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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Calibri Font is always Bold

until yesterday the Calibri font has been normal - it has regular, bold, italic styles. However, it changed suddenly. All characters turn out as if they are bold. Clicking the 'Bold' function does not ...
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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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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 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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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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LibreOffice not recognizing font variants on OS X

I recently installed Source Sans Pro and Fira Sans on my Mac. Source Sans Pro has twelve variants (Regular, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic, Light, Extra Light, etc...) and Fira Sans has 32 (absolutely ...
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English (latin) characters in Chinese texts look odd

I have noticed on some websites from China and other maybe some other countries, have some English text mixed in with them, but the font looks rough and stretched out. Here is an example from ...
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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 do I stop Mac PowerPoint 2011 from using ligatures in font?

I'm working back and forth between Mac Powerpoint and Windows PowerPoint, and I think some problems are being introduced by the ligatures that the Mac automatically uses with its fonts (for example, ...
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Enigma of Blogger Font Sizes

In the two articles linked below the font-size is the same, yet the font appears larger and more widely spaced in the first one. Both use the font Georgia, a line-height of 1.4., a font-size of 110% ...
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How I can dynamically subset a ttf font?

Let's say I have a long text: Latebrae agente praefuit imperator nec praefuit ducens insidiarum sunt insidiarum emensis fatorum ubi milites rebus Noricorum viam sorte rebus suis emensis tristissima ...
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Windows fonts not loading correctly on one machine

I've recently installed a font "OB____.tff" on 4 Windows 2008 servers. On 3 laptops it works correctly, but on one laptop I can't use it. I've tried to delete C:/system32/Fntcache.Dat and restart, but ...
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Safari disallow the use of certain @font-faces

Is there a way for a user to not allow the use of certain @font-faces in the css of a Webpage? My first thought was using Safari's user style sheets but I don't know how I could over-ride certain ...
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Can I copy symbols from one font into another?

Is it possible to copy a Unicode symbol block from one font to another? For example, could I copy Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols from Cambria Math into Consolas? I need that nabla. I need this for ...
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Huge font size in Java VisualVM

I use GNOME Shell 3.12.2 and set all my fonts to size 11 but Java VisualVM somehow uses an extremely large font. How can I change that? VisualVM Details Version: 1.8.0 (Build 1360-130911); platform ...
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Some fonts used in this document are missing. How to solve it?

In Photoshop CC I have opened a .psd file. But a window with a title "Missing Fonts" appeared. If I understand right, Photoshop needs a "Lobster" font. I use Windows 7, I've downloaded a Lobster ...
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Display soft hyphens in VIM

How do I get (G)VIM under Ubuntu 14.04 to display soft hyphens in a UTF-8 encoded text file? The encoding and the fileenconding settings are both set to utf-8, and characters like the German umlauts ...
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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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Font Substitution, didn't show correct characters on Bold or Italic

I have an old software which use 'MS Sans Serif' font to display text. While we add some unicode content, this font can't show some of them correctly. I used font substitution in windows registry to ...
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Windows Fonts and Colors on HDTV (Plasma)

I've noticed that my fonts are difficult to read and the colors look a little bit off on my plasma TV connected to a windows 7 or windows 8 computer. I've adjusted the resolution and size of the ...
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Garbled Chinese characters in inkscape SVG file

The linked directory in this github repository contains a file chinese.svg that I originally made using inkscape on a linux machine. The drawing contains Chinese characters. If I open it on my current ...
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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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How to set fractional font size in terminal?

I'm trying to set the font in gnome-terminal to 9.5, which is ideal for me. I have installed many programming fonts, viz. proggy, anonymous-pro, terminus, inconsolata, droid-monovar, consolas, gohu, ...
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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 can I fix this? I have ...
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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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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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Combine 2 fonts to add missing characters

I love the Inconsolata font, but it covers almost none of the Unicode characters I need. Is it possible to merge it with another font that has lots of Unicode characters, producing a font with ...
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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 do I find out from which fonts windows is pulling substitute glyphs?

When a given font does not provide a glyph for a unicode character, windows pulls glyphs from a font which does provide it (see screenshot showing charmap and text editor displaying glyphs missing ...
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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 ...