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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Dear all,

I have a problem with the font. I need to type Japanese characters, so I use Windows IME as well as the Asia font provided with Windows. The problem is, in my word processing application (MS Word), I need to use the Arial font, but for Japanase characters, I cannot set it to Arial, I can only set it to Arial Unicode. with the same process, my colegge use Arial well, and she hasnt Arial unicode. So, we have trouble when I try to send my document to her.

How can I do to use Arial?
The font I´d like to have identified is the one on top right "X-yachts".
Thank You very much!

Best regards

I am a web developer (not a designer) and have not had much experience manipulating PSD files. This has mostly been done for me by the web designer. However, I have a job where the web designer is no longer available and all we have is the PSD file.

I am trying to do something very simple (for a designer) by editing a text layer in Photoshop. However, when I click on the text layer, it tells me that the font is not installed on my computer, even though I have what appears to be the correct font. You can view a screenshot of the problem message, and my control panel listing of fonts here:

Is it possible that the original PSD was created by a program other than Photoshop, and that it used its own fonts?

How can I get the fonts needed to udpate the text layer without requiring font substitution?

Thanks experts!
I have a scanned PDF document. The pages were scanned in color, and the pages have a colored background. When printed, the text is difficult to read. I ahve Acrobrat Pro & Distiller. Is there a way to remove the background color of these scanned documents?

Both "America's Next" and "Top Model" fonts.

As a web designer I'm constantly creating Font-Family lists to try to cover each and every operating system / browser combination and the fonts they may or may not have.

My question is ... Does anyone know of or have a list of the fonts that come standard with various operating systems ... most obviously those from Microsoft (98, XP, etc etc) and Apple ... Linux would be nice to

A list such as this would be extremely useful in making decisions on fonts to select for a website

Thank you!
When I uploaded my client's web site all the ( • ) bullets changed to ( • ). In addition a few of the spaces before text changed to (  ).

Anyone one have a suggestion on what caused this and how to fix it?

I am looking for a Sans-Serif Unicode font that contains the following languages, as well as a Bold and Italic subfamily:


Currently I am using Arial Unicode MS, however this font does not have a Bold subfamily.

Any ideas of other fonts I can try? Particularly that are similar to Arial Unicode MS.


Hey Guys,

The original PDF was edited and someone's information is on it.  I want to go through and delete everything.  I'm not even certain if they used Typewriter to input the information.

Isn't there some type of eraser for Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Pro?  I saw the pencil eraser, but that didn't work.
This is the error I get when I try to attach a sql 2005 express db file to the microsoft sql server management studio express
I found it easier to just do a screen shot so here is the link

The deal is when I log into MSSMSE (microsoft sql server management studio express) as an SQL user I get the error but when I loginto MSSMSE as a windows user I do not.

my over all goal is to assign multiple users to the sql 2005 express db file. so if you have another way of doing this with out explaining the error I will accept that as well.
I have the latest Word 2003 - updated but on a few machines the font spacing gets squashed to the left - many characters over the top of each other. This happens when sending to the printer (Different printers - all new print drivers) and now it happened to a customer who recieved an e-mail Word attachment from me - it came up normal on her computer and then before her eyes "crunched" to the left.

I'm using standard fonts and don't have any reported font substitutions.

Can anyone suggest something to try.

Hello ALL,

Is there a way by which I can restrict user not to enter French Character set in a textbox. I want to avoid sending any french character set to the server and restrict with a message that the character set is not supported

BTW - I am not very clear on character sets as such. I know one needs fonts to have the capability to enter french characters - Am i correct  or ??

Please advise with some example

Thanks a lot
I am the site admin...I can open the company web site as needed and all seems to function correctly. I have MS SBS2003 Premium by the way. When I am on the intranet web site there is a link for remote server management...When I try to go there this is the messege I get..

You are not authorized to view this page
The Web server you are attempting to reach has a list of IP addresses that are not allowed to access the Web site, and the IP address of your browsing computer is on this list.

Please try the following:

Contact the Web site administrator if you believe you should be able to view this directory or page.
HTTP Error 403.6 - Forbidden: IP address of the client has been rejected.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

I have gone to IIS management and my remote client has access granted access.

I am pretty sure this is a simple fix but I cannot find it.

I am also still learning how to manage a server so if I didn't provide enough info please ask and I will do my best to get the information you need.


I have a CentOS server running Tomcat 4.1/MySQL Server/Java JDK v1.5.0_11 all running correctly. #java -version runs correctly, the JAVA_HOME variable has been set in /etc/profile.d/ I loaded the /usr/local/tomcat/webapps directory with the settle webapp ( which unpacks from a .war file when viewed in a web browser. As soon as I browse to http://localhost:8080/settle/login.jsp it posts an HTTP 500 error with the following exceptions:

The server encountered an internal error () that prevented it from fulfilling this request.


org.apache.jasper.JasperException: /settleMain.jsp(0,0) This absolute uri ( cannot be resolved in either web.xml or the jar files deployed with this application
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.DefaultErrorHandler.jspError(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.dispatch(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ErrorDispatcher.jspError(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.processIncludeDirective(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.parseIncludeDirective(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.parseDirective(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.parseElements(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.Parser.parse(
      at org.apache.jasper.compiler.ParserController.parse(
      at …
How can I set up Adobe Bridge to show the full name of a file?
and not:
I just converted a client from AOL to Outlook, a simple process with the ePreserver software.  She has experience with Outlook, so I did not put her through "basic" training.  As soon as I returned from working with her, I had this email: "I  attempted to create a new e-mail message in Outlook and when I started typing the body of the letter nothing happened. No letters, nothing. The cursor would move across the page, but no characters would appear."  Her computer is set to send messages in HTML.  I had her review font (Arial black) and stationery settings (blank) and did not find anything unusual.  She also reported that she could send replies OK - text appeared properly.  Additionally, I had her type some text in Word, then try to paste it into a new HTML Outlook message form, but it, too, did not appear in the message form.  

I am planning to do some problem analysis by changing the default message type to plain text, changing fonts, colors, etc.

Any ideas about what might be causing this bizarre situation?  Thanks in advance for your insight!

This code works in IE as expected, but not in Firefox. The image of the girl on the phone should be aligned in the center, but instead is off to the left.

It is a center aligned design, so the <div> tag is set to text-align: center for IE's sake, and then table tr td tages are set to text-align: left.

An inline style should allow it to be reset to text-align: center, but it doesn't appear to be working

 Here's the code:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
table,tr,td, ul, li {
margin: 0px;
padding: 0px;
p, span, font, div {font-size:12px;}

#page {background:url(images/page_background.gif); width:842px; margin:0 auto;}
.text { font:Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;}
.text_sm { font:Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;}
.text_lg {font:Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 20px;}
h2 { font:Arial, sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-weight:bold; display:inline}

body {background:#4572A1 url(images/background.gif); margin-top:-10px; margin-bottom:-10px;}

<!--[if IE 5]>
        #centerme {margin: 0 auto; width:842px;}
      #wrapper {text-align:center; width:842px;}

<div id="wrapper"><div id="centerme"><div id="page"><table …

We're building an e-commerce web site (ASP.NET) for a customer and part of the requirements are for an inventory management and tracking system.  (they sell DVD's and similar items).  

One option, of course, is to build this from scratch in dot net.

I wanted to explore off-the-shelf solutions that we could customize.  I would like to be able to add product categories and items to the store offerings and have that link to the inventory system.  When X number of item A is purchased, the inventory for item A should be decreased by X.  I'd like to be able to set alert levels at the top level, the category level, adn the individual product level that fire an email to someone when the inventory drops below whatever setpoint is desired.

I'm particularly interested in using Sharepoint or any of the Microsoft Dynamics product family.  I did some reading on Microsoft's site and found that AX, SL, GP, and NV all seem to have inventory management/tracking capability to some degree.

I'm somewhat familiar with Microsoft CRM but from what I can tell, it doesn't seem to do inventory tracking.

I'm looking for some good advice from someone who is knowledgeable about Microsoft Dynamics solutions.

Thanks so much for any help!
When i run a mailbox management process i receive an email that says 0 mailbox's processed. is this normal?  i run an exchange server on windows sbs 2003. i named the domain differently than the real public .com domain which is MX'ed from a hosting provider to my static ip. so i just went into exchange and changed the default receipent policy to have an SMTP address as my public .com domain and on the general tab its says: (mailnickname=*) . then i went into AD and changed everyones email address to use the public .com domain.  was there anything else i should have done? email seems to work fine however, just wondering about this management report not being configured correctly. i hope my users deleted folders are being deleted after 30 days (which i assume they aren't because of this message).
How to write a Delphi  component that has all the functionality of a Delphi TLabel as well as displaying portions of the caption in different fonts.  And also how to develop a property editor for the caption of the component that allows the user of the component to change the font of the text while typing it and see exactly what the component looks.

We recently migrated to Exchange 2003 Standard from Exchange 2000 Standard. I noticed on certain public folders that I couldn’t add or remove permissions on it through Exchange System Manager. I get the following error whenever I try to edit permissions on certain public folders:

Invalid Window Handle
ID no: 80040102
Exchange System Manager

I went through this MS KB article (, but it only applies to Exchange 2000. I believe my problem may still require me to reset my permissions through Windows Explorer. It is my impressions that I would have to reset the public folder rights in the M drive using Windows Explorer, and improvements in Exchange 2003 removed the Exchange drive that was viewable in Exchange 2000.

I used the recommendation of another blog, and used ASDI edit to make sure that I was using a MAPI Public Folder Hierarchy. The value was already set to 1 for the attribute msExchPFTreeType to 1 (

Where does the Public folders reside in Exchange 2003? Would you recommend me reset the permissions in this folder as the KB suggest for Exchange 2000? Any help being able to reset my permissions so I can add or remove permissions on Exchange 2003 using Exchange System Manager would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Hi all:

I have 5 old SMC Elite 3812TP 10 Base T concentrators that are connected to a patch panel and they are also connected to a Nortel Baystack 380 switch. I need to replace the concentrators. I was thinking about replacing them with 2-3 managed switches which I would stack. The only configuration would be assining the stack an IP and a default gateway, correct?  Can I run the switches in unmanaged mode (no IP)? I have heard of that being done before. What would be the best practices approach?

Now, I have logging page (thanks to B_Dorsey), all i need is somekind of session management and logging out features. User visit different pages and he has own session id. Session expires then when he close Internet Expolerer. here is my code:

<%@ Language = "VBScript" %>
<% Option Explicit %>

Dim cnnLogin
Dim rstLogin
Dim strUsername, strPassword
Dim strSQL
Dim dsn
Dim sSQL
<head><title>Asp -kirjautumissivu</title>
<link href="tyylit.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">
<body bgcolor="#FFFFFF">
If Request.Form("action") <> "validate_login" Then
      <form action="login2.asp" method="post">
      <input type="hidden" name="action" value="validate_login" />
      <table border="0">
                  <td align="right"><p>Käyttäjätunnus:</p></td>
                  <td><input type="text" name="login" /></td>
                  <td align="right"><p>Salasana:</p></td>
                  <td><input type="password" name="password" /></td>
                  <td align="right"></TD>
                  <td><input type="submit" VALUE="Lähetä" /></td>
      strSQL = "SELECT * FROM users " _
            & "WHERE LoginName ='" & Replace(Request.Form("login"), "'", "''") & "' " _
            & "AND Password ='" & Replace(Request.Form("password"), "'", "''") & "';"

'määrittele  tietokanta ja sen sijainti
'Luo ADO -yhteys
Set cnnLogin = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")

'avaa  yhteys tietokantaan
cnnLogin.Open dsn

Hello Experts,

In our office we have several different shift types.

We have
Mon - Fri
5 On 2 Off... 5 On 3 Off
4 On 4 Off.

What i would like to do is create a roter that we do not need to change constantly, i would like to devise a roter that given any day or week it will show who should be in on a certain day.

Any idea's?


A Chicago based manufacturer is looking for someone to handle its shipments to the West Coast. In order to evaluate potential transportation providers, the manufacturer has developed the following criteria.

Firgure 2.

Performance  I  (B)( A)----I---(B) 2 Days                                                                                   (A) Min order size of 50 liters
                    I             \   I                     \--------(B) $20 per Liter                                              /
                    I               \ I                                                          \(B) Min order size of 100 liters
                    I                 \
                    I                 I      
                    I                 I      (A) 3 Days\
                    I                 I            \
                    I                 I               -----(A) $30 per liter
                    I                 I
                    I --------------------------------------------------------
MinRequire    I  99% pure I
                    I                 I
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           _Order Qualifiers_ …

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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Fonts Typography