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Embedding your fonts in Word


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When your Word document is going to be displayed on another computer you should embed your fonts in your document to ensure that it will display the same on other computers.

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Embedding your fonts in Word

  1. 1. How to Embed Fonts Into Your Word Document Tshirts Canada .com
  2. 2. Frequently we receive requests for a t-shirt quote along with an attached file and the image and text is created in Microsoft Word.
  3. 3. This can be an issue if your custom tshirt design contains particular fonts and they are important to your design and the fonts are not embedded in your file.
  4. 4. For example, let’s say that you used the font Thickhead .
  5. 5. Now if I don’t have Thickhead on my computer the font will instead display as Thickhead or Thickhead , defaulting to a common font on my computer.
  6. 6. There are thousands of available fonts and I have more than 10,000 on my computer. (they aren’t all active)
  7. 7. Now since I wouldn’t have any reference point as to how your document should look, I wouldn’t know whether the image you sent me looks the same on my computer as it does on yours.
  8. 8. This is why we always send a proof for your confirmation - just to be sure.
  9. 9. However there is a very easy solution.
  10. 10. You embed the font into your Word document so the font information is contained in your file.
  11. 11. This is actually quite easy to do.
  12. 12. You would do this while you are working in Word.
  13. 13. Steps to Embed True Type Fonts into a Word Document
  14. 14. Open your Word file
  15. 15. <ul><li>On the toolbar at the top select the Tools menu. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 2. Click Options
  17. 18. 3. Then click the Save tab
  18. 20. 4. Select the Embed TrueType fonts check box. Leave the “Embed characters in use only” and “Do not embed common system fonts” unchecked 5. Then click OK
  19. 22. 6. Save the document.
  20. 24. Your document will now show up looking the same on any computer.
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