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| What's The Font |

WhatTheFont| is throwing me gibberish on this 1970's Poster Inspiration Font [more inside]
posted by TangerineGurl on Nov 27, 2012 - 10 answers

Making reasonable font

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 - 6 answers

What font does the Tabac logo use?

What font does the Tabac logo use? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Apr 28, 2012 - 3 answers

Fun, free Hebrew fonts?

Where can I find some fun, free Hebrew fonts? [more inside]
posted by yersinia on Sep 5, 2011 - 2 answers

CRUNK!!! font

I'm looking for either a font that simulates the logo of the CRUNK!!! energy drink, or a way to fiddle with an existing font in such a way as to emulate it. For reference here is the logo. It'd need the whole alphabet, but punctuation and lower case isn't required.
posted by Samineru on Feb 25, 2010 - 5 answers

He Kerned For Our Sins

Who designed this Jesus-y font that I see all over Christian printed material and churches? What is its significance? Its history?
posted by Lieber Frau on Sep 18, 2008 - 16 answers

Need a definite answer for approximately equal

Here's the deal: I've exhausted my neurons looking for some kind of answer to a mathematical symbol stumper. I'd love to know who invented, originated, or was the first individual to use the double-tilde (≈) as a means of expressing/denoting "approximately equal" in mathematics. I know that Robert-Recorde is supposed to have introduced the "equals" sign (=) in 1557. Any and all assistance is greatly appreciated. I await enlightenment.
posted by font_snob on Aug 28, 2008 - 5 answers

Web browsing with a hi-res display?

Optimal web browsing with a high resolution (1920x1200) display? [more inside]
posted by mikeand1 on Feb 16, 2008 - 12 answers

Help me save my poor eyes.

Like most of you, I do a lot of reading online, but notice that some websites default the font size to a teeny, weeny size. I'd like to read these sites at a larger font size, but when I change the default in FF, from say 16 to 18, some pages don't display optimally (text is cut off by images, I need to scroll right to read, etc.) I believe GreaseMonkey can fix this so that the pages will read better at a larger size, but that's just a guess and I'm not sure how to use it. Any tutorials out there?
posted by zardoz on Apr 3, 2007 - 10 answers

HTML Language Support

I need to make a web page that has 12 different languages, on one page (inc. some right-to-left languages). It's links to customer guides (PDFs) in the different languages - and rather than list them in English (Arabic, bengali, Hindi, Punjabi..) I'd like each language name to be written itn its own script. Can anyone point me to a list of langauge names as text not images, and give me a heads-up on the HTML code required?
posted by Pericles on Jun 29, 2004 - 10 answers

Best font for my book?

Whilst whittling away on a book within the confines of InDesign, I've come upon a question which is purely subjective in nature: If I wish to present this tome in as nice a fashion as possible, which font should I set the text in? I am looking for a beautiful serif, one which harkens back to the Victorian era, yet is easily readable in a smallish size (12pt).

In other words, friends, what is your favorite serif font? [more inside]
posted by tenseone on Jun 6, 2004 - 13 answers

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