Thomas Phinney

ARCHIVE: This session was presented at CreativePro Week 2019 in Seattle.

Taking Advantage of Advanced Font Features

Wednesday, 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

We all love fonts, and InDesign makes it easy to do awesome things with fonts… as long as you know which fonts can do what! Fonts can also be the foundation of much frustration, but Thomas will tell you how to tame your tricky text!

  • how to tell which fonts support which OpenType features and more with the Glyphs panel
  • the wonders of Stylistic Sets, the ever-changing grab-bag feature
  • the magical Adobe font folders: avoiding activation woes, and a surprising secret
  • tricks with the “Find Font dialog”
  • how Adobe Typekit just got a zillion times better for InDesign and CC users, even if you aren’t using web fonts