Reality Check: Are Your Fonts Properly Licensed?

Font foundries are enforcing the terms of their licenses in court and the time is clearly over for having casual attitudes about font licensing. A self-audit is a good idea for users and organizations who have font collections with unknown license terms.
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Explore Your Fonts with FontAgent

FontAgent reveals a treasure trove of metadata, metrics and descriptive details about your fonts. And it makes all that data available for you to search, sort and explore as you select fonts and create criteria for Smart Sets — on both Mac and Windows platforms.
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Important FontAgent Server Concepts

These basic concepts provide a foundation for understanding the operation, administration and use of FontAgent Server.
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Why You Need a Font Manager

While you can reap many important benefits from using a font manager, the single most important reason is that a good font manager elevates the performance of you and your computer. This article explains how Insider Software’s FontAgent makes both of you better at what you do.
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Using Tags in FontAgent

FontAgent 9 includes an all-new tag manager that you can use to describe and organize your fonts. Tags are simple keywords that you assign to fonts and sets to associate them with topics, projects, clients or anything else... so you can always find the fonts you need quickly and easily.
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Smarter Font Searches

FontAgent provides two search facilities for finding fonts in your FontAgent catalog. Quick Search provides a Google-like experience that displays all fonts that match a search term. Smart Search lets you specify complex searches that you can use everyday to speed and simplify your creative workflow.
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Font and Typography Terminology

Font management has a unique and specific language all its own. Here is a sampling of terms you might encounter when working with fonts and FontAgent software.
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All in the Family Metadata

Why does FontAgent's Group-by-Family features display some variants of a font in a separate font family from the base font? It's because FontAgent groups fonts according to Font Family metadata values specified by their font designers.
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Using Metadata to Find Fonts Fast

Explore all the metadata available in FontAgent find the right fonts for your creative projects. You’ll see how having all that metadata at your fingertips revolutionizes your creative workflow.
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The Yin and Yang of Font Metadata

Every font has two sides that appeal to our visual and analytic senses: a collection of shapes or glyphs, and an extensive set of metadata that you can use to find fonts fast and use them wisely.
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