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FontForge is cropping my font at the bottom and reversing changes to ascent and descent heights

I am modifying a font that was published using the Open Font Licence. So I save the existing font under a different name, open it using FontForge, and start working on it. Change the "f" just to check that everything is working OK, change the metadata so that when I install the modified font it […]

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Apple User Help

How to make an Apple Script use its local directory?

I am trying to bundle a .jar executable into an application using the solution provided here: How to create a .app folder from an executable .jar?. I deduced that main.script inside Contents -> Resources -> Scripts is using the computer’s global directories, not the application’s local directory. Thus, it fails. I found a proposed solution […]

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Graphic Design User Help

FontForge is cropping my font at the bottom and reversing changes to ascent and descent heights

I am modifying a font that was published using the Open Font Licence. So I save the existing font under a different name, open it using FontForge, and start working on it. Change the "f" just to check that everything is working OK, change the metadata so that when I install the modified font it […]

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User Help Web Apps

Render LaTeX Facebook

How do I render LaTeX in Facebook? The Chrome "Tex all the things" extension does not work. It does not render, it does not render, it does not render, it does not render. It does not render, it does not render, it does not render, it does not render.

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CSS for custom Google search box

On the site I’m trying to build: https://www.dynomotion.com/test/index-search.htm the cursor does not focus within the search box. Does anybody know I have done wrong? For the styling of the search, I use the following css: #cse-search-form { position: relative; -webkit-border-radius: 3px; -moz-border-radius: 3px; border-radius: 3px; background: #f2f2f2; padding: 3px; } .gsc-search-box-tools .gsc-search-box .gsc-input .gsc-input-box,.gsc-search-box-tools .gsc-search-box […]

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how to block browser access to fonts activated with sky fonts

I use Sky Fonts to access numerous fonts in apps like Photoshop and Illustrator. I thought one of the points of doing this is that I can still view web sites like a "regular" user… by this I mean like a user without a bunch of custom fonts downloaded on his system. But when testing […]

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Create circle packing charts in google sheets

I am trying to find a way to add a circle packing chart to a Google sheet, using the data in a google sheet as its data source The only possibility I have found is this from DHUMANITIES http://dhumanities.appspot.com/circle_packing_index.html But, either it no longer works or I am not configuring the data properly Does anyone […]

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Apple User Help

Does the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter support Mini DisplayPort?

I would like to use the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter to connect a DisplayPort monitor to my USB-C Mac. Thunderbolt 2 and Mini DisplayPort use the same connector, so it seems like this should work. Will this adapter convert Mini DisplayPort monitor signals to USB-C / Thunderbolt 3?

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In Numbers, how can I find all references to a cells?

I got B3=B2÷B1 and when I click B3 the B2 and B1 get highlighted with the colours you see. I want B3 to be highlighted when I click on either B2 or B1. My search engine and StackOverflow did not return results for for "macOS numbers find cells referencing a given cell", "find cell references"; […]

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Select a HTML option with Fake.app?

I’m trying to automate selecting an option in a HTML select. There’s no ready to use action for this. I tried a JS action with this: document.getElementById("foo").options[0].selected = ‘selected’; While that selects the option visually, it doesn’t trigger the JS to actually select it (send it to the server). How do I do this?