Hello, comrades. I have a problem related to fonts in Indesign that I've never seen anything like it and I have no idea how to search to solve it.
Specifically in the "Arial Regular" font, when the characters "s" and "t" are side by side, a curved line appears from the upper point of the "s" to the top of the letter "t". Always in lower case.
If anyone has experienced this and/or knows how to solve it I would be very grateful.
Attached is a photo and file with the problem.
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Turn off the ligature if you don't like it.
I opened up your InDesign file.
When I select the words affected I don't see the "st" issue which looks like a ligature.
But when I look at your paragraph style, it looks like you have Contextual Alternates turned on. Try turning it off.
I suspect that that's the issue.
It's not, apparently, a contextual alternate. I tried turning that off before posting.
I hadn't seen this before because we changed fonts recently.
Thank you very much for the objective and quick response.
That's a ligature. and the s-t ligature is not particularly common, so I'm surprised it's included in Arial.
You can turn off ligatures as part of the style assigned to the text or as a local override. Turning off ligatures does not seem to affect the f-f ligature in Arial.