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First post, by kingcake

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I'm trying to make up some retro framed processors and I'd like to use quotes from PC Mag. But I want to replicate their font. I tried googling and nothing.

So this is a long shot. Anyone know/remember what font PC Mag used?

Reply 2 of 9, by jheronimus

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I used to edit a printed magazine seven years ago and I remember one time our designer used some kind of a plugin in Adobe InDesign to identify a font from an image. It worked to some degree. I'll be damned if I remember how he did that, but maybe there's some online tool these days that can do that.

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Reply 4 of 9, by leileilol

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jheronimus wrote on 2020-06-26, 23:33:

but maybe there's some online tool these days that can do that.

WhatTheFont and FontSquirrel does try at least. I'm assuming this thread is referring to the old Impact-looking font

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Reply 7 of 9, by VileR

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Intel486dx33 wrote on 2020-06-29, 04:34:

I would try Adobe Indesign program.

First you might want to try reading the questions you're replying to.

@kingcake: those look like Helvetica Condensed Black (title) and Times New Roman (paragraph). The printing or the scan makes them a little bit "heavier"/bolder than the typical result on a screen, but there are a few ways to replicate that effect.

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