OpenType support and automatic glyph replacement


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OpenType support and automatic glyph replacement

As we've seen in the previous movie, OpenType fonts can have a tremendous amount of glyphs and characters inside of them. As a designer, I can start to set some type and then I can start to go through my Glyphs panel and pick out and find what special characters might exist for the particular font that I am using at that time. But that could be very, very time consuming, and it would also mean that, well, I would have certain characters available for me for certain typefaces, but if my client decided, "I don't like that typeface, switch it up with something else," just by switching from one typeface to another, well, that glyph may not be available in that other typeface, so I'd have to start out from scratch again and start rethinking my design.

On top of that, even if I know what all the special characters are for a particular font, I only have a finite number of keys on my keyboard, and the last thing I want to start doing is typing in codes like Alt+2974 just t...

OpenType support and automatic glyph replacement
Video duration: 9m 43s 4h 55m Intermediate

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OpenType support and automatic glyph replacement provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Type and Text

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