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What are fast ways to switch between text styles (font, size, etc) in Microsoft Word or other word processing software?

Many times I need to switch back and forth between 2-3 different styles when writing a document. I dislike needing to manually click to change the style in the user interface and would like to use a ...
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How does font figure out different starting and ending “quotation mark”?

I don't know very much about how fonts "work", but I know in some fonts the beginning double quotation marks differ from the ending ones. How does that work? What exactly is different in those ...
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Customize text editor and terminal to use non-monospaced fonts without the horrible results?

I want to experiment with all fonts, including those that aren't mono-spaced. I understand the reason for using monospaced fonts, but frankly they don't seem legitimate to me. For instance, one ...
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Are there any Windows text editors that display fonts smoothly the way Adobe applications do?

When I type text into an Adobe application on Windows - Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign (although not Fireworks) - the text is rendered smoothly and the font appears without any sign of jagged edges. ...
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1answer
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Is ClearType enabled here?

I'm using PSPad as a code editor but I'm not sure whether ClearType is enabled. Although one may say that if I see no difference that I shouldn't make a point of it, but I'm just curious to know. I'm ...
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How to change fonts in Kod?

I started using this new text editor called Kod (runs on Mac OS 10.6): http://kodapp.com/ It's very very fast, I'm a poor programmer and I don't have money to pay for TextMate, this might be the ...
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Some pretty fixed width font for Windows? [closed]

With Mac, I like the font of Menlo for text editors. With PC, it's hard for me to find some pretty fixed with font, and I don't like the Courier font that I have to use for emEditor. Could you ...
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Different font SIZES in a text editor, based on script (alphabet) type (that is, per Unicode code-block)

Some non-Latin-based scripts (alphabets) have more detail in their glyphs than do the Latin-based-script equivalents, and typically need a larger font to give the same degree of legibility ...
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How can I get the Terminal raster font to display alt codes in a text editor?

I am working on a project that includes making some ASCII art, except it isn't true ASCII art since I am using a far amount of Windows Alt codes to make it. Anyways, I wanted to make sure that as I ...