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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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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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Windows software to find the narrowest/widest font available on a system

I'm seeking recommendations for gratis Windows software that will identify the narrowest/widest fonts available on a system. I'm fine if the fonts just need to be present as files, or if they need to ...
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On Debian, what software/tool can I use to force a different font onto an application?

I'm using this program Simplenote. Its a note-syncing online application. My problem with it is that i write there a lot of numbers on multiple lines, but their font isn't monospace-type, so it doesn'...
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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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C++ Glyph Font Bitmap/Texture library

I am looking for a font library that can generate an image/bitmap, in memory, from a .ttf, so I can render characters. I have looked at https://github.com/nothings/stb/blob/master/stb_truetype.h, but ...
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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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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 ...