Questions tagged [true-type-fonts]

Use for questions about TrueType fonts, including for example, fonts or characters, the TrueType font format, rendering of TrueType fonts, or TrueType font files (.ttf, .ttc, .tte, etc.).

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How to know the font used in a PDF file?

I want to know what font is used in a PDF file. I use Foxit reader. How can I find out which font has been used to make this document?
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Unable to embed fonts in PowerPoint

I'm trying to embed fonts on a PowerPoint template I'm working on, but every time I try to save it, I get an error saying that the font cannot be embedded because it's not truetype. I've looked ...
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How can I change font line size in MS Word?

I installed a google font (.otf) to use it in MS Word. The problem is that with the same font size (11px), the selection highlight is much bigger, and also the line space is different. font size ...
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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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TrueType font not displaying as expected in some desktop applications

So I have a TTF of the font "Woodcut" (you can get it here) and it works completely fine in HTML and SVGs, as you can see below. But when I try to view it in Gnome Font Viewer, it just shows black ...
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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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What exactly makes a TrueType font a “symbol” font?

I am working with an application that uses so-called "symbol fonts", a specific type of TrueType font. From what I've gathered, these fonts behave a bit different than usual, specifically in how the ...
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Windows 10: Cannot open .ttf-files inside a (former) Git repository

For a java app I'm working we store some Ubuntu fonts in our git repository. Keep in mind, this all works as expected for other devs on other machines with a similar setup. This issue occurs only ...
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How can one use a .tff font in Word 2013 as unpriviliged user without PowerShell?

I would like to use a font I have available as a .ttf file for one of my texts. The obvious way to do that is to install the font system wide and use it that way. Is there a different path one could ...
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How do I use google fonts reliably with Mac version of Office 365 Word?

I would like to use some google fonts with an Office 365 Word document. I have a Mac OS version of Office 365. I understand the usual method is to set an option to embed font files when you save the ...
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Cannot fully uninstall font

I want to try an alpha release of the Roboto Slab font to troubleshoot an issue in LibreOffice. No matter what I do I always get a prompt like this for every *.ttf file: The 'Roboto Slab Regular' ...
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How do I simply edit the subtitles of a MKV file while preserving the video, audio, and attachment streams?

So when I look at the original video: ffprobe -v error -show_entries stream=index,codec_name,codec_type example.mkv I see something like this: [STREAM] index=0 codec_name=h264 codec_type=video [/...
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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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“The number of bars and waves”

In a number of documents describing TrueType fonts, especially Consolas (e.g., [1], [2], [3], [4], ...) I read the look of the text can be tuned to personal taste by varying the number of bars and ...
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Is it possible to install the SF Mono font, standard in Apple's Xcode app, on a Windows 10 machine?

Is it possible to install the SF Mono font, which I understand is standard in Apple's Xcode app, on a Windows machine? (Windows 10 in my case). It is a very pretty font, and it looks to me like it ...
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Font 'rendering' issue in Visual Studio Code

After installing Visual Studio Code (Version 1.17.2) x64 on Debian-Sid Xfce version 4.12.1 along with Openbox. I noticed these strange 'rendering' issues with fonts: screenshot #1 screenshot #2 ...
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Get Photoshop Font as TTF

I recently used photoshop to design a UI mockup for an audio plugin I am developing, only to find that the font I am using is not available on my computer outside of photoshop. I am wondering if there ...
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Can TrueType Fonts contain malicious code?

I was looking around for information on this and couldn't really find anything that solid. I used the TTX tool in the fonttools library to decompile the font into XML format but couldn't garner ...
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Is it possible to install fonts in Windows without admin rights?

Everytime I try to install fonts in my work Windows 7 machine, I get the error: "The requested file <font file>.ttf is not a valid font file" I'm using reputable fonts sources, like Google ...
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How can I turn off font hinting in Firefox, while leaving anti-aliasing on?

This is, surprisingly, not one of the questions that has already been asked: How do I disable font anti-aliasing in Firefox, while keeping font hinting on? How do I disable font smoothing/hinting/...
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How to add fonts in Libreoffice

I run Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon and added several fonts through Software Manager, for specific example we will say the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package, but after installing the package successfully ...
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Where is my TrueTypeFonts located in my computer?

I am not sure if this or Stack Overflow is the right place to ask it. I am having trouble finding where my TrueType font files are. For example arial.ttf, I need it for Allegro C++. I am using ...
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Different line spacing depending on font encoding

Historically, I've been using Monotype Courier New as my XTerm font (it displays well both Cyrillic characters and box-drawing characters). When migrating from legacy KOI8-R to UTF-8 locale, I've ...
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Web fonts not rendered on Firefox

I'm on Firefox 42.0 and web fonts (icons) are not rendered for FontAwesome framework : or on Github : And many others websites.
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Problems with X11 and Inkscape

How do i get X11 and Inkscape to work together? I cannot seem to locate X11 from Inkscape application when asked to find it. Is X11 a new terminal altogether. In simple, I need to know how to ...
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Unable to install font using VBScript due to exception “Object Required: 'objFolderItem'”

Here is my script based on How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt? Dim WinFontDir Dim SrcFontDir WinFontDir = "C:\Windows\Fonts" SrcFontDir = "..\fonts.test" Set objShell = ...
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How to a add a Unicode Range in FontForge?

I would like to add '🖁' to an existing font. It is in Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs (Range: 1F300–1F5FF). But while the Range is listed in: I can't find it in:
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How I can dynamically subset a ttf font?

Let's say I have a long text: Latebrae agente praefuit imperator nec praefuit ducens insidiarum sunt insidiarum emensis fatorum ubi milites rebus Noricorum viam sorte rebus suis emensis tristissima ...
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Roboto regular font face is rendered as bold

I've installed the Roboto typeface on my system but it turns out that the default, regular face is rendered as black, even though in the thumbnail it appears to be lighter. This happens on all ...
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Edit characater spacing (tracking) in TTF font

I want to edit character spacing of a TTF font. I mean when you write "Hello", I need to change the font so that it was looking like "H e l l o". I have installed TTFEdit and in advanced I have found ...
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Fonts and different glyphs

I was always curious about how to create nonstandard fonts and couldn't find a good documentation how the font mechanism works. How come the screen is rendering this? If this is a Unicode, how can I ...
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Edit font with font forge

I downloaded and installed FontForge(2012 release) and I picked up a TTF file to it. But when I go Save or Export, Windows can't find the savefile nor exported font, while FontForge can. What can I do?...
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_Working_ sub-pixel rendering with Linux

This is what I am looking for. Beware: I don't want the simple pixel-level antialiasing. I am looking for real, subpixel-rendered fonts. That means, practically, anti-aliasing under the pixel level. ...
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How to know which fonts are installed on CentOS?

Question-1: Is there a way to know what all fonts are installed on the CentOS 6.2 through command-line? I have checked the fonts with the following command ls /usr/share/fonts/default/ghostscript/ ...
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how to install mangal.ttf on linux (centos)

I've downloaded mangal.ttf from cghs.nic.in/hindiFont.jsp and copied it to /usr/share/fonts/TTF ; somehow the system is not able to recognize it (I'm verifying same using LaTeX). Is there any ...
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Glyph overview of True Type Font

Similarly to this question, I would like to have an overview of all glyphs of a True Type Font (TTF). I know how to achieve this for Type 1 fonts (via LaTeX), and for Open Type Fonts (OTF) via ...
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What font type supports Czech Characters?

We have an online store for Czech, and our invoices are printing things like á for the í character, and for other characters as well. My question is, what font supports these types of ...
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Installing Font to GIMP 2.8

I am trying to download a Google Web Font to Gimp 2.8. I copied and pasted the TTF file to the fonts library, restarted Gimp, but the font still does not show up. I am working on Windows Vista. Am I ...
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Windows 8 Font Stack [closed]

Are there any new fonts in Windows 8 compared to Windows 7? Is there any place I can get a complete/diff list, perhaps even with some previews?
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Is there any unicode 6.x ready font?

I'm still looking for any TTF/OTF font with almost full Unicode 5.x or 6.x support, i.e. I'm interested in Transport and Map Symbols from Unicode 6.2 range 1F680-1F6FF. Does this font exist at all? ...
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Internet Explorer refuses to use custom fonts in websites

I'm in a middle of creating a new website where I would like to use custom fonts. I have already spent a day figuring out why Internet Explorer doesn't recognize this custom font and use 'Arial' (...
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A font like RomanS in appearance but with support for more characters (Autocad)? [closed]

In a Autocad 2010 installation, the standard font used is RomanS. That font is so limited on characters, so when I use "text" command I cannot add "³" on text of cubic meters measures (a "?" is ...
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How to edit a Font in Windows 7 to increase line spacing in Eclipse?

In am trying to increase the line spacing in Eclipse, but to my surprise Eclipse does not have a build-in feature to increase line spacing, instead one has to edit the font to increase line spacing. ...
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how to check all available characters in a font file?

I have some truetype fonts which support UTF-8 characters. I can use "fc-list" to find certain font. How can I check all available characters in some font? Such as how many characters supported in "AR ...
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Font oddity - is this a bug?

I have Windows 7 Ultimate Home Edition, installed some new fonts recently (I do graphic design etc.) and have noticed some of them don't display in Windows/Fonts via the control panel, Appearance and ...
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True type font creation for Urdu in Linux

I am doing a project on Urdu OCR. To the simplest, I first want to create my own true type font for Urdu. Then, I want to build a text file using my Own font and convert it into image. After that I ...
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Microsoft TTF fonts (like Tahoma) refuse to display on Centos 6.2

I've followed the instructions here: http://blog.whatgeek.com.pt/2011/11/install-core-fonts-centos-6/ All of the msttcorefonts fonts are extracted into the /usr/share/fonts/msttcorefonts directory ...
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Why does a font on my computer show up under one user account but not another?

I have a font called Pump LET Plain Demi Bold installed on my Windows 7 computer and it shows up and can be used when logged in an account that is part of the administrator group but not as an account ...
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Is it possible to convert an Open Face Font to TTF?

I purchased several fonts, and they installed in my fonts folder. They don't show up in any of my card programs or email, so they're of no use to me. I see them listed and can use them in Notepad and ...
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Kerning bug with Verdana in Firefox and Chrome at 15 pixels

I asked this question originally on stackoverflow, but it was suggested that it would be more relevant here: I noticed a kerning issue with Verdana at 15 pixels in Firefox and Chrome on Windows. In ...