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

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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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Problems with GohuFont

I want to start using GohuFont (http://font.gohu.org/), but when I install the .fon and try to use it in sublime text or as my terminal font, it doesn't seem to work. I've tried the names GohuFont, ...
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readability add-on to change all grey fonts to black on all sites [duplicate]

I would like to change the grey fonts to black. on all sites. I have trouble reading the gray fonts. Can I change them to black?
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copy mixed font colors Excel

I have an Excel Document. 1 cell font colors are mixed. For example i have written in one cell < value > < struct > < member > < name> testName1 < / name > < value > 3 < / value ...
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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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Wrong fonts being printed

Im trying to print a simple document to an HP LaserJet P4015dn, but the fonts I need to use (Trajan Pro and Adobe Garamond) are being replaced by the printer. I get the same results printing the ...
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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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Is it possible to change font size differently according to language in Emacs?

I'm looking forward to a way to change font size in Emacs. I can change easily "all" font size like this: (set-face-attribute 'default nil :family "Consolas" :height 110) But I want to change font ...
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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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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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How to save font settings in Notepad++

I like the vim Dark Blue style in Notepad++, but I want to use it with Lucida instead of Consolas. When I change the font to Lucida, it is never saved. Is there a way to save a custom style that ...
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How to merge / blend 10 ttf fonts to one font file?

I am using unicode symbols in 10 ttf fonts, now I want to merge these ttfs to one font file. How can I do this?
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How do I browse fonts as files in Windows Explorer

How can I browse the C:\Windows\Fonts directory as regular files instead of fonts in the Windows 7 Explorer? I need to access the Security tab in Properties, since the fonts have bad privileges after ...
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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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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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Windows default font messed up… but not everywhere

I'm on Windows XP. Some time ago, while trying out a number of different font management programs, something went wrong. I don't know what happened but now some applications, in some of their GUI ...
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Windows font directory doesn't display all fonts installed

My Windows Fonts directory only displays 22 fonts, while i have around 1000 fonts installed. How do I unhide the remaining fonts? When i view the fonts using BitStream Navigator I can view all fonts. ...
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Why isn't my new PC displaying font icons?

Quite simply, I just cannot see what should be font icons on lots of websites, regardless of if I use Firefox, Chrome, or IE. Here is a screenshot of what I see when I visit icomoon.io I cleared the ...
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Inconsistent emacs font height for unicode mathematical symbols

When inserting uncommon mathematical unicode symbols (normally through font-lock-add-keywords), I experience this issue that when my default font does not have a particular character, another font ...
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Location of truetype fonts

I would like to create a small script that installs a few truetype fonts on the user's system. On my Ubuntu machine the truetype fonts are located at /usr/share/fonts/truetype. However, I'm not sure ...
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Disable anti-aliasing for some fonts in Windows 8

How do you disable anti-aliasing for only some font names in Windows 8? Specifically, I like to use Terminus which is an awesome coding font, but looks like garbage when rendered with ClearType and ...
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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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How to configure PuTTY to display these characters?

☢ ☍ ⌘ ✰ ⣿ ⚡ ☯ ⚑ ↺ ⤴ ⤵ blabla I need to display symbols above in Windows 7 using proportional fonts. However, some symbols are not properly displayed. This particular example is using Courier New. ...
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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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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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Can type new text into an existing Word document in a different color?

I have a list of questions to answer and I want to differentiate my answers from the original text. I would rather not have to go back, select my text and change.
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Difficulty with fonts when creating new custom theme Excel 2010

I have a table which is filled with Persian language texts. When creating a new theme, I set the Font of "IranNastaliq" (which is something like Italic in western languages) for it. Below shape. As ...
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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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How to set fractional font size in terminal?

I'm trying to set the font in gnome-terminal to 9.5, which is ideal for me. I have installed many programming fonts, viz. proggy, anonymous-pro, terminus, inconsolata, droid-monovar, consolas, gohu, ...
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Fastest rendering fonts in gnome-terminal

So I was reading an article on usesthis.com and he states "...I use the Terminus font because it is a bitmap font that renders fast and cleanly." Is this true? Which font renders the fastest in ...
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Issues when dwm was patched with tab and pango

I have patched dwm 6.0 with dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2a.diff and dwm-6.0-pango.diff. The topbar works correctly with true font type (Sans). But the tabbar is blank without title. How to fix this? I have no ...
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Word 2013 export to PDF how to keep font vectorized

I have to use Myriad font with Word 2013 (I cannot use other font or software). When export my Word doc to PDF, Myriad font is bitmapped (many pixels). My question is : how to keep the font ...
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Extract Japanese text from PDF

I have a Japanese PDF from which I'm trying to extract the text but I'm banging my head off a wall after 3 hours of trying. If I try to copy & paste all I get is 􁁟􁀛􀾡􂛠 or some other gibberish. ...
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What is with this 'numbers and letters in boxes' font?

What is with this 'numbers and letters in boxes' font? Am I missing some update? Running Windows XP sp3. I get whole pages of it if its in Japanese, but sometimes it's also here and there on English ...
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Windows 8.1 missing font files after restart

Some days ago I rebooted my windows 8.1 system. After the reboot all my system texts were very cryptic - showing only some strange symbols. After some investigation I discovered that my ...
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Arabic in Powerpoint on Mac

How can I type in Arabic with English Powerpoint on a Mac? Details are somewhat limited, I'm helping my girlfriend out haha. Simply changing the language setting for the Mac apparently results in the ...
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Chrome 33 shows ugly, blocky, pixelated fonts in Linux

After updating to the latest version of Chrome (33) on my Gentoo Linux box, certain sites such as GitHub have started rendering with ugly, pixelated, non-antialiased fonts. Small text is now basically ...
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Selectively changing font size in microsoft equation tools

Am trying to construct an equation in PowerPoint 2010 with the Equation Tools. I want to change the size of a couple of individual characters. (Specifically: I want some enclosing braces to be much ...
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Windows 7/8: Japanese font/kanji occasionally displaying as squares

Here is what I did to fix this problem I installed the japanese language pack. I unchecked the "Hide fonts according to your language settings" option. I set the local language to Japanese and back ...
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How can I print legible text in a font size <1.5?

For biological research, I need to print characters so tiny that 2 of them fit in less than 0.5 mm, which I will read under a microscope. I am currently printing from Excel at font size of 1.5, using ...
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How to list installed font families?

How can I list the family names of installed fonts on windows system? any command line utility or any registry paths?
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not English characters (ă, ţ, ş) show up as squares on others computers (ms word)

I'm using Windows 7 Basic and Microsoft Office 2007 and I write word documents using not English characters (ă, ţ, ş). When I give them to other people, these special characters show up as squares. ...
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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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Korean characters not appearing in Korean Windows XP computer

I am using a Korean software (with a partial English interface) in a Korean Version of Windows XP SP 3 However, in parts of the software, even when I change the interface to Korean, Korean letters ...
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How to change default font size in Microsoft Excel for Mac?

I'm using Microsoft Excel for Mac 2011 and by default, a new spreadsheet has a font size of 12 for cells. On a 4k screen resolution, font size 12 is a bit small, so I have selected the whole ...
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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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So I want to change the default font color for eclipse, but the color wheel does nothing

I go to Preferences > General > Colors and Fonts And can change the text Font's font but am unable to change its default color. Does anyone know how this is accomplished. I am programing in ...
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Ugly fonts on several Google sites in Firefox and Chrome

On several Google sites the fonts are rendered ugly in Firefox and Google Chrome under Windows 7 and 8: I turned off Clear Type because most of the fonts are ugly with it. Firefox and Chrome have ...
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Ugly fonts in Firefox on some sites, not in Chromium, why?

After switching back to Firefox I noticed that a few sites I frequently visit don't look that good, the fonts are jagged and sometimes it makes it harder to read the text. I don't have this problem ...
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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.