It's tricky to find what font was used in a project if you didn't produce the original work, or it was so long ago you've forgotten. There are a few options available that may help you solve that problem—find out more to help you decide on what to use in your projects.
- [Narrator] Hi and welcome to Design Tools Weekly … with me, Tony Harmer. … And this week, we're going to look at the problem … of finding a font that you don't have. … And this one is actually based on a real world scenario, … I was asked to recreate somebody's business card. … And all they had was a photograph of the last run of cards. … So I brought into Photoshop, removed the information … that we don't need. … And I've also up sampled it slightly, … because it's got good, crisp edges. … The automatic up sampling algorithm … works pretty well for that. … And then I'm going to try and match this. … So I'm going to go ahead and go to my Type menu … and come down and choose match fonts. … And you can select up to three lines, … which is kind of handy, … because that's exactly what I've got here … for the first search that I'm going to do. … And you can see it's quite dynamic, … it's working along with me as I go. … Okay, so it's coming up with a few things just there … at the moment, …
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