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Using Illustrator's Glyphs Panel for icon fonts

Hello there, welcome back to Creative Quick Tips. My name is Justin Sealy and in this video, I'm going to be revisiting a Quick Tip that I talked about some time ago and that's talking about using Font Awesome in regular applications like Illustrator and Photoshop. Now the Quick Tip that we had before is still completely a viable way of getting Font Awesome into your applications. But someone did email with a different method for using Font Awesome specifically in Illustrator. And so, I wanted to talk to you about that today. So, if you have not downloaded Font Awesome, you can go to fontawesome.io, and you can download the Font Awesome package.

And then just install the True Type font or something like that on your system. Once you do that, jump over into Illustrator and inside of Illustrator, beforehand what I was telling you to do was go to this Font Awesome cheat sheet, copy the glyph that you want to use and then paste it in here, switch over to Font Awesome and it would just magically app...

Using Illustrator's Glyphs Panel for icon fonts
Video duration: 3m 15s 7h 1m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 09, 2015

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Using Illustrator's Glyphs Panel for icon fonts provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creative Quick Tips

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Design Web
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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