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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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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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 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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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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Can't install fonts Windows 10

I'm not able to install any fonts. Whenever I double click on the file I get this error: Whenever I right click > Install I get this error: And if I go to the Control Panel > Appearances and ...
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Different line spacing depending on font encoding

Historically, I've been using Monotype Courier New as my XTerm font (it displays well both Cyrillic characters and box-drawing characters). When migrating from legacy KOI8-R to UTF-8 locale, I've ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to override a web page's font-settings in Google Chrome for Windows

Is it possible to tell Google Chrome for Windows "if the website has specified any serifed font, use {my own choice of serifed font} no matter what face the website has specified, and if the website ...
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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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Highlight user-installed fonts in a different color (or folder them)

Let's say I'm in Photoshop and I'm looking for a specific font I installed (I have a lot of them). I have at least 30 windows fonts I can't delete and it'd be great if the button color for ...
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Can we convert non unicode fonts to unicode?

I have few non unicode(8 bit) hindi fonts, can be move these characters to Unicode space so that they work for Unicode text.
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default paragraph font vs. underlying properties

I am creating new character styles and I do not grasp what the difference is between based on either default paragraph font or underlying properties. I'd appreciate any suggestion.
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Change Windows explorer font size

I'd like to increase the font-size in Windows explorer. By default it's very small, and I don't really like that for navigating folders and finding files. Here's what it looks like by default : ...
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How to prevent Chromium from scaling a bitmapped font?

[NB: The description below refers exclusively to Chromium; I have not tested any of this with Chrome, since I have no access to it. I still included [google-chrome] among the post's tags, because an ...
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Font showing in font display panel but does not render correctly in Power Point

I've recently installed a font on a second PC (works perfectly on my other PC) but while I can see it in the fonts panel and select it - it renders as some kind of old typewriter font. Any idea why? ...
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Blacklist fonts for a specific program

I am specifically interested in black-listing fonts for Google Chrome. I don't like antialiased fonts for smaller sizes. When I'm using Firefox, I can prevent pages from rendering using the fonts ...
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Vim insert mode changes the font defined in ~/.Xresources

Background I am running Arch Linux with the i3 WM. I am trying to customize the font in Xterm by editing ~/.Xresources as every online resource online has told me to. What i have done I add the ...
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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 ...