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

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How can I make non-anti-aliased text look good in Firefox on Mac OS X?

After being a Windows user for the last 10 years, I got a MacBook Pro, which I'm working on configuring to my liking. I find small-size anti-aliased text to be blurry and hard to read, so I typically ...
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switch off anti aliasing in fedora 22

I updated to fedora 22 last days and under most desktops ( kde/gnome/gnome3 ) all terminals have a very very ugly font setting. It is nearly impossible to use some text base editors in this terminals ...
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How to change font size or use another font in Quick Look on OSX?

I would like to change text files font in Quick Look on OSX. Tried to find answers on support forums but found none.
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How do I change the color my Windows theme uses for text rendering?

Does anyone know how I do this, maybe in the registry? After some failed attempts at some new themes, even after going back into the default windows theme, all of my fonts are completely washed out, I ...
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windows 10 dpi scaling per monitor - blurry fonts on lower res display

Windows 10 just installed. A 4K laptop with standard 2k (HD) external monitor attached with HDMI cable. Set DPI scaling of 200% for the internal display and 100% for the external. But - when an ...
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Why do fonts look better in firefox (waterfox) than they do in notepad++?

If font rendering is handled by the OS for both my web browser (firefox / waterfox), and my text editor (notepad++), why do they look so much worse in the text editor? I see the same subpixel ...
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Why are my monospace fonts behaving erratically?

I'm setting up an Arch box and I've installed Plasma 5 as my desktop environment. However, monospace fonts are behaving very erratically: Listed in the 'Fonts' prefpane, it displays fine. As part ...
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OS X Yosemite fonts jagged/blurry on external monitor

Anyone have any suggestions on possible fixes for jagged text on my external monitor hooked up to my rMBP? I am using an ASUS MX279H monitor. The text is pretty jagged everywhere. Safari, Messages, ...
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Why does Microsoft Word force-change the font to Calibri when typing in Polytonic Greek?

I am using the Microsoft Office 2016 Beta Preview (Microsoft Word 15.13.1) on OS X Yosemite (10.10.5), but as far as I can recall, this issue has been present for a long time. I have my Normal.dotm ...
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Is is possible to change the emoji set on OS X?

I dislike OS X's set of emoji (mainly, it's too difficult to tell what they are at a glance, esp. at small sizes). I like Google's set of emoji. Is there any way I can use Google's emoji set as my OS ...
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PDF works on Windows but not Ubuntu

On Ubuntu, if I try to view this pdf: https://gradschool.princeton.edu/sites/gradschool/files/FPO_Examination_Report.pdf Everything shows up well except the second line (the one that contains "having ...
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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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Gentoo Blocky Fonts

So, I've fresh installed Gentoo with Gnome. Ever since then I've had super blocky fonts like this I'd appreciate any help on this, or really just a link to anything else because googling gets me no ...
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Bold fonts rendered ugly in web browsers (IE and Chrome)

I have a terrible issue with both browsers, I've read that is caused by Helvetica fonts, I've removed that fonts, deleted FNTCACHE.dat, restarted Windows and this ugly font still appear in bold text, ...
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How to force Windows to use cleartype for all font sizes

I have some large excel spreadsheets and often have to zoom out to have an overall view of them. However as I zoomed out, the characters are rendered in a smaller font, and until some point size it ...
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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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How to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file?

Is it possible to lock the fonts of a PowerPoint file? I mean if there is any way to set a specific font to be the only one to be used in the document, which is a PowerPoint template, so anyone who ...
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What determines the set of fonts that can be set in Equation Tools in MS Word 2007 and newer?

In Microsoft Word 2007 and newer, if you enter Equation Tools and then click on the Equation Options buttons (the very small button in the lower right corner of the Tools group in the Design tab), the ...
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What happens if both OTF and TTF version of the same font are installed?

Windows (7) allows for simultaneous installation of the same font in different formats. cmd shows that both .otf and .ttf files are present in C:\Windows\Fonts, but are they ever used? Or does the ...
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PhpStorm/WebStorm: Is there way to adjust the font letter spacing?

I am using a non-default font in Webstorm. I quite like it except that the letters are a bit too spaced, horizontally. Now, I now that there is a setting to adjust the vertical spacing between lines. ...
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Google Earth Font/Icons Oversized

Google Earth fonts and icons appear oversized. Here is a screenshot: What I've tried so far without success: Adjusted font and font size in Google Earth Preferences Removed Google Earth ...
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Installing pcf fonts on Gentoo for urxvt and Awesome wm

I downloaded the linux version of Profont from here And I have no idea how to install it. I want to be able to use it for urxvt and awesome wm. What should I do?
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Google webfonts on website look terrible in Chrome, but only on Windows

The fonts on my website look really ugly when using Chrome on Windows. When viewing my site with an Android tablet, it looks good. Viewing it in Chrome on a Mac also looks good. What could be the ...
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Consolas font occasionally turns ugly, blurry after months of sharpness

I've been running Windows 7 for the past few months using the default Consolas font and in the past couple of days it seems to randomly turn ugly and blurry. Consider this from Visual Studio (I don't ...
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Unable to uninstall a font on Windows (Vista)

I'm unable to uninstall the font "Helvetica Neue" neither form the Windows Font tool (from the control panel) nor from any font tool downloaded from the internet (for example: The Font Thing 0.8) ...
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How can I set the menu font in GRUB 2?

I've just been forcibly upgraded to Grub 2, and I'm having trouble because the fonts in the GRUB menu are ugly and small. I have successfully set the screen resolution with GRUB_GFXMODE=1920x1200x32 ...
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how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac?

how do I change the default font for different languages in Safari on a Mac? Unlike Firefox, where you can specify the default sans-serif, serif, and monospace fonts for each language, in Safari you ...
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Why are the fonts all screwy for remote X11 apps on one Mac client?

I have two Mac OS X clients, both running XQuartz 2.1.6 (xorg-server 1.4.2-apple33). When I SSH into a remote linux system enabling X11 forwarding and launch gnome-terminal, on one Mac the terminal ...
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No more anti-aliased fonts in cygwin xterm?

I just recently updated my cygwin/xterm installation, and all of a sudden I don't have any more AA fonts in x-term. gVim works perfectly: I have absolutely no idea what's changed or how to fix ...
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Atrocious font rendering in Firefox on Linux

Firefox (actually Iceweasel since I'm on Debian) fails to render some texts properly. It only seems to happen on some sites, for example on Stack Exchange sites everything looks pretty normal. I don't ...
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Can you change menu background color and font size of the Chrome browser?

I know you can change elements of web pages and some aspects of the outer "chrome" via custom themes, font family settings, etc. What I can't seem to find is any way to change the background of the ...
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What font is Windows 10 using to display exotic unicode characters that other programs don't?

In windows 10 search bar, in Edge and even in other browsers like Chrome, exotic Unicode characters, such as 𐤀𐤁𐤂𐤃... from Phoenician or other dead languages, are displaying nicely for me. ...
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Visio 2016 : change effective default font?

I found a MS doc page for Visio 2007 that precisely expresses my problem: When I change the font, Visio doesn't use the new font in my shapes Symptoms When you change the font in the ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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How to Reduce the Boldness Slightly for Cambria Font in Word?

I have a document where I use Cambria and would've preferred not to have used bold at all but I can't use caps so persistently in the following setup (font size is 10 throughout): Title: all-caps ...
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Is it possible that a specific browser does not support some unicode?

I wrote a HTML5/CSS/JS application which displays some text in Droid Sans (loaded directly from Google at page load). When developing under Windows, unicode characters are displayed correctly in ...
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OpenOffice / LibreOffice ugly font rendering

I'm using Calc to generate some graphs of data I have collected. But somehow the font looks increadibly ugly in all of LibreOffice. I'm using Noto Sans CJK JP Light in this chart but pretty much every ...
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A couple of questions on using the “Latin Modern Roman 12” font on MS Word

I'm working on a MS Word template for a MSc thesis, but I have a couple of problems with the "Latin Modern Roman 12" font, which I would like to use. First issue On my Mac, I've installed the font ...
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Make image sharp at lower resolutions?

I suspect there's not an answer for my issue after investigating for a while, but I figured I might as well ask anyway. I recently bought an Asus G751J (with a GeForce GTX 970M card, Windows 8.1), a ...
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set a specific font formatting for a specific language in a single whole document

I am writing a document alternating two languages, which use different scripts, so I continuously alternate their respective keyboard layouts. I would like to assign a specific font formatting to each ...
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Installing Open Sans font on my mac screws up Dropbox website

Dropbox website uses open sans font. I installed the font on my mac so I could use it in my projects. Now dropbox website looks so bad because it is reading the local font instead of the webfont that ...
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Software unable to use installed fonts in Windows 10

the Segoe UI used in iTunes cannot be displayed next the following software also cannot display its default fonts (the default fonts were installed successfully) so may I know anyone has also ...
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Office 2013 installation fails trying to modify Microsoft Uighur Bold (MSUIGHUB.TTF) font

I am trying to install a DreamSpark (education) copy of Microsoft Office 2013. While installing, the following error occurs: Error 1321. Setup cannot modify the file ...
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Cannot delete file on Windows CE 6.0

I was recently playing with font files on Windows CE 6.0 (developing using C# Compact-Framework v2.0 and AddFontResource). After adding "Angsana New" (for Thai), I now find that the Angsana.ttf file I ...
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Avenir Next font corrupting fonts

Every time I install Avenir Next on my PC it corrupts my fonts (showing random symbols instead), requiring me to delete the font registry entries, reinstall all of my fonts, and reboot. I still can't ...
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How to make urxvt and emacs display fonts the same way?

Here's an image of emacs (left) and urxvt (right) displaying contents of the same file. Note how urxvt characters are shorter, wider, and (to me) not as pleasing to the eye. On some systems ...
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Gibberish text copied from PDF

I have a PDF converted/exported from Pages.app. When I copy text (English) from PDF and paste it in email/text editor/or Illustrator etc. the text appear to be gibberish (squares with cross and random ...
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Need help to restore menu/submenu glyphs?

Hi can anyone tell me how to go about restoring the glyphs in windows 10 menus and submenus?? I was messing about with fonts and seems I did something that nobbled that font.. ?? I have little ...
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Why does windows 8.1 boot time increase with the presense of more than 50k installed fonts

I test fonts for a living. I have a windows 8.1 computer (yoga 3 pro) with 8gigs of RAM. I have noticed that after installing all my fonts from my previous machine (windows xp), my boot up time has ...
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How to fix small unicode text in windows 7?

I use Bengali texts to name some of my folder/files in windows 7, but the texts appear awfully small which bugs me a lot. Is there any way to fix this? What I want is to have the Bengali texts shown a ...