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Adobe/InDesign says that starting in 2023, it will no longer support tType 1 fonts such as Charter ITC, which unfortunately is the main body text font in the newsletter I design. I understand, change is necessary amd we have to adapt. However, it would be helpful to have some guidance on finding a font to replace this old workhorse. Charter is very readable and attractive.
And so I spent this afternoon activating and trying out numerous serif fonts in Adobe Fonts, but all of them change the look and feel and none is quite right. I tried Googling "Charter ITC is similar to .... ", etc. to no avail.
Well, I'd be happy to fork out the money to save some headaches, but I need the whole Charter ITC family. Total cost: $240. I am still looking for a similar font from Adobe. Calluna from Adobe Fonts)is pretty close except for the old-style numerals.. Annoying! Still looking...
If you know who you originally licensed the Type 1 Charter family from, you may find that if you go back to the same vendor or foundry, they may offer you a special price for upgrading from Type 1 to OpenType.
Try that before trying to replace one font family with one with very different characteristics.
In any case, if you can license an OpenType version of ITC Charter, even at $240 it may be less expensive than the cost of your time which I am sure is worth something!