Announcement Announcement Module
Collapse
No announcement yet.
Is Geneva CE a printer font? Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Search Search Module
Collapse

Advertisement Advertisement Module
Collapse

Latest Topics Latest Topics Module
Collapse

  • HotButton
    Reply to need some advice concerning coffee company's logo
    HotButton
    I suspect the OP's characterization "fragrant smoke" might have been more accurately expressed as "wispy steam," which some people might also find fragrant or aromatic, when the coffee...
    Today, 12:59 PM
  • bubby17346
    Reply to need some advice concerning coffee company's logo
    bubby17346
    Just curious how you can represent "fragrant smoke" in a logo. They generally aren't scratch-n-sniffs. I have to go with PD on this. If you want ideas for a design, you have to pay for them....
    Today, 12:49 PM
  • KitchWitch
    Reply to Newbie
    KitchWitch
    Hi Collielover1025 and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't...
    Today, 11:46 AM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to My First Attempt
    PrintDriver
    Details of scale aside, your doggy is floating on the grass and his cutout is harsh.
    Ground him with a shadow that shows the light source.
    Some of the grass needs to be in front of his left...
    Today, 11:13 AM
  • PrintDriver
    Reply to Newbie
    PrintDriver
    Welcome to the forum.
    Are you looking to learn art as a hobby or truly become a professional designer?

    Graphic design is all about conveying a message, usually for a client that has...
    Today, 11:10 AM

X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Is Geneva CE a printer font?

    Coming from the old school of the Mac Plus and SE, I always thought that Geneva was a System font, as were most of the "city" name fonts - Chicago, New York, etc.
    I have a client that has sent me an 84 page directory that uses Geneva CE Reg, Bold, and Italic, throughout, mostly in ads. I'm having a heckuva time finding a printer font and think she's going to be in trouble when (or even if) I get her a proof later today. She's in the next time zone so thought I'd post first before calling her with bad news.
    Anybody?
    People tell me "Have a Good One!' Hell, I already have a good one, I just need a BIGGER one! - George Carlin

  • #2
    It sounds like an Eastern Europe font?
    http://www.thau-knudsen.dk/sw/easteurope.html
    See the section on Roman Serbo-Croation
    Good luck with that.
    Last edited by PrintDriver; 03-07-2006, 04:58 PM.

    Comment


    • #3
      Ah, are you on a mac Rick?
      Go to International under your system prefs and turn on Czech. It will give you a Geneva CE font. I think it's a keyboard coding thing.

      Comment


      • #4
        oooo - I'll try that. Thanks PD! Be back with the verdict...
        People tell me "Have a Good One!' Hell, I already have a good one, I just need a BIGGER one! - George Carlin

        Comment


        • #5
          On a side note Rick, do you want your coach Dan Monson back? We don't want him any more.
          Less be more.

          Comment


          • #6
            Originally posted by Mynock
            On a side note Rick, do you want your coach Dan Monson back? We don't want him any more.
            hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha ha breathe hahahahahahahahahahaha
            You no likey? Didn't he get in big trouble last week?
            People tell me "Have a Good One!' Hell, I already have a good one, I just need a BIGGER one! - George Carlin

            Comment


            • #7
              I don't know. But it's funny, while he's at Gonzaga they are a Cindarella team, and when he leaves they are a powerhouse.
              Less be more.

              Comment


              • #8
                Originally posted by PrintDriver
                Ah, are you on a mac Rick?
                Go to International under your system prefs and turn on Czech. It will give you a Geneva CE font. I think it's a keyboard coding thing.
                I think that is going to work. I've asked the client for the printer font, which I don't think she has Plus half of the ads she built in Photoshop with massive layers, rasterized fonts...bloody mess. And then she's using Quark 6.
                Gawd it's a great life.
                I'm thinking of going out on my own...commercial printing is too much!!!
                People tell me "Have a Good One!' Hell, I already have a good one, I just need a BIGGER one! - George Carlin

                Comment


                • #9
                  Rick, in OSX, Geneva is a dFont. It shouldn't need a printer outline?
                  I really don't understand the relationship between the Internationsl keyboard enablers and the fonts. I think (but I'm not sure) that the CE allows for certain punctuation and lettering 'ligatures' not usually found on a standard US keyboard.

                  You might want to ask your client if she really meant to be using that font.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    She's really over head on this project, having done small newspaper ads in Multi-Ad Creator to jumping into a high end 80+ page 4 color booklet. I tried changing the keyboard and that just made some of my shortcut commands not work! Couldn't for the life of me get Fit in window to work in Indd after turning on the Czech keyboard! I think Geneva was a poor choice and mentioned that to her. Hopefully she has changed that in the new file she sent overnight. I will find out when I get in. Thanks, PD, especially for that interesting section on Roman Serbo-Croation fonts!
                    People tell me "Have a Good One!' Hell, I already have a good one, I just need a BIGGER one! - George Carlin

                    Comment

                    Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2015 Mediabistro Inc.
                    Working...
                    X