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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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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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Remote Desktop software (RDP) with customizable layout for windows [closed]

Do you know Remote Desktop software (RDP) with customizable layout, so it is possible to change displayed font at remote mashine, colors and border size? Problem is that I have not enough space at ...
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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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Trouble satisfying dependencies while installing powerline for vim

I have already gotten the powerline fonts working in zsh, but I am having issues satisfying the dependencies listed on this page. I can install almost none of the packages. I have tried apt and pip, ...
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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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Why gnu unifont is slow?

I'm using gnu-unifont (unifont-11.0.02.ttf) on windows and I find it pretty slow / laggy to display. Questions Is it normal for this type of font in windows to be slow Is there a better way to use ...
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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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Mintty fails to render 3 byte UTF-8 on Windows 7

Test A First install: usr/share/fonts/noto/NotoSansMyanmar-Regular.ttf from package: noto-myanmar-fonts Then link font (need relog after): set 'HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\...
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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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Bugged font in Windows 10

I'm having a problem with a font, and I can't get it to work. Searching online I found that in "\localhost\c$\Windows\Fonts" is where you get a real look at the fonts installed on your system, and I ...
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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 + ...
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Printing a PDF File to an Impact Printer Without Font Distortion

I am working on a project that requires me to use a VB.Net forms application to save a PDF and from there print that file to my impact printer. That's the easy part. The printer that I'm using is an ...
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Fonts installed in OSX aren't available to all users

If I install a set of fonts on OSX 10.13 which has multiple users logging in, I can't seem to make them accessible to all the users. I have set the font book preference to "computer" as the location ...
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Find out which Font masks as Arial?

I have the same issue as him, displaying fonts in PDF incorrectly The source of that problem as described in the linked description is a "bad" font, masking itself as "Arial" In my case it simply is ...
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Is it possible to allow users to change the font of a document in Microsoft Word but not the content?

I am using Microsoft Word 2016 on Windows 8.1. I would like to lock the text of a document against editing, but allow users to change the font to whatever they want (or pre-set styles if 'anything ...
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Converting a font from SVG to SBIX

I've created a colored SVG font in the TTF container file using this project: https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font However, macOS and iOS only support SBIX fonts, not SVG. They end up showing ...
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How can I add additional fonts to the Windows console?

I found a guide online stating that you need to edit the registry in order to add new fonts to the list of available fonts in Command Prompt: specifically, you have to edit the key: ...
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Getting Non-Western (Cyrillic) script for SSERIFF.FON

I would like to use MS Sans Serif (FON, not Microsoft Sans Serif TTF) on Windows 10 installed from an English distributive. For this font, I may only select "Western" Script and thus cannot use MS ...
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Change Default Printer Font Size in Mac OS

When printing ASCII files via "lpr [filename]" the characters print in about twice what I would consider normal size. This began on Mac OS before Mavericks, still happens on High Sierra. It is ...
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LM Roman 12 in Microsoft word printing problems

I generally use LATEX, but if I am writing a quick document, I found a Microsoft Word add-in, called Word-Mat. I also downloaded the fonts to mirror Latex. Inside the document, the font looks fine, ...
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How to fix differences in Font Rendering between Fedora (27/28) and CentOS 7

We are hosting a virtualized desktop for web stack developers on vmware. Currently, the developer box is based on Fedora (27/28), but I would like to move it to CentOS 7 since it's closer our Red Hat ...
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Changing fallback font priority

I have both Segoe UI Emoji and Segoe UI Symbol installed on my system (Windows 7). When an Emoji is to be rendered (in browsers/Word), the font automatically changes to Segoe UI Symbol. Looking at the ...
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How to delete or disable Helvetica fonts from macOS?

Since macOS has Helvetica fonts and websites are putting Helvetica fonts at the beginning of font-family, it makes all the websites are looking very ugly. I really don't like Helvetica fonts at all. I ...
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PuTTY doesn't show oh-my-zsh prompt correctly

When I use PuTTY to SSH into my Ubuntu server, it doesn't render the ➜ character in my prompt (default oh-my-zsh prompt) correctly. I tried using a powerline font, but it didn't change it. It looks ...
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Coloring if() condition in exel

Hello to the comunity, In a cell of an excel file, let's say that I want to enter the following formula if(a1>a2,"test1","test2") What I want to achieve is that the font of both test1 and test2 to ...
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Font aliasing after latest Windows updates

After installing the latest Windows 10 updates, some apps are showing strong font aliasing, as the next pictures show: Note the "n" in both "settings" literals, almost invisible. It seems that the ...
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How to embed fonts in a pdf or pptx document?

I have a powerpoint document (I am using Powerpoint 2016 for Mac), and I am trying to embed fonts. If I embed the fonts in the powerpoint presentation, I want to export the pptx file to a pdf which ...
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Tiny (unreadable) apostrophes and double quotes on some web pages

I'm using the latest firefox (Quantum 61.0) on a 4K display on FreeBSD. Certain web pages are rendered incorrectly, in particular there's a problem with apostrophes and double quotes being so tiny as ...
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Gimp Unicode in Text Editor doesn't work

Linux Mint 18.3 (= Ubuntu Xenial), Gimp 2.8.16 In Gimp Text Editor (something you can show when you're entering text using Text Tool) you are meant to be able to go Ctrl-Shift-U + Unicode code... and ...