Easily Test Web Fonts

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Typecast is a browser-based service that lets you test-drive over 23,000 fonts from various Web font services, including Typekit and fonts.com, in your active Web layout.

Creating and viewing Web pairs and using specialized functions built into the fonts is as easy as picking these options from the menu. The whole process is handled by CSS, so the changes are made instantly, and you can see how those changes affect your entire page.

Try it at www.typecast.com

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.

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