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

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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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Can I set font fallbacks in PuTTy?

I want to be able to display the unicode characters ℓ, ∘, ₁, and ⊔ (among others) in emacs in screen in PuTTy. I can see the first one by setting the font to Courier New, or I can see the second and ...
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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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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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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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Windows 7 HP x64 - small cmd window

I've reinstalled my Windows 7 last time and few days ago my command prompt window suddenly became smaller (font 4x6 px). I simply changed the font and it works fine for command prompt window, but e.g. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Centos 6 Eclipse font rendering at 8pt

I am running Centos 6.4 and Eclipse Juno and I like coding at 8pt size. I keep seeing a few letters with no spaces in between them. I have tried DejaVu Sans Mono Book, Droid Sans Mono etc. The font in ...
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Thunderbird: Compose Message and set font-size for all (pasted) text

I am sure I am not the only one with this problem: When you write an email in Thunderbird v24.4 and you paste text copied from a website, the different formatting will appear as well. Thus there are ...
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What are these characters Ö and Þ supposed to be and how do I configure firefox to load them properly?

tl;dr: My internet browser is not configured properly so characters are not loading properly. I am using the default Firefox 24.0 in Linux Mint 16, and have not installed any typesetting software. I ...
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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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How to improve font rendering in Jedit?

I have started using Jedit due to easy to set up custom language syntax and folding. It is looking good except the fact that the font rendering seems to be the worst among all the editors (at least on ...
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Changing X.org default font

Installed ArchLinux, run X server, i3wm and some gtk+ applications (chromium, gedit etc.). Applications use font which is the same as my virtual console's font (Terminus I guess). How to switch to ...
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Adobe Illustrator CS6

When I open a particular file, Illustrator tells me some fonts are missing and it's substituting others. That's fine, because the fonts are the ones I want to use anyway. Now how do I make the ...
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Installing fonts on GUI-less Linux for wkhtmltoimage

I'm having difficulties getting wkhtmltoimage to recognize fonts not installed on my CentOS 5.8 box. I've tried installing the font I need (Verdana) via .rpm but that didn't seem to work. I tried ...
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Google Chrome font will not change

I changed the font in google chrome and then changed it back because I decided I didn't like the change. Now it will not change back. These are the settings I have Here is how font is being ...
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FontExplorer X + Dropbox

I'm looking to sync my fonts between my Macbook and iMac using a combination of FontExplorer X and Dropbox. I've seen a few blog posts that confirm that it is possible by using a symbolic link on the ...
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Windows 7 Notepad using Terminal 6 font shrinks line font with grave character

I use Terminal 6 Regular in Notepad. Under Windows 7, if the line of text contains a grave character, Notepad displays the line in a much smaller font. The character I am referring to is on the upper ...
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how to embedding fonts in indesign CS5 when exporting to pdf

Please, I have question about how to exporting file from Indesign CS5 to PDF for Offset printing. In some cases there is a loss in the fonts (missing font) I used in the Indesign file. I've heard ...
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Hindi font on Google Chrome looks better on Android than on Windows

I have noticed that webpages in Hindi look terrible on Windows as compared to my tablet. I am using Google Chrome on both. I have tried Windows 7 (laptop) and Windows 8 (desktop), and Nexus 10 tablet. ...
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Unable to load any usable fontset

I have recently upgraded to VIM 7.4 from 7.3 on system A, and set up a clean install of 7.4 on system B. When launching gvim on A I get : Warning: Missing charsets in String to FontSet conversion ...
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Hp scanner application fails to save a file in Hebrew format

I have an HP laserjet M1522NF and i am using the scanner software that comes with the drivers. what is happening is when i scan a document and try to save the document in Hebrew i get a message: ...
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Shell command to find width of a text rendered with some font

I need to find the width, in pixels, of a string displayed with some font. I know that I can do: dzen2-textwidth \ -adobe-times-medium-r-normal--8-80-75-75-p-44-iso8859-1 \ "A Tale of Two ...
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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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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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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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Font list not refreshing in apps in debian

I copied a bunch of .ttf and otf fonts into ~/.fonts, made sure permissions where set to my user/group and ran fc-cache ~/.fonts. Opened up GIMP and Geany but the fonts aren't available. Any idea ...
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Outlook changing HTML font size after sending

On a Domain Computer running Windows 7, Outlook 2007, connected to Exchange 2007, when sending embedded HTML from Outlook the font size gets shrunk before delivery and when it appears in the sent mail ...
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“Fonts and encoding” settings in Chrome not working unless I edit custom.css

I am using RedHad Enterprise 6 and Chrome 19.0.1084.46. I noticed that font rendering was better in Firefox, so I tried to customize the fonts in the Settings dialog. Unfortunately, no matter what I ...
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fontforge: how to generate a font with a non-zero number of glyphs from a .dfont?

I'm attempting to use the "fontpatcher" that comes with vim-powerline in order to add some glyphs to the ProggySquare font (.dfont version). This script appears to just use fontforge's internal ...
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Excel Pivot Table - Change default font

Is it possible to change the default font for a Pivot Table? We have a report automation module in our application that populates an Excel spreadsheet with a result set from an Oracle SQL query. ...
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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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Microsoft TTF fonts (like Tahoma) refuse to display on Centos 6.2

I've followed the instructions here: http://blog.whatgeek.com.pt/2011/11/install-core-fonts-centos-6/ All of the msttcorefonts fonts are extracted into the /usr/share/fonts/msttcorefonts directory ...
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A java based application is displaying gibberish instead of a font?

I try to run a Java based applications, and I get gibberish for the font. I do not know what I have done that has caused this, as they used to look just fine. It's been like this for a number of ...
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Russian fonts in an English Illustrator CS5

A problem software platform is the following system: Windows 7 Professional English MS Office 2010 Eng Adobe Illustrator CS5 Windows has a rather small set of fonts that come pre-configured out of ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 displays interrface in Symbol font

My ubuntu 10.04 machine displays menu in Greek, instead of English for applications like: texworks, djview, ipe,virtualbox etc. For many other applications like xterm, matlab, openoffice etc the menu ...
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Kerning bug with Verdana in Firefox and Chrome at 15 pixels

I asked this question originally on stackoverflow, but it was suggested that it would be more relevant here: I noticed a kerning issue with Verdana at 15 pixels in Firefox and Chrome on Windows. In ...
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Converting font families w\Fontforge

I'm using Fontforge to convert some fonts to Truetype. However, when installed, not all variants of the converted fonts appear in Photoshop; generally only Bold and Italic variants show up. (Usually ...
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Installing an OTF Font under Ubuntu Server

I have an OTF Font I want to use with ImageMagick. Last time I had to install it on other machines, I copied it into /usr/share/fonts and ran fc-cache, then, convert -list font | grep "myfont" found ...
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Lucida font on command window not looking correct in regular size, okay when maximized

I rely on a DOS program for my writing. I just ran combofix and the window now looks like ansi.sys is not working with the Lucida font. Although when I maximize the window, everything looks fine. ...
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Different fonts for different weights in OpenOffice.org

I want the default font to be Gentium, but its bold is incomplete, so I want bold and bold-italic to be Gentium Basic. I want to have it set as the default font every time and not manually per usage. ...
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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 ...