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How to make an Android device to display complex rendering of Indic characters?

Please excuse the length of this question. I need to explain all this to help others and to avoid helpful contributors to provide answer without asking clarifications. My requirement in one line: "to ...
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How can I install custom fonts on Android? [duplicate]

I am trying to display a Powerpoint slide deck on an android tablet, but the slides contain fonts that don't exist in android. Is there a way to install custom fonts on the tablet? If so, how?
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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 to install full Unicode fonts

The page http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammurapi contains several occurrences of the character Ḫ (1E2A;LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H WITH BREVE BELOW), http://codepoints.net/U+1E2A which does not display on ...
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How can install a Hindi font in Android 2.1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 and I want to install a Hindi font on it. How can I do this?
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Indic font(Kannada) is not rendering properly in Android ICS

I am trying to get the kannada font support for Android ICS. I rooted my Xperia Neo L phone which is running Android ICS 4.0.4 and installed Kannada font (Lohit-Kannada.ttf). I have also included the ...
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Is there a user accessible font size preference?

I would like to change the font size throughout the entire operating system, not just in one app or on one screen. Is there a way to do this? Searching the internet brought up someone saying the ...
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Does Android 4.0 (ICS) support Kannada Font?

I am developing one regional language kannada news app,in which my problem is that,in 2.2 and 2.3 the app does not suppport kannada fonts whereas 3.0 supports kannada font. One month back I heard ...
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Text having stroke/outline on Android Lollipop

I have an issue in Moto G 2nd Gen running Lollipop. It shown a stroke/outline on the text for the entire display. I thought it may or may not be an OS issue. I tried searching this option in Settings ...
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How to help Android users with reduced ability to see

What can we do in Android phone to help users whose ability to see is reduced? To be clear they are not blind persons, they are just 55+ years old and with age they have reduced ability to see. When ...
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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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Microsoft "web safe" fonts on Android?

I was testing various Android web browsers (but I think the stock one is fine) and noticed that the MS "web safe" fonts (Trebuchet, Verdana, Tahoma and the like) were displayed with substitute fonts. ...
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How to replace system font of a Galaxy Tab 7.7?

How do I replace the default system font on a Galaxy Tab 7.7, by a .ttf font?
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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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