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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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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 a custom font can support more characters than the keyboard has available

Say I want to have the ○ circle character in the font that is otherwise a-zA-Z0-9...etc. characters. Say all of the keyboard is already taken with Shift and everything, with characters from the font. ...
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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. Certain web pages are rendered incorrectly, in particular there's a problem with apostrophes and double quotes being so tiny as to be ...
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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 ...
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How to reset the font in Windows 10

I installed a software: JAWS screen reader. And it did something with my font or screen resolution and the words started looking pixelated. I uninstalled that program and restarted the pc but the ...
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How do I convert a TTF into individual PNG character images?

I want to generate a .PNG image for every glyph in a .TTF font file. How do I do that?
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Why cannot I use customized font in some sites like google search page

I modified my fonts in chrome://settings/fonts. It takes effects in some sites. But more sites are not influenced. What's behind it?
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Font not in Windows 10 console properties list

I've been trying to customize my WSL lately (Windows 10 Pro N version 1709). However, the font I'm trying to use (the Windows compatible nerd-fonts version of FiraCode Regular) does not show up in the ...
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Word font substitution in templates

I'm trying to build a Microsoft Word template for use by people who do not necessarily have some of the fonts that the template prefers. In CSS one can define a "font-family", such as font-family: "...
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Use Segoe MDL2 Assets and other unicode fonts with Private Use Characters in Visio

Microsoft supplies its Windows iconset as a font now. All icons are part of the subrange "Private Use Characters": I really enjoy drawing our Windows screen concepts in Microsoft Visio. However, to ...
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how to create ligatures with 5+ elements?

I am working on a font that requires extensive use of complex ligatures. Everything works fine with ligatures composed of up to 4 characters, but if I create a ligature resulting from the combination ...
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MS WORD - Arabic (Quranic) text shown as symbols

I've got an old file that contained Quranic verses in a special Arabic font. Those verses were added using a special software. I'm missing that software, and now when I open the file, all the verses ...
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Patched fonts not showing up on gnome-terminal

I installed the patched font "Source Code Pro" from https://github.com/ryanoasis/nerd-fonts#option-3-install-script on my Ubuntu 18.10 box. I can see the font showing up on the Fonts program (as ...
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MS Word style cannot set particular font size

I have an MS Word document with a paragraph style. It has font size set to 10pt. However, when I apply it to the text in the document (which has size of 12pt), the font size of this text does not ...
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Document shows text in “Khmer UI”, but that font is not in available list

I received a Document (*.doc) and am able to open it in OpenOffice (3.4.1), where I see that the font shown in the font selection dropdown is "Khmer UI". When I click the dropdown, the font name ...
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Is there any mono font that can display both Vietnamese and Japanese correctly?

I work a lot with Vietnamese and Japanese code files; most of the time, they're mixed up with others. But from the terminal, I can't display those at the same time; if Vietnamese works, the Japanese ...
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How do I increase the font size of menus, tabs, and other user interface elements in Firefox 52?

I'm running Linux, and I use Firefox Extended Support Release, 52.6.0, because I depend on certain accessibility/usability extensions which don't work in Firefox Quantum. I have a small laptop screen ...
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Changing the font of cross-references in a Word 2010 document

I have a very large word document (250 pages) with lots of cross-references inserted in the text (mainly tables and figures as Figure 2.1 or Table 4.3 etc). The main text of the document is set to ...
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How do I find the name for a font on my Ubuntu system?

I need to find out the filename for a Cyrillic font installed on my system, Ubuntu 16.04. The fonts seem to be under /usr/share/fonts, but I can't determine which is Cyrillic. Is there an easy way to ...
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Why fonts are so pixelated all of the sudden in windows 10?

This is a screenshot of the zoomed home page for this site as I'm seeing it this happens to me (for the last two days. It was perfect before) in Firefox and Chrome, but in edge they look like it ...
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How to see/edit bitmaps in the truetype fonts? [closed]

I know that asian fonts (like msgothic.ttc) have bitmaps in them, probably prerendered for faster drawing. How can I view/edit those bitmaps? I just downloaded FontForge, tell if you know a better ...
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Trouble using Source Han Sans in Microsoft Word

I am currently using Microsoft Office 365 and I have been using Source Han Sans for a while with no problems, with Source Han Sans Light set as the default font on Microsoft Word. Recently, however, ...
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CSV file Question marks everywhere [duplicate]

I have a really big problem with data file (I'll use another smaller file for example below) I did some excel work in CSV file and Saved it when I opened Georgian language characters were changed to ...
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Change font color in Zim wiki 0.64 with Ubuntu 14.04

Is there easy way how to change color, or for example background color of given text? (I use ZIM 0.64 with Ubuntu 14.04) I noticed that headings are green, and links are blue. But I can only underline,...