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

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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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Linux Mint. Installing 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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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 ...
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how do you make emacs-w32 display utf-8 characters?

I have used emacs as my primary editor for a while. Since I now have a windows dependency at work I tried installing emacs-w32. I am having problems making it display utf-8 characters correctly. The ...
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Update KB3013455 actually affects Windows 7 systems too?

I'm experiencing blurriness and fading letters. There has been released a fix for that but not for Windows 7 so what do I do? Here's what I'm talking about in case anyone's confused.
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Excel Macros 2013: Is it possible to create a Macro that, with a shortcut key, toggles a selected value between red and black font colours

I have created a spreadsheet with information regarding students grades and wish to be able to toggle the font colour of selected cells to indicate change in data. I have attempted to use "If", ...
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Does installing a bunch of unnecessary fonts slow computers down?

Several sites and blogs advise users to remove the excess fonts from their OS. Does this help in performance or is this just a myth? If it is true, why is that so?
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English (latin) characters in Chinese texts look odd

I have noticed on some websites from China and other maybe some other countries, have some English text mixed in with them, but the font looks rough and stretched out. Here is an example from ...
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How to change the list of font’s supported scripts

When I do otfinfo -s fontname.otf with a font (that support Cyrillic) I get the following result: DFLT Default grek Greek latn Latin latn.AZE Latin/Azeri latn.CAT ...
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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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Change how web browser interprets certain fonts?

I have the Helvetica Neue Family fonts, and there are a lot of websites that use the Helvetica Neue font but it defaults to the Ultralight font. But finally after much research, I found the answer, so ...
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Arial, Courier New and Times screen fonts suddenly fuzzy/unreadable

UPDATE: thanks to the Rubber Duck effect, I just stumbled upon this note. It is a known problem: if you have Windows XP and either manually or with some "hack" managed to download the Windows Update ...
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Change color of pasted email addresses in LibreOffice Calc

I use LibreOffice Calc on a Linux system. Sometimes when I paste text into a cell (in particular, email addresses) they display as blue font on grey background. But I want black font on white ...
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Myriad pro font issue

Why when i try to type in Arabic with Myriad Pro font in Illustrator Cs6 it show me box with "x" inside it as undefined? but when i type it in illustrator Cs5 i have no problem , i tried everything ...
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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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Change the color of specific words in Microsoft Word/Publisher

I have a paragraph of text with 5 different colors. Is is possible to just change the color of black text to another color? If not, is there an easier way than just selecting each part of the text ...
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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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Find name of fonts used within Gimp xcf file

Is there a way to find name of fonts used within Gimp .xcf file?
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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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Increase default font size of Java GUI applications?

Is there a way to increase the default font size for Java applications? I am using someone else's custom Java tool (no, I do not have the source) to perform text annotation for a research project. ...
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Windows 7 - my fonts are all hidden

As my font list and font settings show below, my fonts on Windows 7 are nowhere to be found. Any ideas how I can "find" my fonts? I'd like to copy a font file.
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Why are the fonts on Vista mucked up? [duplicate]

Why are the fonts of my Microsoft Vista mucked up? And when/how might they get fixed? If you use Microsoft Vista and you installed the latest security fix over the weekend you may have noticed that ...
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Where does RubyMine find its fonts on OS X?

RubyMine 7.0.4, OS X 10.9.5. I am trying to change the font in RubyMine through the preferences, and I can select from a list of fonts, which I assume are preexisting system fonts. I added Fira ...
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Increase/Decrease Font Size in iTerm2

Issue: I use laptop on the go, and connect to external monitor when in the office. Given that the external monitor is very large, I need to increase fonts in the existing iTerm2 window (usually one) ...
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Missing Glyph error during PDF/A conversion with Ghostscript

I try to convert a PDF created by SAP to PDF/A for archival purposes with Ghostscript 9.15 by using the following command line: gswin64c.exe -P -dFirstPage=1 -dLastPage=2147483647 -dPDFA=2 -dSAFER ...
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Corrupted rendering of Courier New font in Windows Server 2003 [duplicate]

I have two virtual machines with Windows Server 2003 running in VMware Workstation 11.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.1. Unfortunately several days or weeks ago both the machines started to render all four fonts ...
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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 does Chromium OS choose its fonts?

I just started to use Chromium OS. I'm just wondering how does Chromium OS configure its fonts settings (which file it uses), I don't guess it's in /etc/fonts/conf.avail. And Chromium OS has a good ...
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ugly font in XP, how can I restore it?

The XP SP3 workstation I used in workplace changed font rendering to ugly one in sudden(maybe after rebooting with chkdsk messages). How can I restore the font rendering setting back to normal? ...
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use Ubuntu font as system font in windows 8.1

I love Ubuntu font so I want to show ubuntu font everywhere in my 8.1 like in "my computer","file name", "control penal" etc. how to do that?
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Font overrode other font?

so basically a few days ago I downloaded and installed Helvetica Neue UltraLight font and I recently noticed that everything is screwed up. Most websites use Helvetica Neue font and this new font must ...
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Windows 8.1 is deleting fonts on restart

I know this has been asked before here but the fix doesn't work for me. When I do the registry edit my computer keeps restarting over and over. I REALLY do not want to refresh my PC once again and ...
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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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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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Ugly font antialiasing

I have a problem with font antialiasing on a Windows XP PC. Example image (top half bad vs bottom half good taken on another XP box): I'm using normal antialiasing (I don't like ClearType). What ...
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Fuzzy Arial font on Windows, clearer on Linux

I noticed that on Linux Arial font is much clearer and sharper (for me more legible) than on Windows. Google Chrome Version 35.0.1916.153 on openSUSE 13.1 x64 (post where text taken) Google ...
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When do font changes take effect in Chrome?

Basically, my question is in the title. Recently, I've gone into Chrome's settings and changed up the fonts a bit. I restarted the browser, yet the changes don't seem to have taken effect. It may or ...
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Why do fonts look weird on Chrome?

I've got a problem in which some websites don't display correctly in Chrome: click to enlarge Why is this?
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How do I find out which font contains a certain special character?

Unicode contains a few special "characters" which are not displayable by most fonts. I want to use one of them, a video camera. It seems that such a character exists indeed, and has the codepoint ...
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Helvetica Neue font error - boxed characters on Google Chrome for Mac

I'm experiencing a font issue with Helvetica Neue using Google Chrome Version 23.0.1271.101 on my Mac with OS X Lion 10.7.5 Characters are displayed within boxes. Prolific on Stack Exchange sites ...
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Why do all my browsers default to the “Impact” font?

I've been struggling with a font issue which I hope you can help resolve. A few weeks ago I started seeing "Impact" as the default font on lots of webpages, rendering much of the content illegible. I ...
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Limit which fonts Chrome can use

Is there any way to limit which fonts Google Chrome can use, or even disable CSS's font-family property entirely? Best would be to tell Chrome to only use Arial, Georgia, Times New Roman, and another ...
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How to fix the down arrow icon in Windows 8.1 start screen?

I am using Windows 8.1 and the down arrow button in the start screen, that takes you to the Apps screen, has a misplaced font file, and is showing a box instead of down arrow. This happened after I ...
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Multiple Default fonts in Photoshop

Does anyone know how to set multiple default font settings for the Adobe Photoshop CS6 text tool? I know how to change the default preference, but I work with a multitude of languages, and am curious ...
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X11 Exempt Monospace fonts from hinting in fonts.conf

I am using the following ~/.fonts.conf to encourage font smoothing, particularly in GTK apps like firefox: <?xml version='1.0'?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM 'fonts.dtd'> ...