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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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Dear Experts,

My client want to deploy two sets of font for his colleagues who are using Office365 / Office 2016.

I read that the settings needs to be done individually for each users MS Office program.

Is there a way to use GPO to deploy the font and enforce that these will be the default fonts for its MS Office application?
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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?
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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.

Cheers
Chris
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SM-G920P
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
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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
?ActivePresentation.Fonts.Count
 3 
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(1).Name
Titillium Web
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(2).Name
Titillium WebLight
?ActivePresentation.Fonts(3).Name
Calibri

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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?
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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?
outlook.jpg
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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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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.
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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.

Thanks!

OT
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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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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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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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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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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.

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