The books, written by font expert Sharon Zardetto, cover a range of font issues including not only the versions of Mac OS X 10.5 ("Leopard") but also special font situations in software such as Adobe CS3 and CS4, Microsoft Office 2004 and 2008, iLife, iWork, and Safari.
The titles cover such topics such as:
- Making the most of character-rich Unicode fonts.
- The ins and outs of different font installation methods.
- Using Font Book to manage, validate, and organize fonts.
- Where fonts reside and in what order they load, and what - if anything - you should do about it.
- Organizing fonts from Adobe CS3 and CS4 so they appear when and where you want them.
- The quirks of fonts installed by Microsoft Office 2004 and 2008, and which ones you should keep.
- Using Apple's Character Palette and Keyboard Viewer to insert and explore special characters.
- Where do fonts belong on my hard drive?
- In what order do fonts load, and what if I have multiple copies?
- How do I use Safe Mode to troubleshoot a font problem?
- How do I use another user account to troubleshoot a font problem?
- How do I move a font file that doesn't want to move?
- Why does bold and italic text look double-printed in Word?
- Why does a font's name have brackets around it in the InDesign font list?
- Why can't I install a PostScript Type 1 font?
- Why doesn't the Input menu show up in my menu bar?
- People keep telling me to "just delete the caches." Where are they? Why does deleting them help?
The ebooks retail for for $15 and $10 respectively, or can be purchased in a bundle for $20.