Risk

Unwanted spaces may be detected by the proofreading software on the final approved material.

Issues

  • The proofreading software may detect an invalid space when the tracking is set to a higher value.

  • Extra spaces between letters may be detected when text is extracted.

Example

Solution

Do:

✅ Use OpenType Pro fonts.

✅ Adjust the tracking to less than 120% or keep it at its default value.

Don’t:

❌ Adjust the tracking to more than 120% when using an OpenType PostScript flavor.

Tips

The following steps describe how to view information about a given font when using Apple Font Book on a Mac system:

  • Go to View and select Show Font Info.

  • Select the font.

  • View the font type (i.e. OpenType, TrueType).