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GUI to show and change font sizes in Windows 10 tool bars, menus, message box, message text, icons

I would like to find some software that will display and let me change the font sizes in Windows 10 tool bars, menus, message box, message text, icons. I realize there is a registry entry to do this. ...
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Is there a font that has more readable unicode arrows '→'?

I am trying to make my Agda code easier to read. The fonts I commonly used (Dejavu Sans Mono, Hack, Fira Code, Menlo) all has tiny arrow heads, which makes it very difficult to read. Is there a font (...
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Is there a font (free or paid) that matches the one used in the original Declaration of Independence title?

To clarify: I'm looking for the one that would more or less exactly match the line that reads: The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America I've looked at dozens upon dozens,...
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Modal editor with proportional font support

I would like a modal text editor (like Vim) with support for proportional fonts. As a stop-gap measure, I would at least like an editor that lets the em-dash character ("—") consume multiple ...
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Command-line font information utility

I'd like a command-line utility which takes a font filename (or base filename if the font spans multiple files) and prints information/meta data about the font: Family name, foundry name, copyright ...
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Firefox/Safari addon to disable visual font differentiation of link text from normal text in browsers

In most browsers, text links are usually underlined and in a different color from the surrounding ordinary text. I often find this very distracting, and I find it hard to concentrate on just reading a ...
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Software for making advanced custom fonts

I want to make an unuque font in details and import it to photoshop, i know that there is a feature called match font but it's not very specific for me.
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Linux font viewer

What do you recommend to use for viewing fonts including the glyph, extras, and others in Linux? I need to see the Unicode for the glyph and special characters.
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Easily readable font with visible differences between lowercase 'l' and uppercase 'I' [closed]

I'm looking for a professional-looking font to use in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets that allows me to easily distinguish between a lowercase l and an uppercase I at a glance. Every font I've ...
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OCR for low resolution image of text in cursive font

I have a very low resolution, almost pixelated images for processing. The characters can be recognized if zoomed in and a quick eye scan is performed with the aid of basic English grammar and ...
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Glyphs vs FontLab, which one is easier and powerful for a beginner user?

I'm graphics designer but I never thought about making my own font. I don't have any knowledge about those to software, and I'm trying to make an Arabic and English font. As I know, FontLab supports ...
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Are there any programs that create fonts with minor imperfections?

I've been thinking: wouldn't it be cool to write a book using a font that has minor imperfections? For example, when you handwrite, say, the letter E multiple times over, each preceding E won't look ...
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Offline font identifier

I am looking for an offline font identifier for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, or Ubuntu. Any price and license is fine. GUI or CLI. The input is an image, the output is a list of font with some ...
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Inverting a Font?

How can I invert a font like so: This is my own .ttf font, I can edit it. The image that I posted was inverted manually by me. I am searching for a way to invert automatically all characters of the ...
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Web font service

I'm looking for an alternative to Adobe Typekit that provides fonts for web pages. I would like the service to meet the following requirements: Gratis Uses Open Source fonts Simple to use (I don't ...
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Free, Blazing Speed OCR Software for integration with programs

I need to do optical character recognition in given places on a certain window in order to make an add-on for that application. The application is a C family game made with HGE compiled to executable. ...
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Recommendation for open source software to create web font from directory of SVG files

I'm currently working on an open source product that contains a Web UI that utilizes font icons. The build process runs on ANT now, but we're in the process of moving to Maven. To create the font ...
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Icon font to PNG converter

I'm looking for a tool that quickly extracts / converts all icons from a vector-based icon font (OpenType, TrueType, Type-1) to good old PNG files with given dimensions (e.g. 48px x 48px) foreground ...