I needed a different body text font for a document that had already been created in InDesign. When I changed my paragraph style to Bressay, a font available through Adobe, I noticed that several "s" characters in my document had been changed to "f" as though it was Old English. Even typing an "s" gave me an "f". The doc was previously set in Minion - I'm guessing it was a glyph problem? Any ideas for a fix?
Can you show a screen shot of both typefaces?
The 'f' that you're referring to, actually, is the 'Long s' (ſ), a letter used in Old English. Minion Pro uses OpenType's 'Historial Forms' to change the 's' into long s, and the 'long s' letter in this picture looks like a 'f'. I'm sure that the same thing also happens to the Bressay typeface that you're using
Here is a picture:
English Wikipedia article for 'long s':
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You seem to have an OpenType Stylistic Set assigned to your text. Toggle it off:
Thanks. Now I know everything.