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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Not able to find the font file used by Facebook's new Emoji

Background: The new Facebook Emoji launched in June 2016 are too cute! They are definitely better than the one used in Windows 10. The problem is, Facebook Messenger app in Windows 10 uses the Windows ...
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“The requested file is not a valid font file” in Windows 10

I'm having the same problem listed here: Unable to install fonts on Windows 10, but toggling the Firewall on or off does nothing. I've also tried modifying the permission for full control for all ...
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Why is font rendering worse in Windows 10 than in 7/8.1

Windows 10 seems to render some fonts really, really badly: The character spacing is all over the place, and individual characters vary in width (compare all the 'L' characters) seemingly at random....
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Get Supported Unicode Ranges from Font *.ttf file on Ubuntu

I have some fonts in 'ttf' format on my Ubuntu machine. I want to know some metadata of those fonts, about which unicode ranges and which non-unicode codepages those font files are supporte. How I ...
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Font changed on browser without changing any font settings?

After my computer shutdown unexpectedly (the battery fell out by accident) when I booted I was greeted with a something went wrong screen (windows 10) and my PIN was removed and asked for my password ...
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Windows 10 font size in modal windows

For some time I have a problem in windows 10. Most of modal windows have weirdly big font. All is fine, except of these modals. Here two examples: resharper modal - the input font is OK, everything ...
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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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Replacing a specific font in Google Chrome

I'd like to replace a specific font in Google Chrome, Meiryo with Yu Gothic, as I personally find Meiryo very ugly. I first tried using this method Replace only a specified font in Chrome and ...
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Windows 8.1 missing font registry and fonts not working on startup

After installing some terrible fonts, my Windows 8.1 laptop has been having the weird symbols on startup problem detailed here, and while I've copied the font files over from another computer, my ...
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How to extend an existing font and create a new glyph for space (U0020)

I'm trying to extend a font and modify the space character. My aim is serve a customized font face to substitute white spaces with a mid point. (e.g U00b7). For this specific example I used ...
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Line Spacing Issues when Exporting to Powerpoint (pptx) from Google Slides

I exported a Google Slides presentation to Powerpoint (pptx). I then opened it using Microsoft Powerpoint Viewer. Unfortunately, the line spacing of the text boxes appear too spaced out. I didn't ...
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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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Broken fonts on Gentoo

I'm running Gentoo with KDE and the infinality patchset. For the most part, the interface looks just fine. However, in some of the applications the font for Latin characters is ugly. This is a ...
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What is wrong with my auto-complete fonts/alingment?

Only for www.google.com/finance my alignment is wrong on the autocomplete list. Here is an example: I tried to reset the fonts to default which did not fix the problem. Does anyone in here have ...
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Different font in Google search and Gmail: why, and how to customize?

In Linux Mint KDE 17.2 (KDE4) the Google search fonts are different than in other systems. In Linux Mint Xfce 17.2 (that is, the same OS, different DE), it is normal one, that is the one that I ...
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Jagged font rendering in Windows 8 Metro and Windows 10, even with Windows 7 ClearType

I've always been bothered by Windows's font rendering, but it really started to bug me in the Windows 10 Preview. All Linux OSes, including Mac OS X have clear, smooth fonts, but Windows's DirectWrite ...
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Document font substitution (LibreOffice, MS Office)

In my office we're having this little delicate problem that a brand image group has decided some changes in our graphical profile. One thing this leads to is the change of document fonts from "Times ...
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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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Fonts not rendering on first load of document

I've been struggling with an issue when PDF's are being loaded into Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader, and even in the web browser plugin. First time the document is opened, at least Times New Roman is ...
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Can I have my Individual custom fonts selection in Ribbon?

I would like to select some custom fonts for my PowerPoint Presentations. I have a long list of fonts installed in my system (many google fonts). Can I create my own Tab, and add individual fonts in ...
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Font-spacing problems in Konsole terminal

Recently the font-spacing in my terminal changed. Some letters are overlapped by others and the entire line shifts and wiggles, when I move the cursor around. I posted an image below. Have a look at ...
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Power Point: How do I generate this character in mathcal?

(Mathcal is a font used in Latex https://proofwiki.org/wiki/Symbols:%5Cmathcal) I have posted the question on Tex SE and it was closed http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/313269/how-to-use-...
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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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Can't install .otf files on Windows 8.1

I'm using a 64-bit version of Windows 8.1 and for some reason I can't install .otf files at all. Every time I try to install, be it by double clicking or right clicking and selecting "install", my ...
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How can I get an image of text transcribed where I can specify the font (TFF file)?

Is there possibly some way to quickly transcribe a large amount of text in a weird font (i.e. something like BulletMix: https://www.fontstock.net/4041/bulletmix.html)? I have access to photoshop, but ...
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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 to reset Windows' default font size for titles and text fields?

A few days ago, I changed my display size to 150% using the Control Panel (Control panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display). It worked perfectly, and I changed it back to 100%. Now, all 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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Is there any way to set the default font to 16pts in iTerm2?

I am going through several fonts such as “Consolas” and “Source Code Pro” and noticed in iTerm2 there is no way to set default size to 16pts. Only 9pt, 10pt, 11pt, 12pt, 13pt, 14pt, 18pt, 24pt,... are ...
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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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Mac Monaco/Menlo font is too thin in my terminal/ide

I am using the Monaco/Menlo font (15px) with iterm 2 and Atom IDE, but my font for some reason is too thin. How I can make the font more bolder as shown below and not as