Ever need to track down exactly which font was used in a client’s old logo?

You can make that task much easier, using the great WhatTheFont tool on the MyFonts website. Upload a scanned image of the typography in question and this website will automatically generate a list of the closest matches in their huge database of known fonts.

Plus, if you find the font you are looking for, you can buy it directly from

This is a pretty handy trick!

Source: We featured this tip over two years ago way back in QuickTips #02. We’re rerunning it this week as part of our special all-fonts issue of QuickTips.