Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Managing and packaging fonts in InDesign, part of Font Management Essential Training.
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…There's no shortage of tools and features for working with fonts in InDesign.…You can quickly enable or disable fonts for a…specific document or for the application as a whole.…There are also tools for finding exactly which fonts are…used in a document, and if need be, replacing them.…Plus, when it's time to archive a document,…or send it to someone else, you can…package the fonts in a folder, so there…won't be any problems with missing fonts later on.…So let's take a look at managing and packaging fonts with InDesign.…I'll start by opening an InDesign documen that I know has some font problems.…
I'll go to the Exercise Files, Chapter…nine, lesson two, and double-click the InDesign file.…And right away I am greeted with the missing fonts dialogue box, which tells me…that there are two fonts used in…this document that aren't available on my system.…And that a substitute…font will be used until I get those fonts activated.…I can either just acknowledge this and dismiss the dialog box by clicking OK.…Or I can use the find font feature and…
- What is a font?
- Understanding TrueType, PostScript, and OpenType fonts
- Using web fonts
- Understanding what fonts come with your computer
- Purchasing fonts
- Activating and deactivating fonts
- Installing fonts
- Using Mac Font Book or Suitcase Fusion
- Choosing font management software
- Identifying fonts
- Creating fonts in InDesign