Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Selecting fonts for desktop use, part of Typekit Quick Start.
- Typekit also allows you to use fonts…with your desktop applications as well.…Let's explore how the process of using fonts…on your desktop works.…To do that I'm going to be demonstrating…a mock up here that I have in Illustrator…of my web project.…So maybe I was doing a mockup…to show a client beforehand…and it looks okay, it's pretty close to…the finished web project…but I'm using all fallback fonts at the moment…and it would be really nice if I could use…fonts that were a little closer or…the exact fonts that I was using in my project.…
So to do that I'm going to go out to Typekit…and the first thing that I want to point out to you guys…is fonts that you use for your online projects…you'll find in kits and we've detailed the process…of building kits.…Fonts that you're going to use for your desktop…are what's considered to be synced fonts.…And I have a little menu item right here…that I can click on…and that will show you any fonts that you…have synced up to your desktop.…Currently Typekit's telling me…I don't have any so I need to go ahead and choose some.…
- What are web fonts?
- Understanding the Typekit setup requirements
- Browsing fonts
- Creating favorites
- Adding fonts to kits
- Using the Kit Editor
- Customizing selectors
- Defining fallback fonts
- Selecting fonts for desktop use
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Choosing Fonts
3. Deploying Fonts
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