I am using a font that apparently doesn't have German umlauts (äöü). In Photoshop I guess they were automatically replaced with another font and looked normal. In InDesign they are just dots. Is there a way to replace them the same way Photoshop does it? That would save me sooo much time. Or maybe someone here knows how Photoshop does it and how I can figure out which font it uses for the replacement?
Check the InDesign preferences for missing glphy protection
In the screen shot it looks as if the feont is missing, not just the umlauts. Are you sure it's installed?
Agree with Peter, likely a missing font. Check the font or simply switch to another font and see if the umlats show up. Minion, for example, is installed with ID, I think, and has a pretty full set of glyphs.
When I change to another font all the umlauts are there.
Hmm. I installed it three times. And also uploaded it to my creative cloud. I can use the font in Word (without umlauts) and in Photoshop (showing the umlauts as they should be). So I don't understand why Illustrator is saying that it isn't there.
Ah thanks. Yeah I guess it shows that the umlauts are missing. But in Photoshop they are there.
Can you show PS and ID with an insertion point in the text and the Character panel (Window menu) showing in both applications so we can see the typeface actually used? You might also select one of the glyphs in both applications with the Glyphs panel showing so we can see if it's the same glyph.
Is there a way to replace them the same way Photoshop does it?
Photoshop does not have Find/Change for glyphs like InDesign does, but you may not need to use that here. We don't know yet.
The font is named QTFrank - with the weight inserted as [Medium]
When there are square brackets around a word like [Medium] for the fonts - that means the font is not installed.
Photoshop has substituted the font - so you're not seeing QTFrank Medium - I don't think so anyway.
I posted as screen shot of the preferences in the very first reply - have you tried these settings?
Hi! Yes. The preferences are exactly like in your picture.
So you mean this whole time I thought I was using QT Frank in Photoshop and LibreOffice etc. I was actually using a different one? haha. How would I find out which font I really used?
So you mean this whole time I thought I was using QT Frank in Photoshop and LibreOffice etc.
According to your screenshot, you have QTFrank. It's the Medium type style of QTFrank that you are missing. What are your other choices for type styles?
did you download the font file from Dafont?
If you check the character map there you see that a lot of glyphs are missing:
Contact the font maker to get a full version.
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