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Font Management with Ted LoCascio: Previewing fonts
With literally thousands of fonts now available for download, it's no wonder that nearly every designer needs a system for managing them. In Font Management, Ted LoCascio discusses various font types, where to download both free and for-purchase fonts online, and how to manually manage fonts on both the Mac and Windows platforms. He also profiles a number of third-party font management applications, including Suitcase, FontAgent Pro, Font Book, Font Reserve, and Linotype FontExplorer, and explains how to handle fonts for print output and electronic distribution.
In this clip, Lynda.com host Ted LoCascio discusses how to preview fonts in Suitcase Fusion. He covers the fonts pane, where the fonts are located, open the triangles next to each Suitcase for more information, and what Suitcase details about the fonts, where they are located on the system, the type of fonts that they are, who made the fonts, and so on.
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Ted LoCascio has been a professional graphic designer for more than ten years, and is an expert in Photoshop, Elements, InDesign, Illustrator, and QuarkXPress. He served as senior designer at KW Media and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) for several years, and has created layouts and designs for many successful software training books, videos, and magazines, as well as for advertising and marketing materials.
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