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What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?

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It's called FF DIN.

FF DIN font samples

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Really nice fonts. –  hims056 Sep 5 '12 at 9:54
    
Wait, is it FF DIN or FF DIN Web? Looked like the latter to me. fontshop.com/fonts/downloads/fontfont/ff_din_web –  Ates Goral Oct 15 '12 at 17:05

In addition to the official FF Din, as Ólafur said, these are the closest matches I found installed on my computer:

Leelawadee:
Leelawadee

Euphemia:
Euphemia

I don't know what these fonts came with, but here are some possible candidates on my system that comes with a bunch of fonts:

  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • MS Office Professional Plus 2010
  • Adobe Reader 9.5.1
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Just to confirm -- it is FF Din, as Ólafur noted.

http://www.fontshop.com/fonts/downloads/fontfont/ff%5Fdin/

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Noise! You could have edited his answer. –  random Sep 14 '09 at 2:04
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@JeffAtwood: It worked! The pony lost the high pace at the end of October '09! See his reputation graph. –  awe Aug 3 '12 at 10:39

I suggest trying What the Font?

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I love that site –  therefromhere Sep 9 '09 at 23:45
    
Closest match new.myfonts.com/fonts/capearcona/ca-bnd/bold –  Brad Gilbert Sep 10 '09 at 4:37
    
Nice idea, but never worked for me –  Eduardo Molteni Sep 17 '09 at 18:44

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