Avoiding common font problems


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Avoiding common font problems

We'll take a look at common font problems and how to avoid them using the tools in InDesign. Let's look at what fonts were used in this document. I'm going to go under my Type menu and pick Find Font, and I notice all the fonts in my document are listed here. Now if I don't see the More Info below, I can click on the little Less Info/More Info toggles button. When I click on a font up above, I can see some information about it, including where it's currently being located on this computer. It's in a document-installed font folder, and that of course was created at time of packaging-- packaging is something I cover in a later movie.

When I look at another font here, I know it's Helvetica. Now, Helvetica happens to be a Mac OS system font in this case, so I can verify that by looking at the path. It's in the System/Library/Fonts folder. Now although Helvetica is a great font to use, it could cause potential font conflicts because of the location. One way to avoi...

Avoiding common font problems
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Avoiding common font problems provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Wamser as part of the InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelines

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Design
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InDesign
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