Explore fonts Print Production


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Exploring fonts

If somebody sends you an Illustrator file and they don't send you the fonts that they used to create it, you are going to have a missing font. So I have that problem with this file. But I have no choice, I have to work on it. So when I click Open I have to figure out where the problem is. Well, I can read all the text, so where is the issue? If I go up to Type > Find Font, then Illustrator is going to report which font is missing. So when I choose CityBold, you can see that it selects the first item that uses that font. What font is it using right now? It's actually an internal font that Illustrator uses to approximate what was used before, and it's not something you want to stick with.

You always want to replace it with an official font. I can choose either from what's used in the document or I can choose what's used on my system; what's available on my system. I like Myriad Pro, it's not fancy, but it's reliable, and I know that anybody who has a Creati...

Exploring fonts
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Exploring fonts provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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