I've extracted a .otf font from my Kobo Touch. I'd like to install it on Windows, but Windows can't handle it and neither can any of the font editing programmes I've downloaded. I believe that the file contains multibyte characters. I have tried right clicking and choosing install. I've tried font forge, and several other font related applications. I just get varying error messages saying that it's not a valid font file, despite it working on the Kobo. If it's relevant, the font is Gothic MB101. I'm running Windows 7 - what do I need to do to install this font?
posted by Solomon
on Jul 21, 2014 -
I haven't had any luck identifying this through the WhatTheFont! automagical service nor the Identifont step-by-step quiz so now I bring it to you. What's the typeface used in this old GATOR$ sign
posted by komara
on May 18, 2014 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
I'm having trouble choosing which font(s) to use -- for example, for a flyer or poster. I don't have a graphic design background or much experience with it, but sometimes I have to design simple pieces for my job. Are there any introductory online resources that can help me learn more so that no one will point and laugh when they see a flyer I made? I'll be looking at this thread
and this thread
, too. My main fear is that I'll put something together and someone will point and laugh and say, "Oh no, you used THAT font?"
posted by trillian
on Jul 30, 2011 -
What typeface is this
they're using in the Subterranean logo?
What The Font and Identifont have not helped narrow it down, so I thought I would tap into the hive mind to see if you all knew what it is.
posted by headspace
on Jul 19, 2011 -
What is this font
? I'm trying to match the cute, handwritten scroll feeling of "just add ice." I'm happy to find a typeface either to buy or a free download. OpenType preferred. My results from Identifont weren't close.
posted by gladly
on Apr 21, 2011 -
How do you make that melty, Lovecraftian font? I've seen it in several threads on the Blue, but for the life of me can't find one now (searched Lovecraft, searched font...man that was a long search.) [more inside]
posted by digitalprimate
on Jan 12, 2011 -
How can I print in a different font than the one I see on screen in Firefox, easily and with as few clicks as possible? [more inside]
posted by katyggls
on Nov 11, 2010 -
Fontagraphers: I know what a serif is - the little "tail" at the ends of character strokes. Mid-stroke, however, is what? [more inside]
posted by panmunjom
on Oct 19, 2010 -
I figured out today that every single web browser on my machine (HP dv7t, Windows 7) - Chrome, FFox, and IE8 - fonts on some sites are displaying wrong. That's bad because I need to review sites for my job. [more inside]
posted by Medieval Maven
on Sep 28, 2010 -
Is there anywhere where you can download a font like the one used in 16th-17th century books/manuscripts? [more inside]
posted by vanitas
on Sep 26, 2010 -
Help me decorate my office with posters and pictures of inspirational figures. [more inside]
posted by bq
on Sep 10, 2010 -
I'm looking for a site that will take a string of characters, like a name, and provide an equation that, when mathematically graphed out, draw out that string of characters on the graph.
posted by duende
on Sep 5, 2010 -
Are there any vector-based barcode fonts? If not, can you recommend software for creating such a font? [more inside]
posted by Ritchie
on Feb 17, 2010 -
Ｗｈａｔ ｉｓ ｔｈｉｓ ｗｅｉｒｄ， ｍｏｎｏｓｐａｃｅ ｔｈｉｎｇ ｍｙ Ａｓｕｓ ＥＥＥ ｎｅｔｂｏｏｋ ｄｏｅｓ ｆｏｒ ｎｏ ａｐｐａｒｅｎｔ ｒｅａｓｏｎ？ [more inside]
posted by jbickers
on Nov 14, 2009 -
When I was growing up, the graphs in all the science books from the middle of the 20th century had a particular vector-plotted look to them. Did they use a common font (or common plotting system), and how can I duplicate that appearance now? [more inside]
posted by dfan
on Oct 16, 2009 -