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How to Use Adobe Typekit Fonts

May 31, 2016 Comments

To create appealing and appropriate designs, it's important to have a selection of fonts to choose from, especially if you are working with multiple languages. However, accessing a useful library of fonts can be complicated or really expensive. A few years ago, Adobe launched Typekit to give designe...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Adobe, Adobe Typekit, DTP, Fonts
Working with Fonts in MS Word

April 29, 2015 1 Comments

Microsoft Word has been the most popular word processing software since the 1980's. People share files every day without paying much attention to the fonts used. Font details may be irrelevant for small and simple files, but large documents with complex layout designs or text in a language that requ...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
MS Docs, Fonts, MS Word Fonts, font substitution
Arabic Fonts: The ongoing challenge

November 25, 2014 Comments

Finding an Arabic font with the 4 faces: Regular, Italic, Bold and Bold Italic is like finding a needle in a haystack. If you find it, you are hampered with the technical challenges you face if you decide to use it. So what’s the problem? Why are there only a few trusted and faithful fonts for Arabi...

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
Arabic, Font, Fonts, Typography, Arabic Script, Right to Left Language, Joining Script, Diacritics, glyph, Harakat, Tashkeel
How to Use Fonts for CCJK Characters and Punctuations

December 23, 2013 Comments

When you have an English flyer, brochure, or manual and want it to be translated and desktop published (DTP) into CCJK (Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean), this article will be a good start to help you understand some standards and best practices when dealing with Asian la...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Fonts, DTP, Chinese, Korean, Japanese
How to Choose the Right Fonts for Multilingual Documents

February 29, 2012 1 Comments

Using the appropriate fonts for any multilingual documentation is of the utmost importance. The chosen font creates a tone for your overall project and/or marketing materials. Choosing the right fonts for translated documents should be considered carefully when you start the document formatting proc...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
DTP, Fonts, Multilingual, Document Translation

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