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Questions tagged [font]

A single typeface or a set of related patterns representing characters or symbols at one size.

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Label font size and scale QGIS 3.0

How can I make it that the font size of the label changes when I zoom in and out? I have a polygon and I want the label get bigger when I zoom in and smaller when I zoom out (just like the polygon ...
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Set the same font in QGIS legend as in map

I want to use the same fonts in the legend that are used on the map (different feature = different font). Is it possible? I only get one font for all items.
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Unable to use bold font in QGIS print composer

I want the title of a legend in the print composer to be in bold font. If I change the font to be italic in the item properties font dialog the output becomes italic but if I change it to bold it does ...
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Italic fonts in QGIS 3.4

How can I apply italic fonts for labels and print composer in QGIS 3.4? The option seems to be disabled.
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QGIS 3.4 Mac Layout Font problem

Long time qgis mac user. I find with qgis 3.4, it will not change fonts within the Layout text box, nor will it show ESRI North arrows when I choose that font in a text box. When I deleted 3.4 and ...
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QGIS Server no fonts getting rendered on Ubuntu 18.04

I've got my QGIS Server instance up and running and features are being rendered correctly via WMS. I can't get any labels to show up, however. I'm sure my problem is related to this post, but i'm not ...
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Coding of data font non editable in shapefile in QGIS

What is the reason for a shape layer to have the field "Codificación de la fuente de datos" (coding of data font) selectable or not? In the following image the red arrow shows the dropdown list in ...
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QGIS: I can barely see the labels in layer panel

So, I finally bit the bullet and upgraded to QGIS 3.2.3 Bonn. However, for layers that are not turned on the font is a super light grey in the layer panel and I can barely read it. How can I change ...
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Expression to define label font in QGIS 3.2?

I am trying to define the font for features based on values in the attribute table. This is what I have tried in the Expression String Builder next to the Font dropdown in Layer Properties/Labels/Text:...
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ESRI fonts and QGIS

I should convert an ArcGIS cartography style (where the Esri fonts were used for the symbology) in QGIS. Is it possible to use the esri symbolic fonts and why some of them (eg ESRI Oil, Gas, & ...
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QGIS Server doesn't render any fonts on Ubuntu 16.04

I just updated qgis-server package to latest 3.2.x from Ubuntugis repository (ubuntugis-unstable) and everything works fine - but font rendering. All labels on tiles, legend and print templates show ...
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Using a custom font with the QGIS Composer

I have an issue with changing the font of a text zone in the QGIS composer. I have downloaded Roboto font and want to use it in my composer instead of Arial black. After installation I quitted QGIS ...
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QGIS 3.0 fails to read some font styles

There is a very strange problem with my QGIS 3.0 to show some font styles. For example you can see that font Gill Sans Ultra Bold has 4 styles and QGIS 2.18.19 can see them: But QGIS 3.0.3 fails to ...
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Single text label in dual font size in QGIS [duplicate]

I can create a point label with single size font (example) However, I need to emphasize Japanese characters, make them larger in comparison to latin characters (example) I tried some CASE WHEN ...
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Showing FontAwesome Icons on Openlayers

I can't show these icons from FontAwesome: var map = new ol.Map({ layers: [ new ol.layer.Tile({ source: new ol.source.OSM() }) ] , target:...
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How do I use the True Type Font that has a space in the name in an SLD?

Using an answer from another question, I learned how to use a Wingdings character in my point SLD. Now, I'd like to use a character from "Wingdings 3". Here's the XML from the answer above that ...
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How can I write in really big font size using a QGIS html box?

I'm making a map that needs to combine different fonts and different types (italic, bold) in the same line. The QGIS text box can let me style the box using more conventional cartographic properties, ...
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Override typographic ligatures in QGIS labels?

For one of my label layers I am using a font that contains typographic ligatures for certain letter pairs. If I increase the letter spacing in Layer Properties, the ligature is retained as a single ...
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How to generate WKT geometries from true type font glyphs (python)

Does anyone know of a library or tool ( preferrably Python)to convert true type font glyphs into polygonal shapes (for testing GIS algorithms)?
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Mapbox-gl offline openmaptile font not shown

I'be downloaded a mbtile file related to rtl countries and used it as an offline source for Mapbox-gl server. All stuff are shown correctly except labels that have rtl characters. Even ltr characters ...
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How do I manage to get my swedish letters

I am trying to do the map in ´ggplot2´ in ´R´. I use this function from rgdal package: mapa <- readOGR(dsn=path.expand("C:/~/SWE_adm_shp"),layer="SWE_adm2") than I do: fortify(mapa) ggplot(mapa,...
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Unreadable font in QGIS on Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu, so forgive me if this a very standard question: I installed QGIS 2.18 and all seems to work well. However, there is a major issue: the program uses a very strange font so I can't ...
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ArcGIS (10.3) - Export to PDF text fonts unreadable

ArcGIS (10.3) Export to PDF fails (text fonts show up as cryptic symbols - unreadable). When exporting to JPEG, TIFF or PNG, the fonts show up correctly. This is after ArcGIS new installation, it ...
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Creating fontset to use it later as Character Marker Symbol in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using Inkscape to create fonts as indicated in Creating new custom vector marker symbol for ArcMap? does not works well for me, as the drawn symbol is not aligned correctly in the Symbol Property ...
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Problem with fonts in Mapnik

I am using version 3.0.12 , I have made an XML file and I am using Arial Black and Arial Bold fonts but mapnik was not rendering those fonts. So , I changed the fonts to DejaVu Sans Book and then all ...
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OSMasterMap.ttf not recognised in QGIS - macOS Sierra

I am currently learning how to work with OSMastermap Data with postgreSQL and postGIS. After much tinkering I have finally got OS Translator II working and have the Topographic data converted and in ...
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Adjust text font size in plotting autofitvariogram in R?

It should be quite simple to adjust the font size in plotting the outcome ofautofitVariogram using the automap package. The text fonts for the number of pairs are too big; the text fonts for the model,...
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Change font size of all labels print composer

I have to print a map in A0 paper size and also in A3. First I completed the job for the A0 size map, then I duplicated the print composer and I am changing the fonts of attribute tables and label ...
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How to read font family name in QGIS?

I'm trying to set symbology on a point layer in QGIS using a font marker. I would like to use a font that contains symbols rather than normal characters. The dropdown picker for font family seems to ...
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How to disable loading fonts from fast.fonts.net? [closed]

I have installed ArcGIS JS API (3.19) locally. But fonts were loaded via Internet. If I have no Internet connection loading of my app is very slow. What can I do? Is it possible to disable loading ...
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Google Earth font change

I am still bothered by this and Google has not released another version yet. Any ideas, please? Today I upgraded from Google Earth Pro 7.1.7.2602 to the recently released 7.1.8.3036 and I ...
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Automatically resize font in a text box

I'm using dynamic text for owner names in my layout. Problem is some are two words and some are a lot more. When using a text box if the font is to big it just drops the extra. Is there an easy ...
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Layer uses fonts which are not embeddable and are not on the server

When publishing a Web Map Image Layer from ArcGIS Pro where the map uses a font in the symbology, I get this warning: 20025 Layer uses fonts which are not embeddable and are not on the server This ...
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If-then expression and font color in Mapinfo label expressions

How might I obtain the following, other than having two identical tables open to achieve: I would like to label an object using data from two columns from one table? The first half of the label (from ...
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Where can I find complete set of mapnik/mapbox fonts?

I think there is something I am missing here. Many of Mapbox Products are dependent on font types I am not finding available in the resources. For example, mapbox-studio-outdoors.tm2, relies on '...
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OSGeo4W Shell font issue [closed]

I'm trying to run OSGeo4W shell and the only font available is *MS ゴシック. It's a real pain since it uses a weird "Y" instead of "\" making it hard to read commands. Does anybody know how to activate ...
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Is there any alternative for TypeBrewer, since the website is down due to converstion from Flash to HTML 5?

I was reading the post Choice of Cartographic Font and the answer is suggesting the Typebrewer website. This website is also mentioned in the 26 point (i.e., Carefully Select Typeface) mentioned in 33 ...
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msLoadFontset(): Unable to access file. Error opening fontset ./fonts/fonts.txt

I have made a map from QGIS by using RT MapServer Exporter plugin, and I want to browse it to MapServer, just like this: https://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/wiki/MappingYourData#no1 and the tutorial on ...
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FieldName underscore corrupts Label Expression for Font Size

I am trying to change the size of a secondary line in the Label Expression box: MID( [TRACT] ,4,11) & vbnewline & [FERC_NAME] This approach does not work but it DOES work when the field ...
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Modifying Font Style simple marker according to character value

Currently I am writing a standalone Python script and I am trying to modify a simple point marker using font style. There are some interesting fonts with different characters that aren't exactly on a ...
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Attaching Excel sheet with different language font(hindi) to shapefile

When I try to join a excel sheet with Hindi font to a shp file, I get '?????' as a result in those cells which has Hindi font. (Before/Aft images attached) I tried changing the locale language to ...
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Assigning different colors to different parts of text in labels using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS 2.14.3. It is now possible to assign different colors (or fonts) to different parts of text in one label (I have seen How to make a different font and color of text in labels? )? If so,...
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Change text\ font size element using Arcpy

I try to change the font size and the element xy position of text element for several maps. Right now the font size is 21.79 and the xy position is: elm.elementPositionX = 8.204 elm.elementPositionY ...
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Converting an image into a font to label point features

How do you convert an image (ex: company logo) into a font and store it within arcmap so that it can be called upon to label point features with?
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QGIS Set label text quadrant as above baseline or below the top of the ascent

In the product description for a topographic map over Sweden there is a recommendation to use an abbribute field containing digits to quadrant placement of labels in a point shapefile containing all ...
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How to get Myriad Pro as font in ArcMap

I have an ArcPy script tool that exports a map with appropriate labels (10.1 SP1) and my coworker who made the original mxd that I'm basing it on is using Myriad Pro as the font for the text elements. ...
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Ordnance Survey Master Map font in QGIS 2.14 [duplicate]

I have been trying to style some OSMM data using their supplied QML files which include a font with some of their symbology in. I've added the font to my system (ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and when viewed in ...
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Setting default label font in QGIS?

QGIS currently does not have a way to set a default font to be used for labelling, and being lazy I'm getting tired of having to set our house font styling for every layer I create or use (see change ...
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change font of any particular column in arcgis

I have shapefile with table having 10 columns. How to change font of only 1 particular column in arcgis 10.1 or any other software. For example if the table is having Calibri font for all 10 columns, ...
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Why font size doesn't set for text in MapBasic?

I have annotations layer with that was imported from ArcGIS and want to set font in MapInfo. ArcGIS annotations contains its settings inside annotations objects (in Shape field, as I guess) but this ...