Using fonts in Mac system applications


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Using fonts in Mac system applications

In Mac OS X applications like text, edit and pages, there's a standard font window where you can access your font collections, choose specific font families and styles, and apply typographic features. So, let's take a look at how you can work with fonts in Mac System Applications. Starting here in text edit, I have a tool bar with basic controls for formatting text right at the top of the window up here. There's a menu where I can choose a font family, and a style. And in the family menu, I have a list of recent fonts up here at the top, and a show fonts command that we'll look at in a minute. The styles menu shows me things like regular, light, oblique, bold, and so on. I also have buttons to apply bold, italic, an underline, followed by some paragraph level formatting controls. Note that the bold and italic buttons here are only available to use when the current font family includes actual bold and italic fonts. So you can't use them to apply fake italic and fake bold. They work no...

Using fonts in Mac system applications
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Using fonts in Mac system applications provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Font Management Essential Training

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