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How to download and install a font

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Hello everyone. In an InDesign document I used 2 fonts from the Creative Cloud, "Amador" and "Spumante".  I have them activated, but when I package the document to send it to the printer, they do not load. How can I solve this problem?

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Feb 25, 2021 Feb 25, 2021
You cannot package fonts accessed from the Adobe Fonts service. That service doesn't make font files available to you. Conceivably, if  you are sending an InDesign package to your “printer” they should have access to those fonts directly since Creative Cloud membership provides that for all subscribers, including your “printer.” In general, though, you should not be send InDesign source files and assets (fonts, linked images, etc.) to a print service provider. You should be sending an exported...

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You cannot package fonts accessed from the Adobe Fonts service. That service doesn't make font files available to you. Conceivably, if  you are sending an InDesign package to your “printer” they should have access to those fonts directly since Creative Cloud membership provides that for all subscribers, including your “printer.”

 

In general, though, you should not be send InDesign source files and assets (fonts, linked images, etc.) to a print service provider. You should be sending an exported PDF/X-4 file with embedded fonts, live transparency, and ICC color management.

 

- Dov Isaacs, former Adobe Principal Scientist (April 30, 1990 - May 30, 2021)

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