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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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True Type or Font Smoothing for Windows 7 Users

I have a bunch of Windows 7 machines in a shared-user environment with UAC enabled. Font smoothing and True Type is turned off by default in Win 7 (I can't fathom why), and currently my users can run ...
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Disable ClearType fonts in Windows8

How is it possible completely disable ClearType fonts in Windows 8. Fonts really look very ugly on my Windows 8. I tried disable via cttune.exe but it doesn't help. Thanks!
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Point Size with X11 Fonts

I'm trying to set up my fonts on a bare bones X windows system, but my settings aren't giving me the results I expect. I'm using Terminator as my terminal. I've set my Terminator font to "Monospace ...
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Why is my TrueType Font messing up in Acrobat 7.0 Professional

I have a PDF made (500 pages long) of different part numbers for my business, with their descriptions and prices. I'm using a truetype font so that fractions apear as actual fractions and not 1/8 with ...
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Any XFree86 font close to the old redhat Luxi mono?

I'm on a Debian 6.0 system but miss the old fonts on those old red hat systems, the luxi mono, if I remember correctly. Are there any close variants in the free font family? Thanks.
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Convert .ttf to .bdf

How do I convert a monospace True Type font to a BDF font with 14x28 (or 14x30) characters? My first thought was to use FontForge, but for some reason, when I open a True Type font: if I try to ...
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In Emacs, how does one add custom TrueType fonts to ps-print?

I'm customizing Emacs to print to PostScript with custom faces. I've found this reference, which explains how to add Helvetica. To emacs ps-print. I'm trying to use Consolas, so I used the following ...
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What is this font? [closed]

On the website insomniac.com, the logo "insomniac" what font is that? I've tried taking a screen shot and using whatthefont.com but the choices it gives me aren't 100% spot on. Does anyone have an ...
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What font is used in this image? [closed]

Can someone identify the fonts used in the words "nature methods" in the following image? I think that the word "nature" is in Times or Times New Roman (?) but can't figure out what font the word ...
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Edit a truetype font

I'm trying to find a free tool (on windows ) that would enable me to change some settings on a TrueType font. Specifically, I'm trying to fix the following errors: E1311 The macStyle bold bit doesn't ...
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How to create and install all relevant font-metrics and fontmaps of a TrueType font on Linux for (pdf)TeX?

Essentially I have found this guide, but it is for miktex, i need a guide for texlive on Debian/Ubuntu which will not pollute dpkg installed texmf. I'm interested in converting TrueType font to be ...
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TTF Fonts in Latex on LINUX

I couldn't find much help on google. Can anyone suggest me some link?
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Change TTF font name

How can I change font name? Not ttf file name, but font name. For exmple I want to rename Tahoma to the Tahoma7. My goal is to rename Tahoma from the Windows 7 and install it for the WindowsXP ...
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How to install OS X *.TTC font on Windows? Error: “*.TTC does not appear to be a valid font”

I own both a Mac running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, and a PC running Windows 7. On my Mac is a font called "AmericanTypewriter.ttc". I'd like to use that font on my PC, for a specific creative project. ...
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Editing true type fonts

In typical Persian fonts which are True Type, there is a historical problem with yeh and kafs. These fonts are created for Windows 98, which didn't include full Persian support, and now, we have 2 ...
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Difference between OTF (Open Type) or TTF (True Type) font formats?

On a Mac, when I'm downloading fonts am often given the choice between OTF (OpenType Format) and TTF (TrueType Format). Is there any difference in the way ligatures work or anything between the two ...
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No more ugly fonts please, how to create typographically beautiful PDFs?

I'm authoring a textbook (e-book) in Microsoft Word and we're publishing as an Acrobat PDF. The problem I'm having is that, while the fonts/typography look fine in MS Word, when I build the PDF in ...
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Control truetype font tracking in fontforge

I'm designing a font intended to be used mainly as a subtitle font. It's a sans-serif font not unlike Helvetica. The em size is 2000 (I know it "should" be 2048 for a truetype font), the ...
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How to get Firefox to use MS TrueType fonts for Helvetica, Times, etc?

I'm using (Windows) TrueType fonts on my Ubuntu workstation (details), and am mostly happy with how fonts look, both in desktop apps and on the web (using Firefox). However, on some web pages, like ...
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Is it possible to use TrueType fonts in framebuffer?

Is it possible to use TrueType monosize fonts in console with framebuffer driver (vesafb)? I'm using Ubuntu.
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What are your favourite free fonts? [closed]

As super users, using nicer fonts is often an important issue. Now that many sites are using @font-face to embed fonts in the page, having the same fonts installed locally means less downloading, and ...
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What ways are there (programs used…) to create fonts? [closed]

I'm intersted in creating some TrueType fonts, and I've seen and tried some online creation tools that let you scan in your handwriting (such as FontCapture), but I'm looking for a more manual ...
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Installing Microsoft ttf fonts on Ubuntu

I want to install a Microsoft Vista TTF font (lets say Consolas), on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope). How do I go about doing that?