Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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How to fix all fonts of a font family showing up as different entries instead of a single entry?

I am an intermediate Graphic Designer. I've been facing a very niche problem, but it has been driving me nuts. Take a look at how Product Sans shows up in Photoshop. Now, not all fonts show up like ...
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How to enable Fish shell themes from ssh connection

So, I’m learning to transition to using the Fish shell. I’ve only ever used the Bash shell, but I’ve enjoyed using Fish. I found this custom shell theme called “Shellder” (https://github.com/...
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🌿 in TextArea of OBS

Icons are possible to use in OBS-Text-Areas if you use the Font DeJa Vu Sans but not all (Example: ☳⚒⚄). I searching for 🌿 without success. how could i find out if this special (or a other) symbol is ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac 2011: Change the bold font for Avenir Book

Basically, know nothing about fonts, so any help is appreciated, but I've been using Avenir Book, which has a nice Bold font (looked like Avenir Black or Avenir Heavy), but now when I bold, it just ...
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adding special characters to file names on a mac

I've just been sent a pdf file on my mac and the file name has a filled in circle instead of an 'o'. Can anybody tell me how they have done this. I've tried copying glyphs from other applications but ...
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Word VBA: Hyperlink .Range.Font.TextColor.RGB and compatibility mode

Could someone please let me know why the first line of code below throws error 445 (Object doesn't support this action) when run on a Word document saved in compatibility mode? The second line works ...
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Is it normal some text fonts are slower to load than others?

I recently downloaded a third party font from website and noticed slightly slower loading time of the .txt file. not significant, but surely noticeable. (both for windows' builtin notepad and third ...
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Is there a way to have responsive content in Word? - to have content in a Window reformat/flow to window size change?

If I resize the window size of Word, is there a way to have the content be responsive? That is, the content is automatically full-width (not overflow), and the font size is automatically large enough ...
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Can't change font for GTK based apps like Mousepad, Meld, etc

I can't change font for GTK based apps like Mousepad, Meld, etc -- the option of "uses system font" cannot be ticked off, and I don't know where/how to set system font either. This only ...
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In Telegram Windows desktop client, how to increase font size for messages?

In Telegram Windows desktop client, how to increase font size for messages? All the tutorials I found online are for mobile apps which aren't applicable to the Windows desktop client: https://www....
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How may I more easily change the fontFace in Windows Terminal?

I've installed a few console fonts from Github for Windows Terminal, but when I go to Settings to select them I get dialog to wit that 'the selected font is not found' and am advised to install the '...
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Can't install fonts on Asus Chromebook - no “Fonts” option on Edit menu

I'm trying to install some custom fonts (.otf files) on my wife's Asus Chromebook. Every tutorial I've found says one of two things: either "In Google Docs, go to the Edit menu then choose ...
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Fonts in Geany are bold after installing LibreOffice

I've installed LibreOffice 7.1.1.2 64-bit on Windows 10 20H2 Pro and now the default Monospace font in Geany 1.37.1 is always bold (some other fonts are also affected). Changing the Monospace in Geany ...
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How to limit firefox to two fonts?

I limit firefox to use exclusively ubuntu mono fonts. Every single site is much more readable like that. But recently every site started to use fontawesome (webdings 2.0) to show UI elements. Is there ...
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I cannot install fonts as an admin for all users on Windows Datacenter 2016. The option to “Install for All Users” is not presented

I'm trying to install a new font for all user on Windows Datacenter 2016. I'm RDP'd in as the local Administrator, and the fonts have been downloaded to the server. After reading the online ...
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VLC : ass subtitles not as big as default video player

At the moment, I'm working on the subtitling of an anime. I thought subtitles were fine and finished, but apparently that's not the case. I'm using Aegisub, and here's what the preview of the video ...
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Windows 10 no text on desktop at startup

On this particular Windows 10 machine, each time it boots up, the Text is missing on context menu, desktop shortcuts and even in control panel (start menu works fine). Only thing that resolves the ...
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Text font from this piece of text

I have tried to use some pdf viewers as pdf-Xchange viewers but the font's name displayed is a long set of characters that does not make any sense. Is there any way to find the font from this latex ...
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What are fonts that starts with “@”?

I'm listening the fonts installed on the computer thought a script but I found those fonts whose name starts with a @, such as @Yu Gothic UI. What's the different from such font from one without the &...
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For one specific font, why the same font size looks different in different apps?

I see the difference quite often between apps. For example see the attached screenshot. Both PuTTY and Terminus are using the font Fixedsys Neo+. I'm using size 11 in PuTTY but for Terminus I have to ...
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Clock separator renders incorrectly under GNOME 3.38 on Arch Linux with Ubuntu font

I recently switched to Arch Linux from Ubuntu, and so to ease the switch, I've installed the GTK themes used by Ubuntu and switched to the Ubuntu font family across the system. However, there is a ...
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How to make text in a scanned pdf appear rounder/smoother/nicer?

I have a scanned pdf and the text in this pdf looks a bit too slim and unsmooth and thus makes it harder to read. Is there a way to optimize the text in the pdf so that it can look rounder/smoother/...
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LibreOffice font styles (bold, semibold, condensed, etc)

I have switched to Linux but it don't support MS Office, so I found the alternative - LibreOffice. I need to open foreign presentations or documents that have fonts like "Bahnschrift ...
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Can I have different DPI-settings for fonts on different monitors?

I replaced one of my monitors by one with much higher resolution. Its physical dimensions are bigger too, but not as much bigger as the resolution -- so each pixel became quite a bit smaller. To ...
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terminal fonts on debian 10 (konsole and gnome terminal)

I am on debian 10 (current stable) with kde (plasmashell --version → 5.14.5) . My main terminal emulator is konsole (from KDE). I want support for emojis and other special charecters on the terminal ...
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Odd Zenity-behaviour

I have a Bash-script containing Zenity dialog boxes that works fine on Ubuntu 20.04. However when I start it in openSUSE Leap 42, it looks like this: It seems as if some package is missing. Any ideas?...
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How do I recreate Adobe Lightroom's font and kerning in Evernote Desktop?

What font does Adobe Lightroom 10 use for its folder names in the Library Module? Once I know the font, how do I get Evernote 6.25.1.9091 (Windows 10 Desktop version) to use that font and have the ...
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tabs & bookmarks fonts on chrome suddenly became insanely small

i watched a youtube video and suddenly the computer froze so i forced a power off. after couple hours i turned it on (after it updated itself) and suddenly only(!) the bookmarks and the tab fonts ...
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putty + powerlevel10k - font issue

I'm running ubuntu with zsh and powerlevel10k and that works just fine on the graphical terminal. I don't really use the TTY terminals, and if I do I can manage to make sense of the broken fonts, so ...
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New GnuCash 4.4 install - How do I replace GnuCash font (now just boxes) in Win10?

I just downloaded and installed GnuCash 4.4. Opened the program and there are boxes instead of text. I think I need to download a new font that is used in GnuCash, or somehow change the font. Windows ...
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Can I highlight only 1 number of a 2 or 3 number entry in Excel?

If I type the number 85 in one cell and the number 104 in another is there a way that I can automatically change the font colour of the 5 and 4 only? I know that I can extract the number by using =...
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How to use Font Awesome in Microsoft Office Word or PowerPoint on MacOS

I can use Font Awesome in Omnigraffle perfectly - paste the name of the icon and the image magically appears. The same process doesn't work with PowerPoint or Word. help! The cheatsheet approach works ...
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Noto fonts (regular) are not displaying some characters in Libre Office (squares instead)

Noto Sans and Serif fonts (but only regular, not light or mono or black, etc.) in Libre Office Writer or Spreadsheets are not displaying '→' sign ("Long rightwards arrow"). Instead of → or ← ...
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Check which font Windows uses for a character

I'd like to use the trapezoid character “⏢” (U+23E2) in a MS Word document. I'd like to use the same font that Chrome and Windows 10 use to display it but every possible candidate font I try seems not ...
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Chrome/Edge still doesn't show unicode character after upgrading to Windows 10 20H2

I recently upgraded from Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10 20H2 (19042.746) (Language: Hungarian). Both Chrome (88.0.4324.150) and Edge (88.0.705.62) still don't show the character U+1F6C8 (Circled ...
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X Logical Font Description and HiDPI

The problem: X-server serves fonts at a fixed resolution of 100dpi, rather than the current window system resolution (xdpyinfo | grep -F resolution). A bit of theory. There are legacy server-side ...
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Windows Font Appears Lighter

Since today (perhaps a late reaction to a previous Windows update?), the fonts in Microsoft Outlook and in the Start Menu (see example below) and Windows Apps appear lighter (less font-width) than ...
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How can I fix Error: “No usable fontconfig configuration file found, using fallback.” in a WIN10 when I try hardsub a SRT in a MP4?

I trying to burn a subtitle on video but no way to get this. Already create a bin fonts\fonts.conf in everywhere but seems not working right. But the same code works on another computer. Someone can ...
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Weird font issue on some programs on Windows 10

Some programs are displaying the wrong fonts. I think it's an issue with the Windows Fontmapper registry but can't pinpoint what caused it. Here's an image of what it looks like, image and what it ...
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How to change urdu/arabic fonts on chrome?

In my previous laptop, I had installed and configured the 'Noto Naksh Arabic UI' font in custom font settings in both Windows 10 and ubuntu, and chrome was able to render the Urdu text in that custom ...
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What exactly is renderable text in a PDF document?

When trying to OCR a pdf file, I got an error message that "Acrobat could not perform recognition (OCR) on this page because This page contains renderable text". link to adobe site I search ...
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How to convert a pdf file with embeded Chankya-font into Unicode>*.txt?

I have few PDF files (written/typed in Devanagari script) with imbedded Chanakya Font which(i.e. the PDFs) do not have any security feature enabled. I want to copy the text in PDF to a *.txt file so ...
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All my fonts show up in monospace in Chrome on Ubuntu

All of a sudden, with no intervention from me, Chrome keeps displaying monospace fonts on many different websites. When I go to set the fonts in Chrome settings, the rendered text does not reflect the ...
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How to install fonts for all users using WSL?

Using WSL Bash, I followed both sets of the steps from this question's answer (only the first set of steps worked) but I get strange behaviour for the font. The font does show up in my text editors ...
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Emoji across excel version [closed]

I am making an data entry form. For each row I made a data validation cell at the end for user to finalize the row. There are 4 possible action/values: blank: nothing ✔: the row is finalized ❌: ...
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IntelliJ: Cannot diasble ligatures for read-only files

How can I disable ligatures for all files (including read-only) in IntelliJ Idea Community edition 2020.3? The setting doesn't work, even after restart: It works for non ready-only files. I tried ...
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How to deal with missing fonts when saving PowerPoint 365 presentation

I am editing a presentation, in PowerPoint 365 app, based on some old one, probably created by some Apple user. Each and every time when I am saving changes, I see this annoying dialog: There seems ...
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Font size on Excel charts different on different PC

I have two PCs which both can access an Excel spreadsheet (on OneDrive). Both PCs have font scaling set to 100%. But when I format a chart on one PC with reasonable size fonts, on the other PC text ...
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Specific font showing Thai characters in Word fonts dropdown list

In Microsoft Word, some fonts show a few characters of non-latin text next to the font name, in the dropdown list (see image below). What is that? Why is it here at all? สวัสดี apparently means "...
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Bold font not appearing when exporting Word file to PDF

I am using CMU Serif font in Word, but when saving as a PDF, the bold text shows up as regular. I have checked and I have properly installed CMU Serif Bold so unsure what to do. Any ideas? Thanks

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