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  • Help needed to identify a font

    Hi - I need some help - I need to identify this font, was trying to run this through all my friends and cam empty.
    Thanks Margaret[IMG]
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    Last edited by MargaretJ; 05-29-2006, 01:14 AM.

  • #2
    Hi Margaret, welcome to the forum.

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    Edit: Nevermind, it looks like you figured it out.

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    • #3
      hmmm toughie.
      I work while you are all asleep...

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      • #4
        Try here: http://www.identifont.com/

        It asks you a series of questions about characteristics of the font, and comes up with matches.

        I tried it, and it didn't match your sample, but perhaps you have access to more characters in your sample than you posted. In particular the capital Q and the capital W.

        I can do a little bit more looking on Tuesday when I get back to work (that's where my font book lives), but you might have better luck in the meantime if you have more in your sample.
        "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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        • #5
          http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/itc/resavska-itc/light

          ?

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          • #6
            Close PD, but the lowercase y doesn't match at all. That's a real characteristic on this font, methinks.

            Actually, Nicholas Cochin came close on the lowercase y, but the g didn't have the open end on the left. Plus the ascender to x-height ratio was nowhere close.
            "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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            • #7
              Can also try What the Font.

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              • #8
                On the sample I can't see if the serif's are square or have a filet between the leg and the bar. Neither can Whatthefont apparently cuz it gave me both.

                The person needs to get a flatter sample to run through either identifier. Part of the problem is the bloating.

                It sure is an oddball. I don't recognize that y for anything. Freeware?

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                • #9
                  Or possibly even a system font of some sort. That's why I wish I had my font book here.

                  Actually, Nicholas Cochin has that kind of lowercase y, but as I said, the ascenders are way taller in proportion to the x-height.

                  What's killing me is I feel like I've seen this font before, but every name I've typed into myfonts is not even close.

                  I'd go looking for the lowercase y and the lowercase g for sure, they seem really unique.
                  "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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                  • #10
                    whatever it is, it's beautiful.
                    You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. --GWB

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                    • #11
                      Yup, I agree EC. That's why I want to identify it, I want to use it myself if I've already got it!
                      "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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                      • #12
                        I thought it might be an interpretation of a Rudolph Koch Font, with the trademark open double storey 'g'.
                        I work while you are all asleep...

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                        • #13
                          lol people, you are going to put this in favorites )))
                          http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/
                          My website: http://ilyatitov.com/

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                          • #14
                            yup, yaruski, we know about that one (read the previous posts, we all went there first).

                            Identifont is also good.

                            Now, you crazy Russian you, what's the font in the sample?
                            "Lucy, you got some 'splainin' to do!" - Ricky Ricardo

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                            • #15
                              that one?
                              Resavska ITC Light
                              :
                              My website: http://ilyatitov.com/

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