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Font names

Explorer ,
Oct 28, 2021 Oct 28, 2021

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This might be a tall order, but it would be nice if font names were checked a little more closely before being added to the Adobe Library. I've found several fonts that have problems with how they are named and show up in InDesign. Most recently, Chandler42 was giving me grief. I couldn't understand why the regular version wasn't in the font menu. There are 8 styles on the website yet InDesign listed 7. After awhile I found the problem... the regular version is incorrectly named so it isn't grouped with the rest of the styles. The name of the font is "Chandler42Regular Regular". See screenshot:

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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Hi AuroraPenticton,

 

We're sorry for the delay in response. I have escalated this to our fonts team and we will get back to you as soon as we hear any updates from them.

 

We'll try our best to help.

 

Thanks,

Harshika

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 01, 2021 Nov 01, 2021

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Hello! Thanks for your feedback here. The names that are displayed come from the font's name table. These values are set by our partner foundries as the preferred family and preferred subfamily name for the font.
 
Regardless, I've shared your frustration with our team and we will look into ways this can be improved in the future.
 
Best regards,
Molly

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