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Can we have multiple fonts.xml files in android source code for minikin? [on hold]

Can i add my own fontsOwn.xml in android lollipop source code for my own workspace? And as a followup, how the application comes to know font mappings are specified in fonts.xml? And what all changes ...
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missing glyphs on web pages

I have a rooted Galaxy Note Pro. I'm annoyed at black blocks that appear instead of whatever symbol, when reading web pages. I copied Code2000, Symbola, and the BMP Fallback ttf files to ...
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Why are characters turning into blocks?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. On the lock screen and on pop up messages some of the characters are blocks. Here is a screen shot of it: Screenshot - Block Characters (Click to enlarge) I'm not sure ...
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How can I read OL Chiki characters on Android?

OL Chiki characters are not displaying on Android phone whose Unicode range is [1C50-1C7F] . I know of only two processes to display such characters: By installing OL Chiki Unicode font. But my ...
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How to have a keyboard with all caps labels all the time?

I would like to use an Android keyboard that always displays the letters in uppercase, very much like they are displayed in real computer keyboards and iOS (at least until some time ago). Is there ...
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Is there a way I can make the font size smaller on default messaging app of LG L70

I have a rooted LG L70 (D325) and I want to make the font size of default messaging app smaller. I changed the font size on the settings but it is quite large to me that the person beside my can read ...
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How about if you have an LG e440 which is rooted and its unable to to power on?

I was changing the systems fonts when it went off before I finished changing them so that they could function and know when you power on it only shows you LG. I need to get those files back but I have ...
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Easiest way to add a font so Chrome will recognize it on a Nexus 10?

I want Chrome for Android to recognize the Verdana font on a Nexus 10. That's it. Currently, it only seems to recognize Arial, Open Sans, Times New Roman, and a couple of fixed width fonts. All of ...
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Stroke style font issue on Moto G 2nd gen. running Android Lollipop

I have an issue in Moto G 2nd Gen running Lollipop OS. It shown the stroke font style for the entire display. I thought it may or may not be an OS issue. I tried lot of times in Setting page to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 missing Sinhala fonts after Lollipop update

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Lollipop recently. Now I am unable to see any Sinhala fonts. Any fix for this?
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How do i stop characters being replaced with images?

Whenever i use e.g. the “heavy check mark” character, U+2714, it gets replaced by an image of a red check mark. I don’t want that. In some contexts i have it carefully arranged that the text is a very ...
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application for changing fonts in android 4.3

Is there any appication by which you can change the fonts of your android, which it also supports greek language? Unfortunatrlly, I don't own a well known brand, but somehow I managed to root it!
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Japanese and Korean titles are blank in Kodi/XBMC for Amazon Fire TV

I'm using original titles for my Kodi/XBMC on Amazon Fire TV, however the titles are displayed blank or '' or ' ' Any solution?
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How to show Math formulas on a website?

I am reading (in Chrome or Firefox) Math blogs, like the n-Category Café, but finding it difficult because Android will not show the Mathematical symbols (like integral signs, sums, arrows... etc). ...
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Hindi font not seen properly

I had rooted my canvas 2 phone to install gujarati font. It's done successfully. But now onwards I can not see Hindi font. when I see hindi font on whatsup, sms, hingkhoj directory or type hindi it ...
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Hindi font seen as Nepali

I had rooted my canvas 2 phone to install gujarati font. It's done successfully. But now onwards I can not see Hindi font. when I see hindi font on whatsup, sms, hingkhoj directory or type hindi it ...
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SMS message text absurdly large

My LG Optimus Fuel (running factory-installed, non-rooted KitKat) is displaying SMS and MMS message text in the Messaging app at a very large size, as seen below. I have looked through the app's ...
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How do I change the terminal font?

I notice a difference in the terminal font between two of my Android devices, specifically in terms of character coverage (in both cases it's the terminal shell of JuiceSSH). How do I set the font ...
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Font on my AMOLED display has white border

I noticed that text on my Galaxy S3 is bad looking. This is how it should look And this is how it is looking On the second image you can see white border around every letter.. But, when I ...
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Mathematical fonts in Android

I am reading the following (mathematical) website https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/ in android (using chrome webreader). The problem is that mathematical formulas and even simple symbols like ...
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Add fonts to Hancom office, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, which came with Hancom office. I write many multilingual documents and the fonts that are available are just boring. I have many fonts, (.ttf and .otf) that I have ...
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Installing a font in android [duplicate]

I have a TTF font file which I can double click in windows and click install and that font gets installed. But in case of Android Putting TTF in /system/fonts alone doesn't help Using font changers ...
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How to install Noto font on Android?

Google builds a beautiful font (Noto) for the world. How can I replace the system default font with the Noto font?
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How to change font in Huawei Honor 3C without root

I have a huawei Honor 3C phone. I want to change font in this phone ( English to Sinhala ) But there are not option to do this.
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How to turn off or disable text font anti aliasing or smoothing globally or just for one app?

How do I turn off font smoothing globally or just for one app like firefox? Can it be done with a mod like cyanogenmod or xposed framework?
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How to install Regional fonts in Sony Xperia Dual M

How can I install punjabi fonts in my andriod phone? I have a Sony Xperia Dual M.
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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Is it possible to change Android font in all apps?

Is it possible to change the Android font in all apps, including the keyboard? I have successfully changed the system font, but here and there I find odd fonts, such as in Flipboard and on my ...
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I am having Xolo Play smartphone. I want to support it Gujarati Font. How can I do that? [duplicate]

I am using smartphone xolo play. I tried to download the gujarati font library to support Gujarati Font. But not able to achieve it. So please guide me how can I support Gujarati font in my xolo play ...
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What is the default chinese font in Android?

What is the default Chinese font in Android and where are they stored so that I can get the font files?
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Changing font of Xperia SP stock Clock Widget

I rooted my Xperia SP and managed to change all fonts to Roboto Condensed. Only issue I am having is with the clock widget. I am not sure which font is used by the stock clock widget. I managed to ...
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How to install regional font in Moto G?

How to install a regional font for India on the Moto G? I have tried this but its required rooted device; is there any way to do it without root?
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How do I import a downloaded font into the Phonto app?

I am trying to import a font that I downloaded from http://dafont.com site into the Phonto app. I am using WinZip on my PC. I have the HTC One phone. I have no clue what to do.
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I have a Kindle book with a deviating font, can I change it to normal?

Most of the books on my Kindle for Android app display with the same font, which I find good enough for reading. But I have just one book which uses different typography, and it is bad enough to ...
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Set font size in Opera

Opera Mini has an option to choose between small/medium/large font sizes. I tried to find this option in the new Opera browser for Android, but couldn't. Is there any way at all to set the font size ...
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Chess Glyphs in Logitech Revue

On my Logitech Revue, different glyphs are rendered for the chess symbols than on my computer. Computer: Revue: Using Panopticlick, I've ascertained that the fonts installed on the Revue are: ...
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Cyrillic font not displaying properly in Android

I have installed Evernote on a Lenovo P770 (running Android). The problem is, some Cyrillic text is displayed with strange hardly readable font. At the same time Cyrillic text with another font is ...
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Install fonts to Quickoffice?

I'm looking to get the standard Word fonts on QuickOffice for Android. Is it possible? All my searches on the internet have yielded nothing. If it isn't possible, are the fonts that QuickOffice does ...
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How to show local language fonts in Chrome?

How to show Gujarati language font in Chrome for Android? I cannot read any Gujarati site like divyabhaskar.com, etc. By the way in Opera Mini for Android browser there is the ability to show bitmap ...
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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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How do I Change the Font Text Style in Sony Experia M without rooting phone?

I want to change the default font style on Sony xperia M without rooting my phone. How do I do this?
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Why does the system not recognize my fonts?

My phone is a rooted Nexus S running the custom ROM Replicant. I copied twelve font files comprising three fonts (Arimo, Cousine, and Tinos) from my computer to the SD card, used a root file manager ...
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How can I type Indian Rupee symbol?

I want Indian Rupee Symbol (₹) font in my android, so I can type it in message or anywhere I would like to. But, I can't find it in my keyboard. Can anybody please suggest me where can I get ...
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nexus 10 tablet characters illegible

I've installed two apps on my Nexus 10 tablet and the characters show up as boxes with x's through them as shown below. i'be contacted the developers of the Rosetta Stone app to no avail. I'm in ...
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How to change /system/fonts directory permission to writable in switch off mode?

I have Micromax A57 android 2.3.5 rooted phone, I have installed font using "Font Installer Root" application , after installing successfully I realize that font is not good, then after I delete that ...
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Enable tamil font without rooting the phone [duplicate]

I have Micromax a87 android phone,in my phone doesn't support the Tamil font in browsers and Facebook,YouTube. I searched for solution but shows that its possible only by rooting the mobile.I don't ...
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How to Enable Android phone for full Tamil Indic Interface

I'd like to buy an Android phone to gift to somebody who only knows Tamil. From the little research I've done there are Android phones setup in Indic languages available readymade (like Robosoft), but ...
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Set Google Chrome default font

As of this morning, Google Chrome Beta has suddenly begun using a silly font (HYTravel) as the default in web pages. (See screenshot below.) Setting the Android default application font (a feature ...
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Does Android support new fonts?

Does the Android operating system support installing new fonts? I am that person who adores calligraphy and improving handwriting, and I am proud to say that my handwriting is now more beautiful than ...
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How can I enlarge the fonts on Wikipedia in Chrome?

On most web sites, when I look at them with Chrome on my phone (a Nexus 4 running stock Android 4.2.2), I can adjust the font size by double-tapping a column of text to make it widen to fill the ...