OpenType and ligatures


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OpenType and ligatures

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to OpenType fonts and the OpenType palette here inside of Illustrator and we will even switch out a few ligatures and if that sounds like the nerdiest thing ever, I assure you it is, but it's all for a good cause. We are making our document look that much better. The document in question is called, this time around, Composed & justified.ai. If you are just joining me for whatever reason, found inside the 08_type folder and let's take a look at the fonts that are available to our system. I'm just going to go up to Type menu and choose Font here so that we can see not only the names of fonts rendered in their fonts of course, but also we are seeing these icons over to the left and these icons have a very specific meaning.

For example, this guy right there, this red A means that we are looking at a PostScript Type 1 font and this sort of multi colored T, we have got a gray T, with a blue T in front of it. That means we are l...

OpenType and ligatures
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OpenType and ligatures provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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Illustrator
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