Help for newbie

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Help for newbie

Postby rogerp » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:23 am

I'm trying out Font Expert because I need to get some fonts ready so I can use the Missing Font Loader in Adobe Illustrator.

I've looked at the documentation and tried to figure it out, but with no success. I need to figure out if this will actually work right away so I really appreciate getting some help.

I need the steps I need to get a font, say Calibri, ready for the Missing Font Loader API.

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Help for newbie

Postby admin » Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:43 am

Automatic activation/deactivation is supported by FontExpert and you also
need to install special plug-in for Adobe InDesign CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5 (not
supported yet (on July 31, 2012): Adobe InDesign CS5.5 and CS6) and Adobe Illustrator CS5.

1) Install FontExpert
2) Install plug-in for InDesign or Illustrator
http://www.proximasoftware.com/fontexpert/plugins

3) Also, you must add the fonts being activated to any folder within
FontExpert Groups root folder (to any subfolder on any level).
http://www.proximasoftware.com/fe/help/groups.htm
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Re: and identify a font from an image

Postby lvillarroel » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:44 pm

how do I identify a font from a png image, gif or jpg?
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Re: Help for newbie

Postby admin » Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:19 am

FontExpert font manager does not have a feature to identify fonts from an image sample. Some time ago was an application with the same name (FontExpert) that identified fonts.
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Re: Help for newbie

Postby admin » Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:20 am

Plug-ins for Adobe InDesign CC 2017 and for Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 are now available.
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