Category: Fonts & Type
Examines the unlikely issues which arise out of using type and symbols. Missing or incomplete font sets undoubtedly cause printers and bureaux the most headaches, but there are several other issues which are not so obvious until they are encountered, and they can be hard to initially diagnose. Foreign alphabets can be a tricky situation, given that a prepress operator only fluent in English will not be able to detect a font substitution or change in Japanese Kanji! This chapter also highlights an unlikely problem of converting text to outlines.