphs in the Terminal. The glyphs still render in VIM, so I know they’re there. I’m ...
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why does windows 10 reduce font size to microscopic without provocation?

in more than one application, windows 10 reduces font size down to microscopic. sometimes the whole window drops down in size. using the font box, and changing font size to 26 gets it back up to ...
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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 format....
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Not clear/sharp font in Windows after connecting it thru Remote desktop for the 1st time

Today I've logged in thru remote session to my Windows 7 machine for the 1st time. After that I came back and on started working on site (physically on box), bud noticed immediately that my font is ...
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How to change the default Segoe WP font on Windows 8?

Short question: How can I change the default windows 8.1 fonts to something else?! (see pic below for further details) Long question: I discovered that the default Windows 8 font is Segoe WP which ...
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How to Disable Direct Write in Windows 10?

I find ClearType, Direct Write, etc. font rendering systems not very aesthetically pleasing. So I download a free software called MacType on my Windows 10. The problem is that it does not render ...
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Can't convert either ttf or woff2 font to svg image

How can I convert either ttf or woff2 fonts to svg? I'm specifically trying to convert a word to a svg path geometry (rather an an svg with embedded <font> tags) that doesn't rely on the user ...
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How to fix messed up font and script of games on Windows 10?

A couple of games I had decided to play, had screwed up fonts and script, I thought maybe that the publisher of the games company was messed up, but as I tried other games by other developers, the ...
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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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OneNote 2016 Font Changing

I received a onenote document from a friend who is using the 2016 version of onenote, just like myself. For some reason, he likes the comic sans font whereas I prefer a more traditional font. Anyway, ...
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Some Unicode fonts not working in Windows 7/Firefox

I want to display Egyptian Hieroglyphics: 𓀀 𓀁 𓀂 𓀃 𓀄 𓀅 𓀆 𓀇 𓀈 𓀉 𓀊 𓀋 𓀌 𓀍 𓀎 𓀏 𓀐 𓀑 𓀒 𓀓 𓀔 𓀕 𓀖 𓀗 𓀘 𓀙 𓀚 𓀛 𓀜 𓀝 𓀞 𓀟 𓀠 𓀡 𓀢 𓀣 These are part of Unicode 5.2. TL;DR: ...
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How can I improve font appearance in google chrome?

. On the left is firefox 4, on the right is chrome 12. Is there a way to make chrome render prettier fonts? The above image was taken on windows xp. Below is another example from windows 7.
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GIMP stuck on “Loading Data Files: Fonts”

I load up GIMP and it gets stuck on "Loading Data Files: Fonts" every time. I have deleted my GIMP profile multiple times, I cleared my font cache, I even searched for corrupt fonts, (0kb font file ...
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Using custom fonts without administrator rights?

I know you can put custom fonts in say C:\Windows\Fonts and applications will be able to find and use them. However this is only possible when you have administrator access to the machine, which is ...
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Poor font rendering in all browsers.

I've been experiencing a strange problem with one person's laptop that I maintain. The computer shows oddly formatted fonts in all browsers. I think it's one specific font family but I don't have a ...
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Program won't allow the option to change a font color in the xml file

So basically, I am new to xml, and I'm attempting to make a custom theme for a desktop icon organizing program called Nimi Places. In the theme folder where all the xml files are that hold each theme'...
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Why doesn't fc-match respect my match and edit rule for Courier when it does for Consolas?

I am using Debian with XFCE. Default behavior: No match or alias First, let me show the default behavior of my system when ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf has no match or alias tags. <?xml ...
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Changing the default font on Microsoft Word 2010 has no effect on new pages

When I go into the Options/Advanced info on Fonts in Microsoft Word 2010 on Windows 10, I continually change the default font of 11-pt Calibri to 12-pt Times Roman and save it. However, it never ...
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Font sizes changing in VMware Linux guest OS in dual-monitor setup

Good day. I have a Slackware Linux VM that I run on my laptop. I have it setup to use both my laptop screen and an external monitor in full-screen mode so my guest OS can use both screens ...
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Problems Installing a New Font

I am attempting to install a new font. I open the control panel, and I open the "Fonts" tab. I go to the file tab in Fonts. What I see when I open the File tab Every time I attempt to install a ...
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How to change the titlebar's font size and height in Gnome Shell windows

Is it possible to customize the font size and other properties of the window titlebars in gnome-shell?
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How do I display the latest Unicode characters (esp. emoji) in Windows browsers?

None of my browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE) display characters for Unicode 7, 8, 9 (or 10) emojis: These are often sent to me by people on phones. Unicode 6 characters are supported, but hard to ...
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What could cause strange characters in Vim?

I'm have this really strange problem in Vim using the NERD tree plugin, where, as you can see in the picture, the characters are showing up very strange. Where there is the ahat, ~V 3/4 it should be |-...
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How to add line on the top of the text in excel 2016

How do I add horizontal line on text in excel 2016. It is like underline but it goes on the top instead of bottom of the text. There are explanations on the internet for earlier versions of excel but ...
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Fix corrupted font in multi level list

I've a multi level list defined in Word 2013. It's level 4 is corrupted and looks strange (all other levels are fine): (it should be "1.1. level 4 list item", but "1.1." is just masked) In "define ...
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Cannot change powershell default font to Lucida Console

This is a trivial problem, but it annoys me that I can't get to the bottom of it: I'm running Windows 8, Powershell version 3.0. By right-clicking on the title bar I can go into the Properties and ...
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How to change the font of a specific formula which is part of an Excel Cell?

="InterContinental Vienna @ "&M9&" "&M42&" p/room p/night" based on the above example, M9 = EUR and M42 = 150 Result I am looking for is: InterContinental Vienna @EUR 150p/room p/...
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Windows WOFF Viewer

What program will allow me to open a *.woff file from Windows Explorer in any of my project folders and simply show me text using that font? This is explicitly not the same as font viewing programs ...
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Unable to install fonts on Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10 x64 Pro and I'm unable to preview or install fonts. When I try to preview a font (double click or Right Click >> Preview), I get an error message that reads "The requested ...
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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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Some unicode symbols still not displayed with urxvt or xterm

I've been having trouble viewing certain unicode symbols under urxvt or xterm. The font I'm using is Source Code Pro for Powerline which I installed through the powerline fonts repo. My .Xresources ...
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How to get Adobe Acrobat XI PDF Printer to convert PDF with Asian text to single page with same text?

I'm converting a two page pdf to a single page PDF with Japanese characters. Double to single page conversion goes fine except, I'm getting garbage characters in certain sets of text. I can convert it ...
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Why Do Some Components Not Respect DPI Scaling on Windows 10

This has been a problem for me for too long, and I have no idea how to resolve. I use a Dell Laptop with a docking station, the 14" Touch Screen has a greater than HD resolution. This means that when ...