Previewing fonts as you use them


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Previewing fonts as you use them

If you're an experienced designer, you already probably have your favorite fonts, or you at least in your mind have a pretty good understanding about which fonts might work for a particular application. So you know what they look like. However, we are adding new fonts all the time. It's funny I have a bumper sticker that says, "Whoever dies with the most fonts wins." As designers, we're always looking for that edge. We want to find that unique typeface that no one else has and that works just perfectly for a particular type application or a logo. The problem though is that sometimes we are looking for some kind of inspiration and we need a way to quickly identify what a typeface looks like.

Of course, we can go through printed book specimens and see what those typefaces look like. But if I come here to Illustrator and I create a new document and I go ahead and I take a look at the Type menu and I see where it says Font, I see a list of all my fonts, but you will notic...

Previewing fonts as you use them
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Previewing fonts as you use them 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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Design
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Illustrator
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