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  1. 1. Beatriz Colina C.I. 19.120.281 http://www.dynamicgraphics.com OPENTYPE Open Up to
  2. 2. I found this really good webcast in Dynamic Graphics page. Here is the link if you want to see it: http://solutions.internet.com/index.php/3406_default/919a989ca4f38e17d41760569cc94b29?js=1 This webcast is about a new cross –platform font file format developed jointly by Adobe and Microsoft. Adobe has converted the entire Adobe Type Library into this format and now offers thousands of OpenType fonts. The two main benefits of the OpenType format are its cross-platform compatibility (the same font file works on Macintosh and Windows computers), and its ability to support widely expanded character sets and layout features, which provide richer linguistic support and advanced typographic control. In my opinion, as a student of graphic design, fonts gives personality and life to every design, they are as important as color, content, and composition, and it’s scencial to the succses of all designs. No doubt that typography can turn a design from good to great! OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE Open Up to OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE
  3. 3. Based on the foundations of type 1 and true type. It's like having this too formats in one .. Open type... which offers great flexibility an easy use. For example, all of this fonts are cross platform, which means you can use the exactly same font on MAC and PC. OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE Open Up to <ul><li>OpenType Features </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Independent. </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded character set. </li></ul><ul><li>Glyph sustitution. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Every font contains a full set of characters, an a million of examples and different types for every phrase and letter. Besides, with open types font you don't have to change fonts if you change language, the exactly same font will work on different languages, it has multiple languages characters sets, that is one great and useful tool. OPENTYPE Open Up to OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE
  5. 5. If you buy adobe creative suite 3. You will have a million of different fonts to chose from. This means that Adobe Indesign CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3, and adobe Illustrator CS3 put together to give you multiples styles and a hundred of fonts. You will be able to chose a character and give it personality (Fig.3), you can chose automatically to apply ligatures for elegance, or even old style figures (fig 4). Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 4 Fig. 3 OPENTYPE Open Up to OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE
  6. 6. This are a few examples of what can you do with OpenTypes fonts: From English to Russian OPENTYPE Open Up to OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE
  7. 7. The person who gives more right answers will be rewarded by a sweet pressent… !!! Test !! 1.- What are OpenType Fonts? 2.- What are the two main benefits of using OpenType Fonts? 3.- Why do you think is important to use this cross – platform fonts? 4.- Of all the things mencioned about OpenType fonts, wich one is the most interesting to you, And Why? OPENTYPE Open Up to OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE OPENTYPE
  8. 8. Thank You!! To check this webcast go to: http://solutions.internet.com/index.php/3406_default/919a989ca4f38e17d41760569cc94b29?js=1 OPENTYPE Open Up to