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Stop background activation of fonts

Community Beginner ,
Oct 14, 2020 Oct 14, 2020

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Is it possible in InDesign to stop the activation of fonts in the background? Even if I close the document, that asks for the missing fonts, InDesign still tries to activate them. As a result I have a hot laptop and in no time I run out of battery power. Any suggestions?

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Community Expert , Oct 14, 2020 Oct 14, 2020

Go to the InDesign Preferences

 

Check the option at the bottom under File Handling

 

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Oct 14, 2020 Oct 14, 2020

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Go to the InDesign Preferences

 

Check the option at the bottom under File Handling

 

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Great Advice. Thank you very much! 🙂

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 31, 2022 Dec 31, 2022

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What do you change after opening File Handling? I'm not able to save a PDF because my program is stuck on trying to download fonts.

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Uncheck the Auto-Activate Adobe Fonts box at the bottom of the dialog....

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