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Photoshop Opentype problems

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February 22, 2010 7:34:37 PM

I have a bunch of opentype fonts that came with adobe and some that did not and I am trying to use the alternate sets for them, however Photoshop's opentype box is 'greyed' out. This situation is the same for all of the opentype fonts. How do I fix this?

Ted
March 26, 2010 3:13:06 AM

tgd3 said:
I have a bunch of opentype fonts that came with adobe and some that did not and I am trying to use the alternate sets for them, however Photoshop's opentype box is 'greyed' out. This situation is the same for all of the opentype fonts. How do I fix this?

Ted

Although Adobe and Microsoft confirm that once the font is selected you can click on the options and you'll be able to choose the extended features, I have not been able to do it yet. I get the same results. So now I'm only working with True Type fonts and the majority of them have the alternate sets. I have been working with Photoshop and Illustrator since 1992 and ever since True Type came into play, PostScript Type 1 fonts started becoming obsolete. Up to now, I have never had any problems with True Type fonts, and I recommend sticking to them.
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