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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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End User License Agreements (EULAs)

Yes, you’ll find EULAs with fonts that you purchase (you did purchase them, didn’t you?), although there’s a good chance you’ve never read them. Most font foundries allow use of a purchased font on several workstations and one or two printing devices, so if you’ve bought a font for a three-person workgroup that shares one networked printer, you’re probably abiding by the EULA (commonly pronounced yoo-la).

But the licensing situation is more complex than you may have realized. When you send your job to a print service provider, you gather up all the necessary files, including fonts. Surprise—you’re probably in violation of the EULA for doing so. Here’s an excerpt from a major font foundry’s EULA:

You may send ...

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