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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Important FontAgent Server Concepts

These basic concepts provide a foundation for understanding the operation, administration and use of FontAgent Server.
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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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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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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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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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