Chapter 16. Fonts

Fonts

Fonts are typefaces that appear onscreen and in printed documents. When they’re properly installed, they appear on all Font menus and in font lists.

Mac OS, which has long been a favorite operating system among design professionals who work extensively with fonts, has several tools for managing fonts and using them in documents:

  • Font Book (Figure 1) is an application that enables you to install, preview, search, activate, and deactivate fonts with an easy-to-use interface.

    Font Book offers an easy-to-use interface for managing and previewing fonts.

    Figure 1. Font Book offers an easy-to-use interface for managing and previewing fonts.

  • The Font panel (Figure 46) enables you to apply and manage fonts within ...

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