Understanding font types


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Understanding font types

In this chapter, we are going to focus on using fonts in Illustrator. Now, I am not here to teach you about which fonts are best to use for your design. I am assuming that as a designer, or as an aspiring designer, you already know about those. There are different classifications like serif fonts or sans-serif fonts. But I want to talk more about the technology about using the fonts so that you can better take advantage of some of the features found inside of Illustrator. Now, overall there are three kinds of fonts that you are going to be using on a day-to-day basis. And if I over here go into Illustrator's Type menu and I choose Font, I can see here a list of all the fonts currently installed on my machine, but to the left of all the names of the fonts, you will see these icons.

Some of them have these little green and black O's, some of them have these little double T's that are here, and some of them have this red A, and that identifies the different type of font that ...

Understanding font types
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Understanding font types 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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