Recognising Font

  [email protected]© 20:53 27 Jun 2006
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Is there anyway of recognising specific fonts. I have some jpegs,gifs etc at work that are headings so I want to make headed paper etc but I need to use the same style writing for elsewhere on the page. Hope you understand what I mean!!

  ade.h 21:05 27 Jun 2006

There is click here (hope I have the URL right; it's typed from memory) which may help.

  [email protected]© 21:10 27 Jun 2006

Thanks ade.h I dunno if that link does it but what I need really is to copy the jpeg with the lettering in into something and it come back and say 'hey thats arial'!!

  ade.h 21:22 27 Jun 2006

It can't work a miracle! What you describe is physically not possible without a real piece of text from which to sample. OCR isn't sufficient. That website will ask you a series of questions about the font.

  wiz-king 05:05 28 Jun 2006

use unusual fonts then you must be careful to use one that others will be able to read. It's OK to use an unusual font for a printed letter heading but unless you send every thing as PDF's then any on-line reader will not see your document in the font you intended, their computer will select what it considers to be the nearest.
Another site to look through click here

  Pesala 23:51 16 Dec 2006

Bumping up this frequent question with a useful link for your bookmarks:

What Font is This? click here

You need a reasonably clear sample of at least four or five different letters of the font to give the site a decent chance of identifying it. GIF images are ideal.

  Stuartli 00:05 17 Dec 2006

You may already have what you require on your system.

In Control Panel, click on Fonts. A list will appear of the fonts available; clicking on a font will bring up a display of letters and numbers in that particular example.

  Stuartli 00:06 17 Dec 2006

There are plenty of free fonts websites.

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