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

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Two virtually identical Windows 7 PCs. Only one reports missing fonts in InDesign?

We have two virtually identical Windows 7 (x64) PCs, both running InDesign CS5.5. One of them had to be reinstalled from scratch and, unfortunately, its fonts were lost in the process as they were ...
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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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Is it possible to fix font rendering on Windows 8 for modern WebFonts?

Modern WebFonts like Roboto looks awful on Windows (even with DirectWrite) in Google Chrome/Firefox/IE. Is there a way to fix this? Many many websites are using these fonts and it's just super ...
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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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Set font in the clipboard by powershell

My first question here :) I searched a lot and could not find the answer to my problem. I know how to pipe my output to the clipboard. What I want to achieve is to set the contents of the clipboard ...
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Configuring fonts for xterm, urxvt, emacs and others

I've recently started using xmonad as my window manager. I also decided to use urxvt as the default terminal, since it is supposed to be lightweight. Most applications that give a font configuration ...
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How to let gnome-terminal to use specific font to display punctuations in their full width forms? (·‘’“”)

I'd like to use SimSun(宋体) font to display interpunct/middle dot ·, single quotes (curly) ‘’, double quotes (curly) “” characters in their full width forms, because it's easy to distinguish them from ...
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How to backup the fonts in Windows 8 to transfer to a fresh windows reinstallation?

In previous versions of windows they were easily found in c:\windows\fonts folder. Now the font files are distributed across multiple folders in c:\windows\winsxs I understand that this was a ...
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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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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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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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Removing Symlinked Fonts in Windows 7

I recently had a copy of Extensis Suitcase blow up on me and I need to delete some symlinked font files so I can remove my font vault. What's the best way to do this? Some links I was able to ...
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What will happen if I delete all fonts in windows FONTS folder?

Just curious but not dare to try out, what will happen if I delete all fonts in windows FONTS folder? Will the system menu,layout containing characters just disappear? Or does windows have some ...
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Is it possible to install Helvetica for Microsoft Office?

I am trying to use a font in the Helvetica family for a Word document on a Windows 7 machine. Why is the Helvetica font is not available by default through Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Office?
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Why does a font on my computer show up under one user account but not another?

I have a font called Pump LET Plain Demi Bold installed on my Windows 7 computer and it shows up and can be used when logged in an account that is part of the administrator group but not as an account ...
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How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt?

Is it possible to install fonts from the command prompt on Windows? If yes, what is the command? I tried copy [fontname].ttf C:\Windows\Fonts\ and it said copying was complete, but I could neither ...
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Font wont Install correctly in Windows 7

I am having a problem where I cannot seem to install the 'Gotham' font correctly. The font files are in my fonts folder, but when I try to use them in a program, they are not displaying correctly. ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots) [on hold]

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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How to install an AFM font on Windows XP?

Installing TTF fonts in Windows XP is easy (through Control Panel), but I was given an AFM font by a designer as part of the package he prepared to be viewed on Adobe Photoshop. Control Panel's ...
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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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Problems printing Lato font

I'm having problems printing documents which use a particular font, Lato. There is not problem with viewing the documents on screen, and the printers don't have any problem printing Microsoft fonts, ...
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Better Ubuntu Fonts

I have been using Ubuntu for a while. I like it. I like it a lot. But once in a while, when I switch to Windows, I feel better because I really like the font. It feels really much pleasant to watch ...
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Utility to determine the font used on a site? [closed]

For example: I like the fonts used on the website : NYTimes, so something that could list all the fonts used by the website would be great! I do NOT want a image processing utility that could analyze ...
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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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Replace missing font with font of my choice in Photoshop CS5

I'm using Photoshop CS5. How can I replace all instances of a missing font with a font of my choice?
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How change Windows Font Explorer test phrase

How I can change font test phrase in Windows 8.1. I need to see if font have another characters set.
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Chrome 37 - BGR subpixel text rendering

I am lucky to have a screen with BGR subpixel layout. With lucky I mean that Google Chrome 37 now forced RGB subpixel rendering with their recently added DirectWrite text rendering method. Text is ...
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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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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 to set the default font size in windows 7 without scaling the rest?

There is an option to "Make text and other screen items larger or smaller". How to set only the font size but leave the other screen items unchanged? Motivation I have a netbook, the screen is ...
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English fonts displayed RTL and mirrored in Hebrew document

Word-2013 displaying English fonts mirrored and RTL-ed when opening a word document containing English and Hebrew fonts. Example: NET Framework (LTR) while it is displayed as krowemarF TEN I created ...
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How to find character sets supported by a specific font?

How can i find which character sets are supported for a specific font and environment? I have a word document in windows 7 (which is a report template) with times new roman font, when i execute report ...
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Fonts appear different when migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7?

I’m a graphic designer and just upgraded my work computer from Windows XP to Windows 7, I added all the fonts I had on my old setup—including erasing the stock ones and using the fonts from old system ...
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How to increase Terminal font size on OSX?

I thought that doing this would be extremely easy. I have done so many searches in Google to find out how to do this, but nothing ever comes up. I searched "increase terminal size osx" but none of the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...