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What's New in IndyFont 1.135

IndyFont (OpenType Font Builder for InDesign CS4/CS5/CS6/CC)IndyFont v. 1.135 is out with a ton of new features and improvements: manage an extended set of OpenType features, instantly declare alternates for the selected glyphs, use the Effects panel to easily generate “faux italics”, condensed typefaces, sharp-edged forms, and much more. Give a look at the fully updated manual (40 pages) and get ready to create your own OpenType fonts from within InDesign CS4/CS5/CS6/CC (including CC 2014)…

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Getting Started with IndyFont Pro

Our friend Mike Rankin (editor in chief of CreativePro.com and InDesign Mag) has recently released a rich Font Management Essential Training course at Lynda.com. Among many topics (TrueType vs. PostScript vs. OpenType; using web fonts; installing, activating and deactivating fonts; using Mac Font Book or Suitcase Fusion; identifying fonts…) Mike discusses creating fonts in InDesign. His screencast is an excellent introduction to IndyFont and, the icing on the cake, Lynda's team has agreed to offer free access to it. Thanks to them all :)

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IndyFont | Fabriquer un faux italique en 7 mn chrono !

IndyFont peut transformer en police OpenType tout ce qui est « vectoriellement valide » dans InDesign. Ainsi, étant donné un échantilonnage de glyphes issus d'une police de caractères offrant seulement le style romain, rien n'est plus facile que de transformer ces glyphes par inclinaison puis d'exporter le jeu résultant comme une nouvelle police de caractères. À titre d'exemple, voyons comment générer une déclinaison oblique de la police Impact LT…

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IndyFont 1.1 | Public PRO Release and User's Guide

This is a great day for both typography lovers and InDesign fans! IndyFont is a complete typeface builder for InDesign CS4/CS5/CS6/CC. This new and amazing tool created by Jongware can generate clean and functional OpenType fonts in just a few seconds. Did you ever need to have custom bullets available in your layout? Did you ever imagine to design your own character set, including your logo or any required pictogram, with the ability to edit ligatures, diacritics, oldstyle figures, swashes or any alternate? You no longer have to buy and master a complex font editor to have it done! Check out IndyFont and enjoy drawing from A to Z pure OTF fonts in InDesign…

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IndyFont 1.1 Sneak Peeks

As announced in June 2012, IndyFont is a mind-blowing InDesign script that makes it possible to design and distill pure OpenType fonts from scratch! Theunis de Jong and I put all our energy in having the final release available as soon as possible. Meanwhile, let's watch short sneak previews…

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IndyFont | Build OpenType Fonts from within InDesign!

Theunis de Jong—aka Jongwareannounces today the most spectacular script I have ever ran. IndyFont (for InDesign CS4, CS5+, and CS6) allows you to save any set of vector arts as a “real, true, valid OpenType font”

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