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How to tell if a .woff font has hinting? [closed]

I have a .woff font that is rendering very poorly on Windows platforms. I suspect this may be due to a lack of hinting information but I need to make sure. Can you recommend a tool command-line or ...
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Unable to install font using VBScript due to exception “Object Required: 'objFolderItem'”

Here is my script based on How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt? Dim WinFontDir Dim SrcFontDir WinFontDir = "C:\Windows\Fonts" SrcFontDir = "..\fonts.test" Set objShell = ...
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How to a add a Unicode Range in FontForge?

I would like to add 'πŸ–' to an existing font. It is in Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs (Range: 1F300–1F5FF). But while the Range is listed in: I can't find it in:
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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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Get image for each letter in font

Is there an automated way to get an image file for every letter inside a font on a Windows 8.1 Pro machine? I have searched for a while but I could not find anything meaningful.
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What means the terms 'SZ', 'CP' and 'BP' on TrueType fonts?

I've downloaded a font family and the files are named like this: ProggyCleanSZ.ttf ProggyCleanSZBP.ttf ProggyCleanCP.ttf I think that the 'SZ', 'CP' and 'BP' are acronyms related to ...
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Roboto regular font face is rendered as bold

I've installed the Roboto typeface on my system but it turns out that the default, regular face is rendered as black, even though in the thumbnail it appears to be lighter. This happens on all ...
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Edit characater spacing (tracking) in TTF font

I want to edit character spacing of a TTF font. I mean when you write "Hello", I need to change the font so that it was looking like "H e l l o". I have installed TTFEdit and in advanced I have found ...
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Fonts and different glyphs

I was always curious about how to create nonstandard fonts and couldn't find a good documentation how the font mechanism works. How come the screen is rendering this? If this is a Unicode, how can I ...
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Edit font with font forge

I downloaded and installed FontForge(2012 release) and I picked up a TTF file to it. But when I go Save or Export, Windows can't find the savefile nor exported font, while FontForge can. What can I ...
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Converting a .ttf font into an inverted version?

Given a typical .ttf font file, how might I go about "inverting" it so that the background becomes the solid/opaque area, and the characters become the transparent area? I was hoping there might be a ...
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ImageMagick installing TrueType Font Support

I am trying to install ImageMagick from source, but I can not get it to install truetype. $ ./configure Option Value ...
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How to pre-scale a TrueType font file?

I have an app (Quicken) that refuses to let me set the UI font to a size that matches the rest of my system (Windows 7). I have exhausted all the options built-in to the app. I would make a copy of ...
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_Working_ sub-pixel rendering with Linux

This is what I am looking for. Beware: I don't want the simple pixel-level antialiasing. I am looking for real, subpixel-rendered fonts. That means, practically, anti-aliasing under the pixel level. ...
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How to know which fonts are installed on CentOS?

Question-1: Is there a way to know what all fonts are installed on the CentOS 6.2 through command-line? I have checked the fonts with the following command ls /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript/ ...
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Glyph overview of True Type Font

Similarly to this question, I would like to have an overview of all glyphs of a True Type Font (TTF). I know how to achieve this for Type 1 fonts (via LaTeX), and for Open Type Fonts (OTF) via ...
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What font type supports Czech Characters?

We have an online store for Czech, and our invoices are printing things like á for the Γ­ character, and for other characters as well. My question is, what font supports these types of ...
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Installing Font to GIMP 2.8

I am trying to download a Google Web Font to Gimp 2.8. I copied and pasted the TTF file to the fonts library, restarted Gimp, but the font still does not show up. I am working on Windows Vista. Am I ...
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Why do some programs render the Monofur font only in italics?

I have installed the Monofur font on a Windows 7 64 bit machine. The font comprises two .ttf files, one for the regular variant and one for italic. I installed them by right clicking on each and ...
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Windows 8 Font Stack [closed]

Are there any new fonts in Windows 8 compared to Windows 7? Is there any place I can get a complete/diff list, perhaps even with some previews?
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Is there any unicode 6.x ready font?

I'm still looking for any TTF/OTF font with almost full Unicode 5.x or 6.x support, i.e. I'm interested in Transport and Map Symbols from Unicode 6.2 range 1F680-1F6FF. Does this font exist at all? ...
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Internet Explorer refuses to use custom fonts in websites

I'm in a middle of creating a new website where I would like to use custom fonts. I have already spent a day figuring out why Internet Explorer doesn't recognize this custom font and use 'Arial' ...
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A font like RomanS in appearance but with support for more characters (Autocad)? [closed]

In a Autocad 2010 installation, the standard font used is RomanS. That font is so limited on characters, so when I use "text" command I cannot add "Β³" on text of cubic meters measures (a "?" is ...
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How to edit a Font in Windows 7 to increase line spacing in Eclipse?

In am trying to increase the line spacing in Eclipse, but to my surprise Eclipse does not have a build-in feature to increase line spacing, instead one has to edit the font to increase line spacing. ...
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how to check all available characters in a font file?

I have some truetype fonts which support UTF-8 characters. I can use "fc-list" to find certain font. How can I check all available characters in some font? Such as how many characters supported in "AR ...
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Font oddity - is this a bug?

I have Windows 7 Ultimate Home Edition, installed some new fonts recently (I do graphic design etc.) and have noticed some of them don't display in Windows/Fonts via the control panel, Appearance and ...
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True type font creation for Urdu in Linux

I am doing a project on Urdu OCR. To the simplest, I first want to create my own true type font for Urdu. Then, I want to build a text file using my Own font and convert it into image. After that I ...
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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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Why does a font on my computer show up under one user account but not another?

I have a font called Pump LET Plain Demi Bold installed on my Windows 7 computer and it shows up and can be used when logged in an account that is part of the administrator group but not as an account ...
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Is it possible to convert an Open Face Font to TTF?

I purchased several fonts, and they installed in my fonts folder. They don't show up in any of my card programs or email, so they're of no use to me. I see them listed and can use them in Notepad and ...
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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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Deleting Windows 7 Fonts safely, Required for normal OS operation only English

In windows 7 there are an array of fonts that are not used by the operating system, Fonts that are more nessisary for other languages, or for displaying languages in things like the browser, or some ...
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Is there a version of the Arial or Tahoma font with monospaced digits and spaces?

The digits in the Arial font supplied with Windows are monospaced, in that they each take up the same horizontal space, but they seem to have neglected to provide a "monospaced" version of the space ...
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How to get OSX ttf fonts into Linux

There are some fonts in OSX I want to use into Linux. Do I just have to copy them into some directory? How can I transfer fonts from OSX into Linux?
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Using True-Type Font with aterm

I'd like to use the TTF Consolas with aterm on my Ubuntu system. I've placed this font in my ~/.fonts directory, and I'm currently using it with emacs and gnome-terminal. So, I know some ...
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Replacing Type1 fonts in PDF with TrueType1 fonts

I have an old PDF with Type1 fonts. I can't copy paste text from this PDF - there are no copyright issues, this is simply some old document - not even sure how it was created. How do I replace these ...
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MacOS X TrueType fonts with X11

Is there a simple way to install TTF fonts on macos X so that they work with X11 (and Gimp) ?
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True Type Font editing

I have a .ttf file in which I need to add some missing characters. Maybe some of you have faced and overcame this earlier? I would relay appreciate your time spared ;)