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Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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Has Excel updated their Times New Roman font?

The symbol ∧ (unicode 22c0) does not work with Times New Roman Font in MS Excel for Mac 2013. But it works in MS Word for Mac. The symbol's stats in other encoding formats can be found here: http://...
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Font: howto configure pixel font correctly on linux?

I followed this guide and its subpixel rendering topic: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/font_configuration#Pixel_alignment But still can't achieve the same appearance result to pixel font ...
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Printer prints font colours incorrectly but graphics are fine [closed]

I've always had problems printing accurate colours with my laser printer (Lexmark C543dn) and I've drawn a blank trying to fix it. I did have a custom profile created once which only fixed it a little ...
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How to create a font alias in Windows 7 or in Outlook

I have a work colleague that uses OCR A Extended as the preferred font for his outgoing emails. It is difficult for me to read his emails. Is there any way to create an alias in Outlook 2010 or ...
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Keynote: change the font of an equation

I'm using the built-in equation tool in Keynote. Is there a way to change the font used by default in Keynote? Also, I see that when I try to use text in the equation via \text{} the font is in bold ...
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How can one use a .tff font in Word 2013 as unpriviliged user without PowerShell?

I would like to use a font I have available as a .ttf file for one of my texts. The obvious way to do that is to install the font system wide and use it that way. Is there a different path one could ...
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Selecting strings in a Word document other than URLs and changing font color to red using VBA

I have a word document that has a lot of URLs followed by their descriptions mostly separated by a dash (-) but not always. I would like to write a script in VBA that selects those descriptions (minus ...
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Libreoffice Calc, print barcodes font, stretch font taller but not wider

I'm using Libreoffice Calc to print stock labels. I've encoded the texts for use with the code128 format, same as in this online tool, and I can print the barcodes using the Libre Barcode 128 font. ...
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Chrome and other Apps wrong font (Win10)

To explain my issue I need to explain a bit: I just added installed a new SSD into my setup. I moved all my stuff from one partition into the new SSD. Due to some misspartitioning when setting up my ...
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Why Windows 10 fonts looks pixelated in all apps?

I have been using Linux and Mac for past 8 years. I installed Windows 10 (October update) today first. And got a nasty surpirse. The default font (which I believe Segoe UI) looks horribly pixelated, ...
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Stopping ligatures in konsole

After upgrading to Fedora 29 konsole has started to use ligatures for my monowidth fonts (currently Inconsolata), which is beyond terrible for example when it decides to combine "fi". I have futzed ...
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Why does Firefox insert a space after special characters when using a font-face?

When browsing a website that uses accented characters (or special characters) and a css font-family feature, Firefox inserts a white space (not a real space character) after the accented character. ...
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Requesting aliased :guifont rendering in Vim on Windows

Non-AA font rendering seems available everywhere except for Windows. In MacVim, this is possivle via noantialias. When using GTK2 front-end, the same can be achieved by adding antialias=false to the ...
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How to change default skype font in linux?

The default font in linux skype has some problems while displaying Chinese(Some are bold, some are not). Gnome Tweaks can change system font and GTK-based application's font, AFAIK. But it cannot ...
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Visio 2016 Font Transparency

Searching how to make a font translucent, transparent, or look like a watermark in Visio seems to be elusive. It's common to see the question asked for the word Draft or Confidential, but every guide ...
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Source Code Pro font issue in JetBrains editors

I'm having trouble with Source Code Pro font for few years now on all JetBrains IDE's. I have installed Source Code Pro. When I set the font: I have these weird bugs, mainly in Ruby: But this bug ...
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Why would text be blurry in Excel 2016 under Windows 10 on one PC and not the other?

Issue I am opening the same spreadsheet on two PCs, and the text looks crisp and beautiful even at lower zoom levels (55-100%) on one of them, but blurry at any zoom level ≤88% on the other. Why ...
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Export PDF from Word with all fonts embedded

I have a Word document which has some texts in OpenType fonts. I want to distribute it in the PDF format that satisfies all the 3 requirements below: Embed uncommon OpenType fonts for global audience ...
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Word automatically switches to Times New Roman whenever I type using a German keyboard layout

No matter what I do, as soon as I type anything in any word document, the font will switch to Times New Roman. I can select existing text, chose any font and it will change to that font. But as soon ...
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Changing the font size of Tab information in Iterm

I use a High Resolution external monitor at work and increase the font size in my terminal for better visibility. But the text on the tab bar is stuck at the default size. Changing the font size does ...
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Chromium cannot display some character correctly

My chromium display japanese character 'の' as a blank box on some sites such as google and stackexchange (maybe most none mainly japanese sites). Some characters next to it also become boxes. like ...
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How to upgrade fonts in Windows [10]?

I am using Windows 10 on 2 computers and on both of the computers i am CorelDraw (latest version) installed and when i save a file from one of the computers and then open it on the other CorelDraw is'...
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How do I correct system fonts that are suddenly italic?

My Windows 10 system appears to have a problem with fonts. In a number of places the font being displayed is italic where it should not be. For instance, in Google Hangouts: No idea why this is ...
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Tibetan page numbers in cross-references in Word 2013

I am working on a Microsoft Word 2013 document in which I want to change the page numbers in the footer to use Tibetan numbers. I changed the font of the footer to a Unicode Tibetan font, but the ...
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How to improve font rendering in Firefox

I'm Firefox 64 developer edition under Linux. Fonts look uglier than Chrome. What can I do to improve them? Firefox vs Chrome fonts What I've tried so far, without any improvement: disabled ...
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FixedSys looks different under Japanese locale?

In Windows 7 in C:\Windows\Fonts, this is what FixedSys looks like when my system is set to English (US) locale: And this is what it looks like with Japanese locale: They're both called FixedSys, ...
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Font listed but not displaying correctly in GIMP

I have purchased the Marschel Pro font. It is available in both otf and ttf versions. I've tried installing both, and one or the other. The font shows as available as a choice within GIMP but doesn't ...
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Is it possible to print a PDF with a heavier font?

I have some documents as PDF, which I would like to print in a "multiple pages per sheet" layout. This works well in terms of the font size, but due to using a very lightweight font, the resulting ...
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Why font is changed automatically in LibreOffice for Linux?

I'm using LibreOffice 6.1 on Linux Mint 17. I would like to create a presentation using Impress. I set the font to Droid Arabic Naskh. Then, I save and close the file. When I open it again, the font ...
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Blurry text in some programs Windows 10

I am having problems with blurry text in some programs, which is very annoying. When I focus the window, it does sharpen the text, but it is still not normal. The weird part is that some part is ...
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How to zoom font size in SciTE?

I want to zoom the font in SciTE to read easily, and I found this sample user perference: font.base=font:Consolas,size:11 font.small=font:Consolas,size:8 font.comment=font:Consolas,size:11 font.text=...
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MS Project 2013 font change field only not the row

I am having trouble finding VBA coding to change the font color for just the cell for an amount of $0.00 in the Cost column of an MS Project plan, for instance, to RED. Lots of examples on coloring ...
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How to get the real font name via it's id number extracted from PDF?

I tried to get the name of the font used in current PDF via strings target.pdf| grep FontName, and the output is as follows, which is the same as checking from Acrobat (Properties -> Fonts): <&...
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How to make sure that the format of a heading is not lost after adding a heading style and the heading numbering is retained in table of content?

My paper is structured like this: 1. Introduction 2. Conceptual background 2.1. Definition 2.2. Delineate the Boundaries of the Research 2.3. Research Streams 2.4. Theoretical ...
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Migrate fonts from Ubuntu LTS to Amazon AMI Linux

I want to migrate all the fonts from current server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to newest Amazon AMI Linux (AWS EC2). I have copied all font files (respecting locations provided in /etc/fonts/fonts....
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Firefox 62.0.3 - Use font selections in Settings without overriding special characters/images (CSS)

I was wondering if, in the latest version of Firefox (62.0.3), there's a way to override website fonts with my chosen font selections in the General Settings, without messing up CSS elements where, ...
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Chrome: broken characters in rendering [closed]

This is my screenshot. It happens in recent Chrome randomly at random site and time. The characters are broken. Some characters become partially purple paths and some are missing. However, when I ...
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Roboto Font changes its look

My client e-mailed me a Word document and the font files to display it (Roboto, from Google I believe). I installed them before opening the document. The document's Title style is in Roboto ...
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Figlets installation on Windows 10

I have used figlet to create ASCII text for Source code comments. (figlet website). Recently I upgraded to Windows 10. It used to work in Windows 7. (It is been few months since I used it though). But ...
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How do I limit the number of fonts available in MS Word, without deleting them?

I tried to create another folder within C:\WINDOWS\fonts, to which I'd move the unused fonts. But I can't: see the screenshot beneath.
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Windows 10 fonts look ragged in 1920x1080 HD TV

I connected a Microsoft Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 to a 1920 x 1080 Philco PTV42E60DSWN TV (HDMI port) and the borders of fonts (but also in images) look all ragged (see comparison to 1920 x ...
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Chrome DevTools initiator link is sometimes unhelpful with web fonts

I like the way Chrome DevTools helps you find where an asset is being requested in your code via the Network > Initiator column. It works well most of the time, but I'm using a recent version of ...
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How can I batch substitute one font for another for all text in a collection of .EPS files?

I have a large number (50+) of .EPS files containing data plots, which are to be imported into a LaTeX document. Most of them contain text that specifies a font I do not have available, and so ...
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Use a Font in VSCode

I am using VSCode for few weeks. I am new in VSCode. How can I use "FiraCode" font in VSCode ? I am trying to use like below
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Why does Iosevka look so awful as editor typeface in Visual Studio 2017?

Iosevka has been my default go-to typeface for source code of any kind anywhere. Naturally I tried to use it with Visual Studio but the rendering looks just awful (you'd have to view the images with ...
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How to define a fallback for fonts that don't exist or have a different name?

When we moved from an old Windows machine to a new one, some of the installed fonts were upgraded to a new version with a slightly different name. Because of this, Word (and other programs) can't find ...
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How to change all instances of one font to another font?

I want Garamond to be used anywhere on the web where Georgia is used? There are extensions available which change all fonts. I don't want that, I just want to see Georgia, instead of which, I want ...
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Use custom font for Kodi Estuary UI

I'm trying to figure out how to change the UI font on Kodi with Estuary (the default skin) installed on LibreELEC and OSMC. I have a mynewfont.ttf font file I want to use.
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How do I fix italics in PDFs that display as bold italic under Chrome?

Italics in a PDF created with Acrobat under MS Word display incorrectly for me as bold italic under Chrome but correctly under Edge, IE, Firefox and Safari. This happens on both my desktop and my ...
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Disable Notepad++ Font Zoom using Ctrl+Mousewheel

I am going to ask something that goes opposite to common understanding which is "more power to the user, the better it is". I like the flexibility of increasing/decreasing the font size with Ctrl + ...