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A font is a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font is a matched set of type, one piece (called a "sort") for each glyph, and a typeface consists of a range of fonts that share an overall design. With the advent of digital typography, font is frequently synonymous with typeface, although the two terms do not necessarily mean the same thing. In particular, the use of "vector" or "outline" fonts means that different sizes of a typeface can be dynamically generated from one design. Each style may still be in a separate "font file" -- for instance, the typeface "Futura" may include the fonts "Futura roman", "Futura italic", "Futura bold" and "Futura extended" —- but the term "font" might be applied either to one of these alone or to the whole typeface.

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Hi,
I have tried everything I can think of to fix the following problem.
When I copy from one sheet with a font size of 11 to another workbook the font size increases to 20.
I had a while ago increased the font for the formula bar to 20 but since I have changed it back to size 11.
When I open both worksheets they show size 11 but when I copy some of the data to the other worksheet
it changes that back to size 20.
Any ideas how I can fix this ?
Thanks
Ian
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Does anyone know how/or if its possible to change the font and size to the whole database?
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Strange the fonts only change in Outlook on the remote device. Fine when I'm working remote however when I get into the office it's hard to work in Outlook on my desktop.  

To clarify only Outlook fonts are smaller everything else has not changed.
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Hi,
Is it possible to increase the font size on the formula bar without affecting the cells font size  ?
If so how ?
Thanks
Ian
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My Mac version (2018) of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

has different "PDF Fixup" options than the ones described on this link.

https://www.bgsu.edu/content/dam/BGSU/graduate-college/doc/instructions-for-acrobat-pro-XI.pdf

My window looks thusly:

Their "PDF Fixup"

but theirs looks like this:

My Mac Adobe "PDF Fixup"
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I have an Adobe Illustrator folder that contains the .ai file, PDF and other formats.

I need to upload a PDF book cover to a website to print copies of the book. But I get this error:

FONTS NOT EMBEDDED IN THE PDF: We require that all fonts be embedded. Please submit a new file with all fonts embedded. You may refer to the File Creation Guide for further instructions on creating a compliant PDF.

I have Adobe Actobat Pro on my machine, and presume I can add the 7 fonts contained in the Fonts folder to the PDF.

How do I do this?

Thanks
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Need to delete my too many fonts.

Here is a list I found online of what fonts must be kept.  Is this accurate?

Arial (TrueType)
Arial Bold (TrueType)
Arial Bold Italic (TrueType)
Arial Italic (TrueType)
Courier 10,12,15 (VGA res)
Courier New (TrueType)
Courier New Bold (TrueType)
Courier New Bold Italic (TrueType)
Courier New Italic (TrueType)
Marlett (Windows 95/98) *
Modern (Plotter)
MS Sans Serif 8,10,12,14,18,24 (VGA res)
MS Serif 8,10,12,14,18,24 (VGA res)
Roman (Plotter)
Script (Plotter)
Small fonts (VGA res)
Symbol (TrueType)
Symbol 8,10,12,14,18,24 (VGA res)
Times New Roman (TrueType) -
Times New Roman Bold (TrueType)
Times New Roman Bold Italic (TrueType)
Times New Roman Italic (TrueType)
Wingdings (TrueType)
Any font with a red A for its icon.
Any font that begins with the letters MS.

*Marlett is a hidden system file and it will not show up in a search, however, it may show up in your program font lists.
http://www.instantfundas.com/2007/10/windows-fonts-that-shouldnt-be-deleted.html

Thanks!

OT
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Hi,

In the font dropdown of Word several fonts show extraneous characters.  

Need help to suppress or to delete these from the font file names.

Have tried to look at the properties of the fonts, as well as a few other things I could reach.

Any ideas?

Seems to show only in Office programs:
Wordpad - no
Excel - yes
Notepad - no
Outlook - yes
Word - yes.

Illustration attached.

special-char.jpg
Thanks!

OT
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Hi All:
I have 40 or so tables in a document which need to be modified.
I need a macro to
1) Find a Table,
2) select the first row in that table,
3) Change the font size of that table's first row to 16 pt and the font to Arial Bold
4) Repeat Step 1 2 and 3 until the end of the  document is reached.
5) Generate a message box saying "Done.".
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Hello All,
Is it possible to create tag where we found Bold and Italic Font using VBA macro?

For Ex. Hello we are using Experts-Exchange.

output should be:
Hello we are using <b> Experts-Exchange</b>.

Same as Italic

Thanks,
Amzad
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This is a philosophical question really.  Lately I've been using both GUIs and CLIs for the same systems and got to wondering if there are "rules" or "standards" or "guides" that would tie the two together?  Otherwise, it seems that the trivial answer would be "no" - but that rather assumes that there IS NO glue between the two.  Is there?  Examples?

Here's a recent example:
I am working with PowerShell and was changing the font size in the ISE command window for a new monitor.  A couple of times the font size came back way too big - which seemed to have something to do with opening and closing windows etc.  Did the font size change at a fundamental level or somewhere in between?  Now then, generally this change is being done using the PowerShell ISE / Tools/ .. GUI..  So then I tried to find the font setting *using PowerShell* commands.  I wasn't successful .. but no matter.  That's one example of wondering if there's any sort of a tie that's documented for programmers?  In other words:
- if it's in the GUI then are there corresponding methods in the CLI?
- if it's in the CLI then are there corresponding methods in the GUI?  (I won't be at all surprised if the answer to this one is "no").  If the answer is "no" then how is the dividing line defined or described?  Or is it at all?

Here's another example:
Juniper networks' J-Web interface seems to me to be back-burnered.  It seems to have gotten worse over the years.  Changing from SRX2.. to SRX3.. is a big change in…
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I would like to create a shortcut in vba to install fonts here's the info

argument=C:\myfolder\myfolder1\myfolder2\RegisterFont.exe add TEXASLED.ttf bold_led_board-7.ttf Codystar-Regular.ttf Codystar-Light.ttf enhanced_led_board-7.ttf
tagetpath=C:\myfolder\myfolder1\myfolder2

the program name is RegisterFont.exe located in the C:\myfolder\myfolder1\myfolder2 folder
thanks
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I use a lot of different fonts in documents and power-point. When I convert them to PDF using Adobe Acrobat sometimes they change. How can I make sure that the font I use stays after pdf conversion?
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Hello,

There is a feature in fonts in Win 10 that allows you to hide the fonts.  

But, though they grey out inside the System > Fonts interface, they do not suppress themselves in programs, like word.  Still that long list.

Seen posts in Google lamenting the issue.  But, no solutions.

How does this look to you?

Sincerely,

OT
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When I copy all the lines of text from a PPT text box (source data.pptx) and attempt to paste it into a word table as unformatted text, (test Destination.doc)  every line is correctly pasted except the last which changes to Times New Roman. Style names are the same but the last line in the destination cell changes into Times New Roman?  (See graphic and the two actual files )
Why is this happening?
How to stop it and the get the text to paste in one consistent destination font across all lines in the cell?
errrtest-destination.doc
source-data.pptx
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Copying the text shows as follows;


      


System Security Status            
CIS Benchmark Score
Unknown
Available only for Windows 2000, XP Pro, and 2003
      
Virus Protection
 OK
Up-to-date
      
Microsoft Security Updates
 Alert!
1 missing
(or more)†
      † Advisor security definitions are out of date. Click here for the latest definitions.
...

Operating System             System Model
Windows 8 Professional (x64) (build 15063)
Install Language: English (United States)
System Locale: Hebrew (Israel)             No details available
Processor a             Main Circuit Board b
2.90 gigahertz Intel Core i7-7820HQ
No memory cache
64-bit ready
Multi-core (4 total)
Hyper-threaded (8 total)             No details available
Drives             Memory Modules c,d
4034.04 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
2067.44 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

This is normal display but when opened as a web page it appears as in the attached file with many of the letters converted to little pictures. How can this be corrected?
corrupted-font.png
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My users are pasting in text from MS-Word that includes a unicode chracter: ff (64256)

The field is ntext with collation set to: SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS

I cannot even determine which rows contain the character I want to replace

Neither of these statements work:

SELECT * FROM mytable where comment LIKE NCHAR(64256)

SELECT * FROM mytable where comment LIKE N'%' + N'ff' + N'%'

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I'm hoping that once I am informed enough on how to find the rows I'm after, I can user that knowledge to write a statement to replace this character with two actual f's rather than this character.
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Is it possible to install multiple fonts at one time instead of one at a time? If so, how...

Thanks...
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I have a user who when they open up certain Word files, the quotation marks are substituted with another character or letter. I can open the smae document on every other machine in our office (60 machines Win 7 and 10) with no problems.

 I have tried the following:

Reset Font cache
Enabled and Disabled Smart Quotes within word
Ran a repair on Office 2013
Upgraded Office 2013 to Office 2016
Upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 10


Please help
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I've been using phantomjs to convert HTML pages to PDF.  On my Mac, everything was OK.  But, on a Linux environment, the fonts were not rendering properly (particularly web fonts).  There isn't too much out there on this problem, until I finally stumbled upon this github issue: https://github.com/wkhtmltopdf/wkhtmltopdf/issues/45.  (Apparently, the workaround found for wkhtmltopdf also applies to phantomjs).  Anyways, the fix finally ended up to be creating a new file (/etc/fonts/conf.d/100-smoothfonts.conf) with the following contents:

<?xml version='1.0'?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM 'fonts.dtd'>
<fontconfig>
 <match target="font">
  <edit mode="assign" name="rgba">
   <const>rgb</const>
  </edit>
 </match>
 <match target="font">
  <edit mode="assign" name="hinting">
   <bool>true</bool>
  </edit>
 </match>
 <match target="font">
  <edit mode="assign" name="hintstyle">
   <const>hintslight</const>
  </edit>
 </match>
 <match target="font">
  <edit mode="assign" name="antialias">
   <bool>true</bool>
  </edit>
 </match>
 <match target="font">
  <edit mode="assign" name="lcdfilter">
   <const>lcddefault</const>
  </edit>
 </match>
</fontconfig>

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Just throwing this out there in case someone else has the same issue and stumbles upon this post!
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by:Phil Phillips
Yeah, I'm using the screen capture ability of phantomjs.  Supported output formats are png, jpeg, gif, pdf.  The phantomjs download page has binaries for the major OSes. Their git repo has a script called "rasterize.js" that I've been using to do the capturing.  Sample usage:

phantomjs rasterize.js https://www.experts-exchange.com ee.jpg

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by:Brian Matis
Sweet, thanks Phil! I'll have to give that a try.
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I'm using a default font calibri to prepare a mail in outlook.
When i send the mail to a person, and this person replys on the mail.
The complete email (including signatures)  will be transformed to the font of the replyer. We have tryed sending email without a signatures. This doesn’t happen always but it hapens to often.

Mailserver setup:
Windows 2012 R2
Exchange 2016

Workstations setup:

Windows 10 Pro
Office 2016 Home & Business
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Hi All,

Courier New fonts has same with for each of the character.
Is there any other free fonts like it ?  

Thank you.
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I'm using currently the project
https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/246227/sample-secumgr-exe-overrides-security-manager-for-webbrowser-host
to check if a web portal, for example http://fontello.com/, works fine with EOT, WOFF and TTF to displaying different icons.

It looks like fonts with the Content-Type application/vnd.ms-fontobject or application/font-woff could not be used with IWebBrowser2.
In the webtraffic i could see, that the app could download the fonts, but after the download i received the error E_ABORT in the IHttpNegotiate::OnResponse handler.

The web pages works in IE, but when we disable font download in the security settings we get the same 'problem' with the IE.

I tried to enable the font download in function IInternetSecurityManager::ProcessUrlAction
(URLACTION_HTML_FONT_DOWNLOAD) without a positive result.

What i'm doing wrong?
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We have a machine here which will not display the powerpoint font, Century Gothic, correctly. It seems to be overlapping. What could be causing this issue on only this machine?

Images are below. Thanks.
font1.jpg
font2.jpg
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I am working with variable data and when I bring in my text (in Sinhala) which is correct in my data, it is changed as soon as it is placed in InDesign. What do I need to do in order to maintain the correct rendering of the text.

I can send you an example if you need to see what happens.

Is there something that needs to be done to add Sinhala to the World-Ready Composer?
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Fonts Typography

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A font is a particular size, weight and style of a typeface. Each font is a matched set of type, one piece (called a "sort") for each glyph, and a typeface consists of a range of fonts that share an overall design. With the advent of digital typography, font is frequently synonymous with typeface, although the two terms do not necessarily mean the same thing. In particular, the use of "vector" or "outline" fonts means that different sizes of a typeface can be dynamically generated from one design. Each style may still be in a separate "font file" -- for instance, the typeface "Futura" may include the fonts "Futura roman", "Futura italic", "Futura bold" and "Futura extended" —- but the term "font" might be applied either to one of these alone or to the whole typeface.