: Ä Umlaut-dots too close to the letter in Firefox In Mac-FF 41 (and 40) the Umlaut-dos of the letter Ä are rendered too close to the rest of the letter, as it shows in the picture below.
: Why aren't monospace fonts almost never used for base font? I haven't come across any website that use monospace fonts as the base font for their websites. Why is that? Does the website necessarily
: Does Lucida Sans Unicode font in Windows 7 have a bold style? I am trying to set an alternative to Mac Lucida Grande font with Lucida Sans Unicode for Windows users and found out that I
: Tahoma, Verdana, Trebuchet, Georgia, etc as webfonts? Does anyone know if the so called "web safe fonts" like Tahoma, Verdana, Trebuchet or Georgia are available as webfonts (that you can link
: Is the debate about em VS px VS % in typography still valid I have been reading a few articles about why em's are better than px in typography. And the base has to be in %, best is even
: Capitalise first letter of each word good or bad practice? Is it a good practice to capitalise first letter of each word in string ( page titles, headings, fields labels, button text etc.)
: Embedded fonts with polish characters There are many font banks out there. But where I can fonts with polish characters ?
: What do you think is a possessional looking font for a web application I am creating a website / web application where companies can do there accounting. It is sort of a alternative to the
: What's the pro/cons of Adobe TypeKit API? Any best practices? With all the Open Source fonts I have available, and I can download them via the CSS font directive, what's the benefit of the
: How do I choose the proper font & size for my site? I once saw a textbook that recommended a certain pica range for each of several various fonts. Is there any online guide that's available?
: Creating an elongated text effect What is the most efficient way to achieve an effect such as the one pictured below?
: How do I make a hanging indent on right-aligned text in InDesign? I am formatting a Hebrew bible in InDesign for my class, but I'm having trouble with making indents in a way that I can
: Why Outline fonts are rasterized before using on screen? I am new in Typography and now a days reading about fonts, rasterizer like FreeType etc. What i get till now is that fonts are mainly
: When would a strong no-no guideline become insignificant? For example, when choosing a pair of typefaces to combine in a single line, it is advised that: they are from different categories,
: Why designers avoid black as main text color? Is there any reason for this? At first sight this is strange. It is like avoid white color. Any ideas?
: How to know which second typeface should be used, given a contextual typeface? When searching for how to "italicize" a word in an italic context, I come up with an idea that changing the typeface
: Acronyms in headers/lists - small caps? I am doing my resume right now, and I have a lot of acronyms. I'm using an OpenType font, so I've always put those acronyms in small caps. I've never
: How to "italicize" a word in an italic context? If you want to emphasize a word in a roman text, but don't want the effect last long in the readers, you make it italic. In an already italic
: Why would I want to a use baseline grid in Illustrator cc? What are the benefits be of using a baseline grid in Illustrator for a limited amount of text?
: Automatically create bold-italic from italic font Google Chrome has a nice feature - it can create bold-italic letters on the fly from italic letters (in case a font has italic style but does
: How can I recreate this typographical style? What effects/processes should I use? I have been scrolling through various places on the internet and I've come across this typographic style multiple
: Fragmented/broken down Text I'm wondering how to achieve the effect in this attached image where text is fragmented to various degrees, some to the point of illegibility while elements remain
: Web page top margin when different fonts are in different columns I have a web page with two columns: The narrow left column is a vertical navigation bar with a small (or ordinary) sized
: How to work with text line height in Adobe Photoshop to create proper margin between text and content below? My question is about using Photoshop for a web design. For an example, let's say
: How to extrude text from centre in Illustrator? Hi does anyone know how to create a text effect like the word 'LIVE' in this image in Illustrator? Thanks a lot
: Why is the 'ordinals' option unavailable in Photoshop's Character palette? It won't let me click this option and I cannot figure out why.
: Text/Font Single Path Illustrator In basic terms I want to take a font and convert it to a path. You can do this with "Create Outlines" but what I need isn't the path of the font, I need
: Opentype feature for controlling double- or single-story lowercase "a"? Is there an Opentype feature that controls whether the lowercase "a" glyph is shown as "single storey" or "double storey"?
: Difference between vertical spacing system and baseline grid in digital design What's the easiest way to explain the difference between vertical spacing system and baseline grid in digital design?
: How to make bibliography tailored for non-academic readers? Perhaps all bibliography styles in research papers are in plain text. The authors are cited first, then the actual titles of the work
: Should headings divide space unequally and be close to the border? This is a chapter heading of an ebook style of LaTeX, and it divides space unequally. Small phone screen doesn't mean it need
: What font comes close to this? I'm hooked on this typography. Any idea if there's a font which comes close to this?
: What word processing tools that can work with complicate text boxing? I need to mimic the way Messenger boxes each message in bubbles. Word, obviously, is not a tool for this. However, going
: How to format a chat conversation? How to make a chat conversation really look like a conversation? The final result should be in text, not in image since this conversation is a supplement
: Cyrillic vs. Roman calligraphy styles The antecedents of today's Roman and the Cyrillic alphabets diverged nearly three millennia ago and the scripts still have some letters in common. Both are
: How to draw attention to lines of text Background I'm building a breathing and mindfulness application and I have two texts similar to these ones: Breathing in I know I am breathing in
: Cannot use hyphenation properly in InDesign I work mostly with old Slavonic and old Greek texts where there are plenty of diacritical signs and every time when pasting text from word to InDesign,
: Cap height and x-height metrics are inaccurate I've got a font that says its cap height is 195 and x-height 320. These are its metrics: But when rendered in the browser at 100px font size,
: Is the kerning on my logo correct? I've been kerning this logo and I'd love input from those well versed on the subject. I'm particularly interested with the space around the "f", but also
: Fonts licensing I would love a clear and simple rule of thumb about using fonts for a commercial purpose. Can I use pre installed fonts on my Mac like Arial for body copy. Do you need
: How could letters overlap in manual typesetting? Generally speaking, ascenders and descenders should not touch each other in the text body. This is self-explanatory as it could lead to text that
: How do you decide on a typeface? Do you go through all your fonts and choose the best one? Do you find a typeface you like and get variations of it? Do you copy your favorite typeface combination
: Illustrator: weird blobs when using Inconsolata from Google Fonts Does anyone else get these blobs on the corners of some characters when using the Inconsolata Font in Illustrator? Is this intentional
: How would one achive this black and white glitch-ish text effect in photoshop or illustrator? I've been trying to achieve this black and white distorted text effect behind the green SUNDAY
: Why isnt my font options dropping down when I click a text I am using Adobe Illustrator 2017 and when I use my selection tool to click text I dont see the font name come up near where
: How can I specify tracking in a logo file I deliver to the customer? I have made a logo in Illustrator and now I want to deliver it to our client. But I also want to send him a little
: Rotating rendered text - maintain baseline? I'm using Photoshop CS6 (still). I'm by no means an expert, as most of my work is just pulling stuff out of PSDs for websites and some light photo
: InDesign: How to align text on inside panel of trifold brochure? I know how to do it technically, but I am wondering aesthetically if the inside right panel of a trifold brochure should have
: FontLab Studio - Line Height on Font Weight Alternative I am using FontLab Studio - I have two font files - a normal and a bold alternative. Here are the two fonts side-by-side: When I
: Where can I create and publish a font? I appreciate good and professional typefaces, but always think that I can improve or customize them for my needs. But where can I design and possibly
: Free font for block-serif Hebrew? I’m developing a reference web site, to help English speakers learn the Hebrew alphabet. I’ve used character escapes for all the Hebrew letters, but they
: DAVID JONES logo. Serif or Slab-serif? I'm trying to accurately work out the font category for the "DAVID JONES" logo. Would it be considered a Serif or Slab-serif font and why? Thanks:)
: What is the name for the kind of abbreviation that employs an underlined superscript to the terminal characters? Sometimes abbreviations are made by placing the terminal characters in superscript
: Is font hinting still relevant? I'm still a noob in design in general, so please be easy on me if I'm making dumb assumptions here. I've been Googling articles on the relevance of hinting,
: Which fonts profit from double line spacing? When writing academic papers, whether the paper is to be read on screen or in print, a font size of 10 to 12 pt at double line spacing is a
: How do typefaces become taboo? I'm watching a live Adobe UX design webinar right now and they're taking community submissions. One of the submissions used Lobster for their title typeface and
: Font with lowercase e when the font is uppercase 's the text written in the font I'm looking for. I really need that font but could not find it anywhere. I tried online font indentifiers
: Fonts to be used on a catalogue Is it safe to use any font (like Futura/Circular/Univers) on a catalogue that is going to be used only in a digital format (like an ebook) and also that is
: Warping text into a 3D donut shape. Hello all, I've recently come across a very cool logo/ typography on Pinterest. I'm trying to replicate it with my own text. I've found a few helpful
: Text columns in Sketch Is it possible to set text in columns like you can in InDesign? I can't find anything online about this.
: Convert OpenType font to TrueType with tabular number spacing Is there a way to convert an OpenType font to TrueType using tabular number spacing instead of the default/proportional. The online
: Use fixed width number set in font Our branding has recently changed to use the Hind font. How can the fixed width numbers be used in applications like Excel?
: Is there a rule for line-breaking a name designation? I've searched, but to no avail. Is there a rule (or what is your opinion) on line-breaking a person's designations? Sometimes client's have
: Sans-serif fonts for body text Which sans-serif fonts are best suited for body text? Currently I think about Gill Sans, Proxima Nova or Frutiger, but since I'm not full-stack graphic designer
: How do i change the color of typeface on photoshop? i used masking + Gaussian blur + curves on my typeface on photoshop after all, i wanted to change the color of typeface by clicking the
: How do people create visual designs for text documents (such as ICO whitepapers and investment prospectuses), and what software do they use? By "design", I mean this sort of minimalist visual
: How do I create a water ripple (distorted) effect on text? How would I create text with this type of effect in either Photoshop or Illustrator?
: How to recreate typography in Old Bollywood posters? Can someone help me to create text in Photoshop that is similar to the sort of text that is in this old Bollywood movie's poster. It looks
: Anybody knows how to achieve this effect? I tried the deformed circle to intercept but find it very complicated. Anybody knows how to achieve this?
: How does this font pair with this logo? Specifically its curves/softness? I'm looking for some feedback on the typography of this logo. Specifically, assuming the logo itself stays the same,
: The lesser of two evils: Choice between a too long line and a too short line? If I cannot avoid having a line that deviates in length from other lines in a document: should I choose a slightly
: What's the term of what I need to fix here - Umlaut dots missing at 80% zoom? In my font, the Umlaut character is broken when viewing at 80% zoom in Word. It displays like U but is in
: Photoshop not recognizing ligatures in Baskerville Baskerville supports ligatures, as you can see in this screenshot from Word: However, in Photoshop, the ligature options are greyed out when
: Type Ratio Formula Is there a set ratio to harmonious type, Header, Subheader and body.. say if you body was 9pt, then subheader would be 12 pt header 14/16pt? Os this done how i normally
: Which font to use for making editable PDF forms? I'm recently re-doing a couple of company forms. These used to be just regular PDFs, which would have to be printed and then filled out. With
: How to Color The In-between Areas Of Shapes in Illustrator? I see this very cool typographic arts and I really want to make something like that. I tried making one that is identical, everything
: Export document as a JPEG on Illustrator with very high quality for typography print I'm no genius at all of this mumbo- jumbo as you can probably already tell. Basically I need to save an
: How to identify fonts from images/scans I'm currently doing a design course and have been tasked with recreating a typographic piece including the fonts. What is the best method for identifying
: What is the standard proportion of a font's descent? Is there a standard descent that fonts use as a proportion of their font height? It seems like their is as if you use multiple common
: Formatting: left aligned vs. justified body text? I'm currently writing a business report and set up a single column design with many diagrams of varying sizes throughout the document. I was
: How can a novice designer further their culture of typography? In my teaching I've encountered a problem that is recurring among new students. They often aren't aware of when fonts were created,
: Is monospacing URLs in academic papers still advised? When papers are written in the academic world, URLs are often set in monospace. The reason for this seems to be historic and is described
: Different font thickness between InDesign and Word I'm currently work on text, which intented to be read on screen. For that reason, body text should be quite large, 15-16 points. I use both
: Does anyone know what happened to moorstation.org? the 90s type foundry Does anyone know what the status is of moorstation.org's type collection? There were probably hundreds of typefaces designed
: How to correctly choose protrusion for letters and hanging punctuation? A small preamble: (mostly technical, can be skipped) I am a mathematician and prepare my documents with LaTeX. The documents
: RTL (Right-to-Left) Text support in SketchApp I am experimenting with language support in SketchApp V46.2. Somehow, not able to get the correct arabic text in RTL format. Any pointers on how it
: How to find out fonts' native word space? I need to set up average word space of M/4 in InDesign where M = 10pt. That is equal to 2.5pt. InDesign lets me adjust word spacing in terms of
: Does Myriad exist Unicode TFF format? I am trying to display the non-breaking dash with itextpdf. However, it can't not display in normal myriad font. But I really want to use Myraid. Therefore
: What is the different between Typography, Typeface, and Type (Not Font)? I have been seeing people and book authors use the word "Type" for so long now but never really thought about what "Type"
: What methods exist for determining if a font is similar or derivative work? I've always assumed that the vector outlines contained in a font file are essentially mathematical formulas describing
: Should I use 4x or 4✕? I am editing the text of a medical document. We are describing the function of the heart. METS (metabolic equivalent for task) = the number of calories and the
: PT Serif alternative with old-style figures and ligatures I am looking for a free alternative to PT Serif that supports old style number figures, good kerning, and some optional ligatures. I
: Some good fully-featured OpenType typeface for body text What are some good serif typefaces for body text which have at least Roman and Italic, and support small caps, old-style figures, ligatures,
: How to check image can be use commercially or not How we can check which image or illustration we use that have the commercial use or not? Can we use these images or illustrations in our
: Inconsistent kernings shown in metrics view in FontForge I am working to modify an existing font (Sacramento, under SIL OFL license), and wish to adjust kernings after having made a few stylistic
: Create a dedicated (small caps) TrueType font from and existing OpenType font As Powerpoint 2016 does not allow for using dedicated (prettier) OpenType small caps—but instead creates its own
: "based on" vs "metrically compatible" "Based on" Typefaces are often described as "based on" other typefaces. E.g.: Arial is "based on" Monotype Grotesque; Century Gothic is "based on" Twentieth
: Scale multiple Text layers one point down? I'm on Photoshop CC 2017. I make a lot of UI design and I have come across this... I want to scale down multiple text layers one point at once.