Understanding document fonts


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Understanding document fonts

Fonts, if not managed correctly, can cause output issues. Let's take a look at how InDesign handles fonts and the new document font folder. If I want to see what fonts were used in this document, I can go underneath my Type menu and choose Find Font. In here I see a list of all the fonts used in this document, and just as importantly, see where they're located. When I click on the very first font, I can see down here it's in a document-installed font folder. Well, what exactly is that? Well, that's a new feature in CS5. When you package your document, it makes a document font folder and collects all the fonts used in your document.

This is very important when you're handing off a native InDesign file for output and you want to make sure your fonts are being used when they output your file. Now if this information is not being shown, there is a little toggle over here between less and more information. Go ahead and click Done here, and I'm going to go look at another w...

Understanding document fonts
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Understanding document fonts 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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