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 enhance the quality of output of a PDF -> Word conversion

Is there a way to specify the font for Adobe Acrobat that some random PDF will use to OCR the glyphs? For example, my PDF has a bunch of letters with diacritics and it's not picking them up on the ...
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Operator Mono Book font will not display in Visual Studio Code

I purchased the Operator Mono fonts to use for my development workstation. I love the readability of the font and really prefer Operator Mono Book; however, it will not display in Visual Studio Code. ...
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accessing local fonts requires system reboot

I'm using Brackets 1.13 and Ubuntu 18.04. When I download a font and install it locally, it requires a full system reboot before I see the font applied in my Brackets live preview. Anybody know the ...
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Font Awesome Not Working with Adobe XD

I have an Adobe XD file from a designer on my team that used Font Awesome icons in it previously. They are showing up as just boxes with a question mark in them in all instances. I've downloaded and ...
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How do I set font-family of chinese characters?

Setting the font-family CSS property doesn't seem to have any effect on Chinese characters in either Firefox, Chrome or Safari. Chrome also uses a different font than Firefox and Safari. This is on OS ...
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warning about fonts in xterm in cygwin

I have installed xterm on my cygwin box and when I am running it I keep getting the following warning: xterm: cannot load font "-Misc-Fixed-bold-R-*-*-13-120-75-75-C-120-ISO10646-1" which font ...
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Batch change PDF font size

I have a large number (over 1000) PDF files that have been generated from HTML. The font size has been generated incorrectly. I need to change the font size whilst preserving the layout, but the main ...
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Adobe Distiller 2017 creates boxes where text (numbers) should be

I have developed a PostScript file in Linux (openSUSE LEap 15.1) that I can view with GhostScript (gs) and convert to PDF without a problem. The document just used the Helvetica font (that is some ...
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Increase font size of the “Find” feature of Google Chrome?

I'm getting older but I still have a keen interest in Asian languages. With my eyesight not as good as it used to be I've increased the default font size in Windows which affects just about all of ...
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Microsoft random fonts for alt characters

I often use simple alt codes (e.g. µ, °, Ω, ±, in the sub 256 range) in Microsoft products like Word, Outlook etc., and usually they work fine. But occasionally the software insists to change the font,...
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I can't access Apple Font Tools via the terminal

I have a situation where I need to edit a given font. but after installing font tools on mac os mojave, and enter these commands on the terminal : "ftxdumperfuser -t hhea -A d font.ttf" The command is ...
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wine right-click menu too small

I am using wine-4.14 in a Fedora release 30 machine with a high-resolution screen, and I have some trouble with the font size of menus. For example, if I open regedit, the menus in the picture below ...
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How can I save a font/font height combination for easy access?

I oftentimes encounter fonts in documents that I need to reuse a lot and it's rather cumbersome to manually select the font, font height, and later switch back to standard font. Is there a good ...
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lInstalling custom terminal font on linux mint 19.1

I'm trying to install Roboto Mono as the font on my bash terminal in Linux Mint 19.1 -- and the option to customize fonts using Edit -> Preferences -> Custom Font doesn't seem to allow me to ...
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Font access slowly in win 7 ultimate

I have installed more than 4200 fonts in win 7 ultimate. And i use coreldraw. When i click new file and click on text and start to type, more than 30 second the text do not appear. More than 30 second ...
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Why can my local website (not hosted) load icons from external css links without internet?

I'm doing a website and testing some icons from some google external css link. I wrote the external link into the index.html file and everything worked fine. Then I got the idea to test what would ...
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Font awesome not embedded to PDF when exporting from Microsoft Word

I created a word document and used a custom font which is FontAwesome. I added the font using the default way of adding the font for Windows System. Adding the ttf of FontAwesome. When I'm trying to ...
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Change default zoom of one google site only in Chrome

Recently Google pushed an update for at least some of its users, such that the font size of the search results are much larger [1,2]. This is annoying because it makes it harder to quickly skim the ...
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Font ligatures are not working with Word/ window

I am using Fontlab 5. I currently have all upper and lower case glyphs created. I have set the ligatures but ligatures are not working with this font in Word/ window. We DO get ligatures with other ...
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Missing Font files in Centos/Linux server (pfb/afm files)

I have a pdf file which needs to be printed from a Centos machine to the Windows printer. On executing the print command, the file doesn't print and it throws some error for the missing fonts. Arial ...
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Win 7 Fonts are installed & used but can not find them

Recently I have installed new custom fonts on my Win 7 laptop; they can be used, in Ms Word, Web, etc... The problem: I want to uninstall them, at least temporarily, but now I cannot find them; ...
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find available fonts in OSX using default shell or AppleScript

I'm trying to write a script for Adobe After Effects using extendscript (a proprietary ECMAScript dialect, but mostly ≈ javascript). I can use an inbuilt command system.callSystem() to execute a ...
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Some words with fontname “ Verdana” cannot be found by 'find' function

I try to express my problem as clear as possible. Thanks in advance. i use a vb code to delete all the word with fontname "Verdana" in the document: but there are still some words with the fontname "...
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Fontforge new fonts/ glyphs show up as Times New Roman, when installed

I have a problem with Fontforge, and may be Win 7/MS Word... I have a new, custom fonts; and I needed a couple more glyphs, and, although I'm not an expert, I took FontForge -> build accented glyphs ->...
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Trouble with Code128 font in SSRS

SSRS Report Builder 3.0 is installed and running on our SQL2012 server. I can properly read and scan the barcode on Wordpad so the encoding with check digit process is correct. When I apply that same ...
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Windows 10: How can I change the default font & size for Comments in Excel 2013

This used to be possible using a Registry entry in Win8.1, although I can't recall the path. Also, it appears to have been possible once in Win10: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/...
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Change Font Size in A Data Field on my Fitness Watch? [closed]

I own a Garmin Forerunner 945 (software version 2.6) fitness watch. How do I change (increase) the font size in just one data field? Advice? Suggestions?
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Mojave 10.14.6 (18G87) not recognizing WOFF and WOFF2 fonts

I'm trying to install WOFF and WOFF2 fonts on my MacBook with Mojave to use them on Sketch but it keeps not recognizing the format with Fonts Book. Note: With previous version seemed to work.
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change Hyper terminal tab title font

Using hyper terminal, on mac, and am finding the fonts of unused tabs being too dim, very hard to see (like all the other tabs that aren't in use at the moment). It's like a fine gray color, almost as ...
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How to combine UI settings from the themes “Windows”, “Aero Lite” and “Colored Title Bars”?

I have Win 10 Pro, version: 1809, build: 17763.615, 64-Bit. I found a lot of resources (here on SU, too) describing one or the other and I tried a lot of combinations (including changing HKCU\Control ...
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How to find the font

I tried to identify the font below with this chrome extension https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/whatfont/jabopobgcpjmedljpbcaablpmlmfcogm?hl=en I cannot find ff18 font as real font, so is ...
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Modifying font rendering in Firefox 69 for better looking

After update to latest Firefox 69 there is one problem with bold fonts rendering. Below is the screenshot of old browser (left, good) and new version. The problem is in bold fonts - the blue color is ...
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How do I change the font size of the password prompt for an encrypted disk in Debian?

I have Debian Buster set up to use whole disk encryption so it prompts me when booting with a message "Please unlock disk..." and asks for my password. The issue is that my laptop has a 4k screen, so ...
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Windows 7 notepad font and non western languages

Notepad W7 uses Lucida font to display characters. If character does not exist in Lucida font it tries to find it in another font. I understood W7 search inside fonts is based on C:\windows\Fonts\...
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Install fonts on Windows 2019 Terminal Server for all users

I'm running a Windows 2019 Terminal Server in a domain environment (and hence have no local admin account, just the domain admin account). When I log on as administrator and install fonts, they are ...
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Can GIMP on Windows use BDF or PCF bitmap fonts?

I'm trying to use copies of the venerable misc-fixed bitmap fonts in a Windows 10 installation of GIMP 2.10.12. As far as I can tell, they should appear in the list of fonts after placing them in one ...
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What are the few good fonts for writing a mathematics (maths) book?

I am writing a book using MS Word 2007. The book will have lots of mathematical calculations, equations, formulas, square-root symbols, squares and cube symbols, etc. and will span across algebra, ...
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Google Chrome not rendering all styles of a specific font in Google Docs

I have a google doc and had been using the font Oswald successfully for some time, using multiple font weights. Suddenly, only in Google Chrome on my machine, not in Safari, it now only shows me, ...
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Change the default font used in diagrams in LibreOffice 6.1

I'd like to change the default font used in diagrams in LibreOffice. I created a new document, changed the font to Arial and saved it as a template. However, when I open a new document, this only ...
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Debian is unable to read the font face file

I'm trying to install some .ttf and .otf nerd fonts and font-viewer gives the error 'unable to read font face file.' Adding any font through font-manager gives the command line error 'skipping ...
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Squashed unicode heavy check mark in Consolas Mintty

I use git bash prompt which uses the heavy check mark (U+2714), however using the Consolas font in Mintty the symbol appears squashed. The regular check mark (U+2713) appears normally. I've tried ...
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Why is my SoapUI user interface full of odd fonts (and is completely unusable)?

After multiple re-installs and using different versions, I suspect there could be some kind of corruption in the font file used by SoapUI but I am unable to determine which font to reinstall. The ...
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Is there a way to make the taskbar box for date and time bigger on windows 10?

So I recently changed my default font on my laptop and now my date and time are kind of squished and a little hard to read (see image). Is there a way to fix this? I tried making the taskbar bigger by ...
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old computer fonts not working

i will be as fast i can be for describing the problem i have... i have some very old greek fonts... they're supposed to have greek characters in but i can't make them work. Downloaded even a Font ...
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Font names aren't aligning between SVG and TTF files?

I downloaded a "Fredoka One" font here: https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Fredoka+One?selection.family=Fredoka+One and installed the TTF file on my system (ie mv FredoakOne-Regular.ttf ~/.fonts/, and ...
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FontForge: creating a zero-width font

I'm trying to create a very peculiar font using FontForge: it should only contain empty zero-width glyphs in the Unicode Private Use Area (U+E000..U+F8FF), and no other glyphs. I would also prefer the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for a specific font

In Microsoft Powerpoint, is there a way to create a shortcut that changes the selected text to a specific font? Right now, when I click "Ctrl+T", I get to the Font dialog, but it does not ...
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Thunderbird font

here in my Mozilla Thunderbird I receive mails everyday, but some of them are really a mess. Here is an example: ¨.g †âUÕ‹@¯)Û¤dÊ\Šª!€þ>èy—ß_u¤U>.«lϧA#¼—zqèd*laÙ‰öé‚OMØ1dx]•xùÂPÆïUêf'í³-Í[%]€÷¥µ[«...
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Set a master font in PowerPoint to a non-predefined font

Trying to set up a custom font pairing in the Slide Master view in PowerPoint 365 for Mac (version 16.26). Microsoft says on its help page that: You don't have to choose from the pre-defined font ...
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Change the font of Reader, Firefox 57

This look like a duplicate of How to change font of Reader View firefox? but none of the answers there work since Firefox Quantum All points to userContent.css but none worked. use @-moz-document ...