Font Type

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To change the font type (for example from Regular to Bold) you need to change a few settings:

 

Things that need to be done in order to change an existing regular font to italic, bold or bold italic are:

Font Design - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click on the Classification tab.
Mac Style fields - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click the Classification tab.
All font subfamily name fields in the Naming window. This can be done through the AutoNaming feature.
For a bold or bold italic version:
Set Classification Weight to Bold - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click on the Classification tab.
Set PANOSE Weight to Bold - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click on the PANOSE tab.
For an italic or bold italic version:
Set Italic Angle to a negative value (e.g. -16.33) - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click on the General tab.
Set Caret Slope values through the Calculate button - on the Format menu, click Settings and then click on the General tab.