Using the Glyphs panel


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Using the Glyphs panel

In the previous movie, I spoke about two different kinds of OpenType fonts, something called OpenType Standard fonts and something called OpenType Pro Fonts. Now again, these are the names that Adobe gives them, but other manufacturers may create, again, two different types of OpenType fonts: those that have basic features or what we call basic character sets, and then we have some fonts that have extended character sets or more features inside of them. To better understand that, let's compare actually some of these different types of fonts, and to do that, we are going to use a feature inside of Illustrator called Glyphs panel.

You can find that by going to the Type menu and choosing Glyphs. Now, before we actually talk about the Glyphs panel, let's get a better understanding of what a glyph is. Now we throw around these terms like characters, for example. Like a character might be an uppercase a or a lowercase a. A glyph is a picture. It's a picture that describes a charac...

Using the Glyphs panel
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Using the Glyphs panel 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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