OpenType-SVG colour fonts

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JimmyHartington
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OpenType-SVG colour fonts

Post by JimmyHartington » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:27 pm

Hi

One of the new feautures of InDesign CC 2019 is the ability to use OpenType-SVG colour fonts like this one: https://www.typewithpride.com

I have made a pdf and preflighted it. And gets no errors. The file is here: https://d.pr/f/EAv5UO

And the file has been ripped by a printer correctly.

Does anybody know of any situation, where we need to be aware of this new font format?

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Re: OpenType-SVG colour fonts

Post by Padawan » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:23 pm

The PDF format doesn't support opentype svg. Therefore indesign transforms the font to a postscript font when converting to PDF.

Postscript fonts have been around for a long time, so good PDF applications should be able to handle them.

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