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Electra

Electra® by Linotype
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Electra Font Family was designed by William Addison Dwiggins, and published by Linotype. Electra contains 8 styles and family package options. More about this family
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Electra Display Bold Cursive
Electra Display Bold Cursive
Electra Display Cursive
Electra Roman
Electra Display Bold
Electra Cursive
Electra Bold
Electra Bold Cursive
Electra Display Roman

Electra Display Bold Cursive - Glyph Count: 255

This is a listing of all 255 glyphs contained in the font, including OpenType variants that may only be accessible via OpenType-aware applications.

Each basic character (“A”) is followed by Unicode variants of the same character (Á, Ä…), then OpenType variants (small caps, alternates, ligatures…). This way you can see all the variations on a single character in one place.

Electra Display Bold Cursive image Electra Display Bold Cursive image
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    Electra Display Bold Cursive
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    Electra Display Cursive
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    Electra Roman
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    Electra Display Bold
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    Electra Cursive
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    Electra Bold
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    Electra Bold Cursive
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    Electra Display Roman
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  • Electra Display Bold Cursive image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-BoldCursiveDis
    Family Name: Electra LT Std Display
    Sub-Family Name: Bold Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 255
    File Size: 42928
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Display Cursive image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-CursiveDisplay
    Family Name: Electra LT Std Display
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 255
    File Size: 42532
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Roman image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-Regular
    Family Name: Electra LT Std
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 422
    File Size: 59644
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt c2sc frac kern liga lnum onum ordn pnum smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Display Bold image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-BoldDisplay
    Family Name: Electra LT Std Display
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 255
    File Size: 41692
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Cursive image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-Cursive
    Family Name: Electra LT Std
    Sub-Family Name: Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 279
    File Size: 46464
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga lnum onum ordn pnum sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Bold image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-Bold
    Family Name: Electra LT Std
    Sub-Family Name: Bold
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 422
    File Size: 62472
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt c2sc frac kern liga lnum onum ordn pnum smcp sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Bold Cursive image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-BoldCursive
    Family Name: Electra LT Std
    Sub-Family Name: Bold Italic
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 279
    File Size: 45204
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga lnum onum ordn pnum sups tnum
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish
  • Electra Display Roman image
  • Full Font Name: ElectraLTStd-Display
    Family Name: Electra LT Std Display
    Sub-Family Name: Regular
    Format: OpenType CFF
    Version: Version 2.000 Build 1000
    Glyph Count: 255
    File Size: 41708
    Character Sets: ASCII,EBCDIC-CP-BE (Western Europe),IBM CP 037 (English),IBM CP 1140 (Western Europe),ISO Latin-1,ISO Latin-15 (Western Europe),MS CP 1252 (Western Europe),Mac Icelandic,Mac Roman
    OT Features: aalt frac kern liga ordn sups
    Supported Languages: Catalan, Danish, German, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Albanian, Swedish

Licensing Options

You can use this font in any of the following places. Read the full EULA text for details about each license. If you have a usage in mind that's not covered by these licenses, contact us and we'll see what we can do.

Desktop: for use on a desktop workstation

For the most common uses, both personal and professional, for use in desktop applications with a font menu.

For example:

  • Install the font on your Mac OS X or Windows system
  • Use the font within desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Mac Pages, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • Create and print documents, as well as static images (.jpeg, .tiff, .png)

Desktop licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed. You can change the number of users by clicking the quantity dropdown option on Buying Choices or Cart pages.

Please be sure to review the listing foundry's Desktop license agreement as some restrictions may apply—such as use in logos/trademarks, geographic restrictions (number of locations), and products that will be sold.

Adding users later:

Desktop licenses are cumulative. If you require a Desktop license that covers additional users, simply place a new order for the same Desktop package, for the number of additional users.

Electra Desktop EULA

Webfont: for your website

Webfonts can be used across multiple websites/domains as long as the websites/domains all belong to the single License Owner, and the pageviews are not exceeded. Agencies responsible for multiple clients' websites, for example web design agencies or hosting providers, may not share a single webfont license across multiple clients' websites.

Every time the webpage using the webfont kit is loaded (i.e, the webfont kit CSS which holds the @font-face rule is called) the counting system counts a single pageview for each webfont within the webfont kit.

For usage in graphic images shown on the website, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

This font's webfont license is:

Annual

You get a total number of prepaid pageviews that can be used over time. This means that you will pre-pay for a number of pageviews, then you'll have to come back to order more after your site has been viewed that number of times.

For example, if you order 250,000 page views, when your webpages using the webfonts have been viewed 250,000 times, you will need to buy the webfont package again for an additional number of prepaid pageviews. Pageviews are valid for 1 year.

Electra WebFont EULA

App: for embedding in mobile applications

Select this license type when you are developing an app for iOS, Android, or Windows Phone, and you will be embedding the font file in your mobile application's code.

This font's app license is:

For One Year

Unlimited installations of one app title for one year.

Electra App EULA

Server: for applications that produce a deliverable with fonts embedded

A server license is required for sites, web apps, or services that allow a non-licensed user to utilize the font to create a product (for example, personalized t-shirts, PDF receipts, business cards, and pictures with captions, et cetera).

This license is valid for one year and is renewed each year that the font remains in use.

The price is based upon the number of servers on which the font is installed. Development servers do not count toward the limit. A font downloaded with this license cannot be used in SaaS, where the service is the product rather that the item that is created.

Not to be confused with…

The 'Server' name can be a bit slippery. Server fonts can be installed on a server and used by remote users or automated processes to create items. These licenses are fairly common for e-commerce websites that allow their customers to interact with the font via the business' webpage interface, customize a printed hard-good product, and they'd purchase/receive the hard-good product.

This is not to be confused with multiple multi-user Desktop licenses. Desktop font licenses are based on the number of users of the fonts; in other words, the number of computers in which the font will be installed.

Electra Server EULA

ePub: for embedding in e-text products

You can use an ePub license to embed the font in an electronic publication such as an eBook, eMagazine, eNewspaper, or interactive PDF.

An ePub license is based on the number of publications in which the font is used. Each issue counts as a separate publication. Regional or format variations don't count as separate publications.

Updated versions of publications that are free to previous customers do not need a new license; otherwise, each new version that is released counts as a separate publication.

For font usage in graphic images shown as the ePub cover, consider a Desktop license instead as most allow for it.

Electra ePUB EULA

Digital Ads: for use in HTML5 ads

You can use this type of license to embed fonts into digital ads, such as ads built using HTML5.

We'll supply a kit containing webfonts that can be used within digital ads, such as banner ads. This kit may be shared with third parties who are working on your behalf to produce the ad creatives, however you are wholly responsible for it.

HTML5 ads use webfonts, so why purchase a Digital Ads license rather than a Webfont license?

There are a few reasons, such as the Digital Ads EULA having terms that enable usage in digital ads and on advertising networks.

Digital advertisements also have different usage patterns compared to websites. Most websites generally have consistent pageviews month-to-month whereas advertising impressions can vary wildly month-to-month. Prices reflect this, making it much less expensive to use a Digital Ad license.

If you know the number of impressions the campaign requires, that amount can be ordered before the campaign begins. For campaigns where number impressions is unknown until the end of the campaign, you can true up at the end of each calendar month. Impressions are valid for 4 years.

Electra Digital Ads EULA

About Electra Font Family


Venecian Old Face fonts had a strong influence on typeface design in the 1930s and 1940s in England. Such influence is evident in the font Electra, designed by William A. Dwiggins for Linotype in 1935. Electra combines its classic roots with the Zeitgeist of the 1930s, also displaying characteristics of the Bauhaus and Art Deco styles.

Designers: William Addison Dwiggins

Publisher: Linotype

Foundry: Linotype

Orignial Foundry: Linotype

Design Owner: Linotype

MyFonts debut: Sep 14, 2000

Electra® is a trademark of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain other jurisdictions.