Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Typekit fonts on the desktop, part of Up and Running with Typekit.
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- Using synced Typekit fonts in your applications…is just as simple as using any other installed font.…So let's finish our project out…by replacing these placeholder fonts…with the fonts that we've downloaded from Typekit.…So I have my Illustrator mockup open,…and what I'm gonna do is select the top heading…up here, "Up & Running with Typekit."…I'll grab my Character pull-down menu…and I'm gonna go up and find Abril Fatface,…which, again, we downloaded from Typekit.…Next I'm gonna go down and select "James."…Now, of course, we're using an Adobe application here.…
But you don't have to use an Adobe application…in order to use these fonts, you can use them anywhere.…So Microsoft Office, apps, really anything…that you've got on your desktop, you can use these fonts.…Now, for "James," I'm gonna find…Nimbus Sans Condensed, and I want to make sure…I choose the bold option on that, that looks good.…And then finally I'll get "Williamson"…and grab the pull-down menu, and I want…to go find Nimbus Sans Condensed.…Now, there is a little bit of an advantage…
- 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