So the long and short of it is, I'm pretty sure that Meiryo UI is messed up or missing or something, and instead Office 2011 on my Mac has decided that it'd be totally cool to use Mart Futomaru Gothic instead for most Japanese text display, including all over Excel. Is there some way to reinstall just the font(s) or maybe clear the Office font cache?
posted by DoctorFedora
on Oct 20, 2013 -
What does this say? Trying to make out the characters in the second line of text here: Stoneware Jar.
Also, is there a third line?
posted by cjorgensen
on Oct 5, 2013 -
Approximately how old is this
sign, and what font is it? The stucco facade could date from as early as the 1920s, but the lettering on the signs looks to my untrained eye to be from the 70s or later.
posted by Pruitt-Igoe
on Sep 13, 2013 -
Font ID: This
is one of the fonts Fox is using on their new "FXX" network. Sans, geometric, no curves, only horizontal, vertical or 45 degree strokes. [more inside]
posted by Marky
on Sep 9, 2013 -
I'm looking at this
web page using Windows 7 and the degree symbol (in the phrase "are referenced to 60 ..." for example) won't render correctly. [more inside]
posted by exogenous
on Jul 15, 2013 -
I'm looking for a dingbats font for a specific purpose. I'm creating a book of numbered paragraphs, and the number is above each paragraph in an elegant display font (Copperplate). On each side of the number, I'd like to put a fairly simple, unobtrusive, horizontal dingbat. This could be done with dingbats that are mirror images of each other. It could be as simple as a brush stroke that's heavier on the left or right, with the heavy ends near the number. Or it could be something else. I'm not looking for anything too leafy or flowery or pretty or Victorian. Do you know of a dingbats font like this that's downloadable for free? [more inside]
posted by John Cohen
on Jun 18, 2013 -
I have to edit several PDFs. Not big edits, just some text changes. I'm using Acrobat X on a Mac, while the PDFs seem to have been created on a PC using Ghost Script, though I don't know what exact piece of software was used. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher
on May 28, 2013 -
Typographers, designers, and font geeks: I'm looking for fonts with a distinctive and stylish letter "X". Other criteria: sans serif, not too ornate, and preferably free to download. The X is going to form part of a word, so as well as being distinctive it should also fit nicely with the other characters. Thanks in advance (:
posted by iivix
on May 10, 2013 -
The other day I was watching the movie and like the font. First I thought it's TNR then I thought maybe some Sans but I couldn't figure out.
I loved the clean spacious fonts. Which one was it? [more inside]
posted by amar
on Mar 29, 2013 -
I have been asked to submit my CV/resume to an Australian based management consulting firm to potentially do some project based work with them. What is the acceptable length, format and font to use for a CV/resumes in this industry?
posted by MT
on Mar 7, 2013 -
I tried this on both WhatTheFont and Identifont, but I've only got the three letters to go on so I wasn't surprised when neither had an answer. But maybe the designers of MetaFilter can help! Please ID this font
posted by bricoleur
on Feb 25, 2013 -
A project I'm working on uses Handmade Dropshadow JNL
for the main title. Obviously, that's not a typeface you can use anywhere other than in the title, so can you recommend a secondary display font for subtitles, headings, and so on? Another web-font would be a plus, but not a requirement.
posted by Ian A.T.
on Feb 1, 2013 -
The standard Type 1 fonts from Adobe don't have a definition of Leading. What should I use? [more inside]
posted by plinth
on Jan 30, 2013 -
Where can I download TT or T1 of public domain font IBM Courier? My Google-fu is exhausted. I can't find this font on my own. Help me, HiveMind! [more inside]
posted by ScarletPumpernickel
on Jan 29, 2013 -
Occasionally I will run across a webpage that has some or all of the text look like this
. It's all bunched up and completely illegible. What gives? [more inside]
posted by zardoz
on Jan 17, 2013 -
I want to use the font style in the below link in a HTML doc... what is it and where can I get it?
posted by america4
on Jan 12, 2013 -
It's time for another edition of Name That Font! I have two examples--I'm not sure if they're the exact same font, but they're a similar style, and I would be happy with anything that's close to these examples (example 1
, example 2
). What the Font isn't helping because the letters are connected so it can't recognize individual letters. And....go!
posted by Bella Sebastian
on Dec 12, 2012 -
I've got an old Mac font suitcase (OS 9) containing fonts I'd like to use on my OS X (10.7) Mac. I'm not sure what format they're in but copying the file over to my new Mac results in a 0-byte file. I think I have to convert them to TTF on my OS 9 iMac, but not sure what to do it with. Any suggestions? Free would be great, since I don't plan on doing this again, but cheap would be okay.
posted by tommasz
on Nov 4, 2012 -
I would like to create a font using someone's handwriting and am looking for a good software with which to do this. I'm not an expert in this, so it would have to have a small learning curve, unless it is really worth it for me to spend time learning so I can get reasonable results. [more inside]
posted by sciencegeek
on Oct 19, 2012 -
[font/typography filter] Can you ID the font from the titles on the TV show "The View" as in this image
? It's that simple.
posted by Sunburnt
on Oct 18, 2012 -
What font is this?!
Tried what the font and studying it but still can't figure it out. any idea what this
Puff Pastry font is?
I'm sure it's customized and edited but I feel like I could find something similar. Had no luck with google or font ID sites.
posted by anonymous
on Sep 7, 2012 -
Help me ID this disco font
please? It's from an old flyer I'm trying to restore, the thin lines + jpg artifacts are stumping all the auto font identifiers out there. Thanks!
posted by Tom-B
on Sep 5, 2012 -
Does anyone know what the font (or close to this) is used in this illustration?
Ive searched retro script fonts but with no luck...
posted by soymilk
on Aug 4, 2012 -
In a Word document, I'm trying to get a simple right arrow symbol in Times New Roman. However, pasting it in from the Character Viewer inserts it as Arial Italic. Changing it back to Times in Word has no effect - it goes back to Arial immediately. How can I get around this? [more inside]
posted by Yiggs
on Jul 27, 2012 -
What are the fonts used in these iconic Infocom ads: 1 2
? I'm particularly interested in the 'Many are the doors...' font and the 'Apple II...' font from 1, and the 'WE'RE WRITING' font from the second. I can find stuff that's close with WTF et al, but not the same.
posted by obiwanwasabi
on Jul 9, 2012 -
A MacOS n00b (me) seeks knowledgable a MacOS user to help him with a problem. I've connected my brand new Mac Mini to an HDTV via an HDMI cable. I'm running it in 1080p since I bought the mini to use as an HTPC. But in this resolution, system text (such as the wind name, the URL bar in Safari etc) is killing my eyes. It's pretty small and barely readable from my couch. How do I fix this?
posted by Effigy2000
on May 12, 2012 -
Help me identify these fonts from Wet Hot American Summer and other 80s-themed typefaces. [more inside]
posted by i8ny3x
on Apr 17, 2012 -
What font did Alfred Hitchcock use for the intertitles in his 1928 silent comedy Champagne
? Sample here.
Identifont and WhatTheFont have both failed me. I'm looking for a free replica or close match.
posted by Faint of Butt
on Apr 9, 2012 -
Help me identify the font of the logo for the Belly card. It can be seen on their website here
is it a custom logo design or a font? I feel live I've seen it before. Thanks!
posted by twoforty5am
on Mar 24, 2012 -