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Fonts Typography





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 all,

I used RGB value of (Red=180, Green=198, Blue=231) in text and it showing the same rgb color in color pallet also.

LONG value for this RGB is  15189684 but while i am using the code (Selection.Font.Color) to get the rgb value, it returns "-738132122" insted of 15189684.

Please any one guide me.
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In my Delphi project for Windows, I often render Japanese text on TCanvas of an image. Unfortunately, the vertical position of the rendered characters depends on the font family. When the font is MS Mincho or MS Gothic, it's positioned perfectly well. When it's Tahoma, the text goes a bit down. When it's Yu Mincho or Kozuka Gothic, it goes down a lot. So it's really difficult to align the text for all possible fonts. I need to calculate some parameter for every font to move the position upwards.

Some experts from another forum recommended to use the parameters from TTextMetric. There are several: tmAscent, tmDescent, tmExternalLeading, tmInternalLeading, etc. Theoretically, a certain combination of them and the font size in pixels should give me the desired value. But whatever I tried didn't work so far.

There must be a way to do it. Any ideas?
I have Word for the Mac and it has a font I would like to use in Adobe Photoshop for the Mac. However, the font is not in the Mac's Font Book and all the alternative versions on the web are not quite the same as the one embedded in Word.

How do I either export from the Windows compatible folder or use somehow the Edwardian Script font on the Mac? Any help appreciated.

samsung galaxy s6
android 7

I want to show a screenshot of sms message chat

One message is longer than 140 characters so I need to click on that message and show screenshot of that one message because on screen only first 140 characters
I would like to show everything on one screen.
Maybe reduce font size also so I can show a third & fourth message
I have a user who is getting a long delay (5-10 seconds) when clicking on the fonts drop down in Word 2013 (and Outlook) and then it's really slow to scroll or select.  If I open in safe mode it's not an issue.  So I disabled the only add-on I could but that didn't fix it.  I tried repairing Office--full reinstall.  I tried deleting the user profile and logging back in and it's still slow.  So now I'm trying to mess with the fonts, but only managed to get it so we only see 2 fonts now and am working to restore it.  It's not a problem if I log in as a local account.  This user does have AppData redirected which is not ideal, but other users are not having this issue.
I received a presentation recently that was saved with embedded fonts but wouldn't save due to one un-embeddable font:
PowerPoint cannot save fonts dialogI used the Replace Fonts tool in PowerPoint to try to get rid of this font reference but it didn't work:
PowerPoint Replace Fonts dialogInterestingly, VBA reports that there are just 3 fonts in use in the file, none of which are the troublesome font, as per this Immediate pane entry
Titillium Web
Titillium WebLight

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Having narrowed down a single textbox object that was causing this issue, I then looked at the 5 x font name properties of the shape using VBA:

.Name = "Titillium Web"
.NameAscii = "Titillium Web"
.NameComplexScript = "Titillium WebRegular"
.NameFarEast = "+mn-ea"
.NameOther = "Titillium Web"

Ah ha. So, according to MSDN, the NameComplexScript property is Read/Write so all I need to do is change it from "Titillium WebRegular" to "Titillium Web" and the problem should be fixed?

No! This doesn't change the property and no error is raised:

.NameComplexScript = "Titillium Web"

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So my questions are:

1. Why does PowerPoint report more fonts are in use than the API does (I know Arial is used by template bullets)
2. Why can't I write to the NameComplexScript property?
3. Is there any other way to eradicate the referencing of the troublesome font?
I haven't done Maven settings in my current application I have no idea on how to implement those on Intellij FX application.

So When I try to change Glyph Name in Scene Builder, It doesn't change. As you can see below image, Anchor image hasn't change to Address book. I am using 1.9 FontAwesome package.

Screen Builder

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<?import de.jensd.fx.glyphs.fontawesome.FontAwesomeIconView?>
<?import javafx.scene.layout.AnchorPane?>

<AnchorPane maxHeight="-Infinity" maxWidth="-Infinity" minHeight="-
            Infinity" minWidth="-Infinity" prefHeight="400.0" 
            prefWidth="600.0" xmlns="http://javafx.com/javafx/8.0.141" 
      <FontAwesomeIconView glyphName="ADDRESS_BOOK" layoutX="157.0" 
                           layoutY="129.0" size="52" />

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Console Error:

"C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_151\bin\java" -agentlib:jdwp=transport=dt_socket,address=,suspend=y,server=n -javaagent:C:\Users\KP.IntelliJIdea2017.3\system\captureAgent\debugger-agent.jar=C:\Users\KP\AppData\Local\Temp\capture1973.props -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 -classpath "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_151\jre\lib\charsets.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_151\jre\lib\deploy.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_151\jre\lib\ext\access-bridge-64.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_151\jre\lib\ext\cldrdata.jar;C:\Program 

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I have a customer who has some incoming e-mail text unreadable due to the top of the text being "cut off"

See the attached file.  Notice the first line of text "test with new outlook" the top of the text is cut off.  Also, on the Date time stop reply under it, the top is also being cut off.  I upgraded his outlook to 2016 hoping it would help.  I also trying changing fonts, resetting views, etc.  I pretty much did everything I could find online, I'm at a loss.  

Can any experts out there help?
I want to copy and paste only the data in a cell which has particular font color and again the data must be number. In short, to extract the specific font color data, say red, and the data in the cell should be number or else don't copy. I am using the below macros but its not working. Please help me out
 Set rng2 = ActiveWorkbook.ActiveSheet.Range("H1", Range("H" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
For lrow = 1 To rng2.Count
If rng2(lrow, 1).Cells(1, 1).Font.Color = RGB(255, 0, 0) & IsNumeric(rng2(lrow, 1).Cells(1, 1)) Then
rng2(lrow, 1).Cells(1, 1).Copy
mySlide.Shapes.PasteSpecial DataType:=7
Set myShape = mySlide.Shapes(mySlide.Shapes.Count)
With myShape
myShape.Left = 324
myShape.Top = 468
End With
With myShape.TextFrame.TextRange.Characters.Font
.Name = "arial"
.Size = 10
.Bold = True
End With
End If
Thanks in advance
Why does the sidebar font size change to a smaller size for the Header 2 widget?  I initially had a Header 3 in the sidebar as the last widget and that widget had a smaller font size and Header 2 looked good.  Then when I removed Header 3 widget, which made Header 2 widget the last one - then Header 2 displayed a smaller font!

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usually at the time conversion of fonts came subjected question please help me in this regard
I am about 3 months into figuring out wordpress (trying to). I have installed, customized, deleted and reinstalled many times over to get more and more comfortable with it and in using the "customize" sections of themes. The one thing that seems very clear to me is that different themes allow you to customize different aspects of fonts and colors. Some allow easy customizing to most aspects while  other themes do not allow a lot of customizing and also not so easily.

I have found that I spend a lot of time messing around with fonts & colors for all the various different aspects of the site (background, main text, button text, hover-over text, banner text, menu text, et.c etc.). So my question is this is there an easier way to add ccs code or some other mechanism to create a list of all these various features that need to be stipulated each time I reinstall or change a theme so that I have a sort of master file that I can use each time, something that stipulates what fonts and colors I want for all these features? Thank you.
In Word 2016, I have a user that will highlight an address and then open the envelope that it automatically fills in.  She has reset the default font settings.  However whenever she tries to do another envelope (this particular way) it keeps coming up as "+headings".  However if she just clicks mailings>envelopes it picks up the new font settings.

She does not merge and does not use labels. She only wants to do it this way.
Any suggestions on a fix??
Word default Envelope font settings not staying set
have click "Set as default" and new blank envelopes come up correctly.  However if you highlight an address and click mailings>envelope it comes up with the autodefault of "+headings..."

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Thank you for replying quickly. I will see if I can get her to use merging to labels or something else.
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See word documents attached. One of them is opened in 2010 and the other is opened in 2013. The one with 2013 appears to be correct while the other's 2010 version is incorrect. The fonts are the same. Is there anything that can be done to resolve this or why might this be the case?
Using Win 10.  From Settings, it's easy to uninstall fonts.  Need to uninstall some fonts, BUT...don't want to delete them.  Need to know how to uninstall the font(s), but put them somewhere in case I want to re-install them again.


In lotus notes body field, how do I put the last sentence " ***PLEASE REMEMBER ONLY SAME GENDER ROOMMATE IS ALLOWED !" as red colour ?

I have type the script as
mailto:Ruiyi Xia/MY/TLS/PwC, Chuan Wei Chai/MY/TLS/PwC?subject=2017 Global Mobility Away Day: Find Your Roommate?Body=Hi Ray/ Calvin, %0A%0AMy roommate is %0A%0A%0A%0A ***PLEASE REMEMBER ONLY SAME GENDER ROOMMATE IS ALLOWED !
Hi Ray/ Calvin,

My roommate is

I have copied fonts in %windir%\fonts
and added registry, than rebooted and fonts not showing up in control panel -  fonts
I tried on win 10 and win 7 but no luck
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 ?
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Does anyone know how/or if its possible to change the font and size to the whole database?
Is it possible to increase the font size on the formula bar without affecting the cells font size  ?
If so how ?
My Mac version (2018) of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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


My window looks thusly:

Their "PDF Fixup"

but theirs looks like this:

My Mac Adobe "PDF Fixup"
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?

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.



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.

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Fonts Typography





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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