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change font size in second display only in Gnome

I have got a second display connected to my laptop which has got resolution 3840 x 2160, my laptop has got only 1920 x 1080. The font which is OK on my laptop is way too small on the second display. ...
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How to debug “Fontconfig error: No writable cache directories” as the console output of font-manager?

Starting font-manager as a regular user from a console (regardless of the presence or the contents of /usr/local/share/fonts) prints four messages Fontconfig error: No writable cache directories on ...
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How to make Debian bookworm prefer a newer font version whenever at least two versions of the same font are available?

For the sake of an example, consider two fonts files of the same font: $ fc-scan /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts/cour.ttf --format='%{family} %{fontversion}\n' Courier New 184812 $ egrep -ao &...
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Outlook for iOS Randomly Increase Email Font by 10x [migrated]

I have Outlook for iOS on a Mac. Whether I send or receive a message, or whether it is a new message or a reply, Outlook will increase the font of one sentence at random in the email. The increase is ...
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ffmpeg drawtext - Arabic fonts doesn't render correctly

What I'm trying to achieve: Loop an image into a video and overlay Arabic Text from the Qur'an on it including the text diacritical mark, using a custom font. Example of the text to be rendered: ...
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How can I change the default font used for displaying the content of unstyled messages in Outlook back to Calibri?

How can I change the default font used for displaying the content of unstyled messages in Outlook back to Calibri? I say "unstyled" here meaning HTML messages sent without a font setting, as ...
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How to delete open font files without reboot?

There are some font files that I cannot delete. These files are not installed and they are outside of C:\Windows\Fonts. I have previewed them and now I cannot delete them. Trying to delete them will ...
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What is the name of font used in GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP)?

What is the name of the font used on buttons and other elements of the GIMP GUI?
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Why does adding an entry into a table result in the font size changing in a cell that is populated using Xlookup to extract entries from that table?

I created a table that is updated with new entries, thus changing size with each new table entry. Xlookup is used to pull entries from the table. The cells where the entries are stored is set to ...
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How to fix error unable to read font in ImageMagick/Debian?

I'm running ImageMagick in WSL Debian and Ubuntu. I'm trying to write some text with ImageMagick but I getting font errors in both WSL linux versions: $ magick -background lightblue -fill blue -font ...
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How to use the Noto Sans Old Hungarian font?

Noob here. Noto Sans Old Hungarian Font I downloaded and installed this font. I was expecting if I press an a I get the equalient letter from this alphabet. But it doesn't do anything. How to use ...
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FFMPEG does not load Font from ASS file

I'm trying to burn an ASS subtitle file onto a video using ffmpeg. This is the style part of the ASS file: [Script Info] ; Script generated by FFmpeg/Lavc60.3.100 ScriptType: v4.00+ PlayResX: 384 ...
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Google Chrome resets font size after clicking link before navigating to the new page

I'm using MacOS Sonoma, and Google Chrome Version 120.0.6099.129 (Official Build) (arm64) This is the behaviour: Enter a website (e.g. Google, Hacker News, or anything else with links) Set larger ...
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How to rename font (family) name of variable font to comply OFL?

I downloaded this variable font from google fonts. Since I convert the font to the WOFF2 format using this tool, I would change the font name due to the OFL as suggested in this post. The problem is ...
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Excel treats unicode characters as text

I have received an excel file which contains data from government website, whose text is in Hindi language. When I open the csv file, it displays the hindi texts in unicode characters like the ...
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Unable to Change Font Size of Inkscape Guideline Label

Introduction I've successfully created labeled guidelines in Inkscape (version 1.1.1) using the following steps: Guidelines can be created by dragging from either of the rulers. Upon double-clicking ...
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Shrink line height in Notepad++

To increase the line height in Notepad++ you can change the Brace Highlight Style or the Line Number Margin to a larger font size as described here: How do I fix line spacing in Notepad++? But ...
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Mangled fonts in GUI applications on Debian 11

I have a pretty fresh Debian 11 installation, running in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 10. The fonts in question look as if each glyph has many missing parts / as if the visible parts, such as they are, ...
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Old Microsoft Publisher file missing font

I have an old Microsoft Publisher file (for about 10 years ago), and when I try to open it, it will give me a warning about a missing font: What is (Arial, Helvetica, Sans-serif) font? all of them ...
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How do I change the default font for Chinese in OneNote?

I know it is possible to change the default font for all languages in OneNote, but is it possible to change the default font for Chinese, or is it a systemwide setting? It currently defaults to "...
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Windows terminal on windows 11 gives error not finding nerd font

Error when launching windows terminal WARNING Unable to find the selected font "Hack Nerd Font". "Consolas" has been selected instead. Please either install the missing font or ...
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How to fix font issue to make PDF file show properly?

I downloaded one PDF file and opened it, then met following error: The pdf file cannot show properly, many characters in the file only left as blank. It seemed to me it's a font issue, but how to fix ...
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"Times" font on Mac's font book is missing

I am using Times font on one note Mac. but could not find the same font "Times" on iPad. so I tried to find it on the Mac's Font book so I can install this same font on iPad too. but there ...
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May I use fonts of other Linux distros on Debian with KDE Plasma(Wayland)?

I'm using Debian-12(Bookworm), with KDE Plasma(Wayland) desktop env. I found that there are many nice fonts on other Linux distros, and that they are used with KDE Plasma also, while they can NOT be ...
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Arbitrary font type with ffmpeg

I set up a script that generates a simple video with one mp3 audio and one text on screen. I would like to add the option to specify a font type and use that for formatting of the text on the video. ...
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Windows 11 Font Folder

Is it possible to change the font installation destination folder? I mean, fonts are installed in C:\Windows\Fonts by default, can I have them installed in D:\Fonts? (Windows 11)
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Thunderbird change default font and size

I love using Thunderbird for checking all my mail accounts, including Gmail and Outlook. However, I'm having a difficult time trying to locate a setting to change the default font and size. It seems ...
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when I try to output the final version of my document as pdf, my cool new Google (or other) TrueType font changes weight

I love how many fonts are available for free from Google and other places, as well as from subscriptions like your Adobe plan. When I finished a document recently with a popular TrueType font from ...
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Unicode characters became invisible since Windows 10 update

After a recent Windows 10 update, emoji became invisible in several apps (Google Chrome, MS Word). The behavior of MS Word is particularly weird: When I open a DOCX file that contains emoji (set with ...
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Arabic font does not render properly

I have a font called 'me_quran' that looks like this: me_quran font on wordpad Unfortunately, when FFMPEG renders it, the vowels (the little lines you see) are either too high or too low on the ...
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fonttools/fontmake's generated otf-cff2 does not work on Windows

I have generated an otf font using fontmake -o otf-cff2 -g source.glyphs The resulting font works on Linux and Mac and can be opened in online tools like fontgauntlet, but I cannot open it on Windows ...
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What would cause Firefox to display PDFs with only diacritic text and symbols?

I'm running into an issue where Firefox is showing some PDFs downloaded from a certain website with all foreign language/diacritic fonts and symbols. When the file is downloaded and opened in other ...
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Chromium browsers showing wrong font in Windows 11

On some websites, chromium-based browsers (Edge and Chrome tested) on Windows 11 will display a font that looks exactly like Courier New instead of the correct font. Firefox will display it correctly. ...
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Notepad on Windows 11 not respecting Unicode monospace characters

I'm using box-drawing characters to represent trees. I need other people using Windows to see them so I can assume they all have Notepad installed. But even if I select Consolas as the font, here's ...
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PowerPoint fonts not listed under Windows

I am looking for the real system name of some fonts that exist in PowerPoint so that I can use them programmatically in some other places where I create graphs via Python. In Office (PowerPoint) I can ...
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Font family automatically resets to default (Calibri) as soon as I start typing

Here is what I'm experiencing, in Windows 11: open a blank Wordpad document, type some text in it; select all, and set the font family to anything other than 'Calibri' (e.g. Trebuchet MS); put the ...
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Text printed-to-pdf and copied-pasted back gets totally scrambled

Can anybody explain why my (admittedly absurd) following text is getting scrambled: "A sticky offbeat platform lift is often better than a cliffhanger fjord like Loefke.". I have entered ...
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Windows program uses incorrect (bold) font

I have program running on windows 10 which refuses to use correct font. I could only find 3 similar cases on entire web and solutions provided are not helpful, which is driving me nuts. It appears the ...
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Persian Numbers Font Not Displaying Properly in Numbered Lists in Microsoft Word

I'm using Microsoft Word 2019, and I've encountered an issue where Persian numbers in numbered lists do not display correctly. Despite setting the numeral mode to "context" in Word Options, ...
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How to change the English font of the Windows 11 Start menu

I am using the Chinese version of Windows 11, and the default font of the system is Microsoft Yahei. I disguised LXGW WenKai as Microsoft YaHei, and then replaced the corresponding fonts in the "...
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Changing font of a hypertext pdf without messing up the hyperlinks

I have a pdf with hyperlinks, I can click on the footnotes popup and be taken to them, when I open the pdf to change font in word, the resulting pdf has the popups in blue still but they're not ...
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FFmpeg - Recent vf_drawtext changes causing font render jitter - libharfbuz issue

On 2023/06/19 the following commits were made to the ffmpeg drawtext filter: avfilter/vf_drawtext: improve glyph shaping and positioning avfilter/vf_drawtext: implement text alignment avfilter/...
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How to add a TrueType Font to Ghostscript

It's my first time trying to do anything with Ghostscript (GPL Ghostscript 9.55.0 (2021-09-27)). I'm trying to convert an .abc music file into a PDF, but I want to use a custom Olde English font that ...
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Win11 File explorer small font

I've got a new laptop and the file explorer ribbon font is smaller than everything else. Below is a screenshot, with MS Word below for comparison: My old laptop runs the same Windows version, Version ...
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Why a PDF file of mail trail has different paragraph font size when saved as PDF in Google Chrome?

I'm using the feature save as pdf in printing dialog of Google Chrome to print the file. Why one of the paragraphs on the file has smaller font than the others? Let's say all paragraphs(but one) has ...
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Font changes after reply in Outlook 2010

I have a user that sends mails with default font Arial size 12 but when the mail is sent it changes automatically to Arial size 10. So the user is typing with Arial 12 but when it's sent it's Arial 12....
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fontconfig: How to specify wildcard in alias?

Noto family has a huge list of fonts. I want to make Noto Serif * the default families for serif fonts. Something like: <fontconfig> <alias> <family>serif</family> ...
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FFMPEG command to create subtitles isn't using the right font

I'm trying to use python to run an ffmpeg command to add subtitles onto a video, using an srt file. I tried the following: ffmpeg -y -i output.mp4 -vf subtitles=testsrt.srt:force_style='Fontname=...
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Postscript mutilates font

I am using the DejaVu Serif font in LibreOffice 7.5.4.2. An exported PDF looks like this: However, when I print that PDF (or export it into PostScript), it transforms to: The italic "M" is ...
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Word Professional Plus 2021: how to change background color of pasted text to transparent

From a YouTube comment, I tried copying and pasting text into a new Word document, and it looked like this: Then I selected all the text in Word and changed its font color to black, but then (as ...
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