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Adobe- I know four letter word, has updated their creative cloud app on iOS to support fonts. I have installed some but designer doesn’t see them. This is supposed to be system wide use for these. Has anyone else tried it yet?

thanks

Jim

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Hi 3DJ,

Welcome to the forums :)

Please could you make sure you have restarted Affinity since installing these fonts? Do they appear in other non Adobe apps?

Thanks

C

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So far they don’t appear in anything other than Adobe apps, but they are supposed to, especially since it is installing them through the system settings for fonts. Just when I got excited about this, I am bummed out. I keep using Designer more and more, and on Desktop I can use my adobe fonts with it no problem, it’s only been an issue when I try to work on the same document on ipad. Hopefully this gets sorted out. I have tried restarting everything and the ipad, uninstalled and reinstalled. No luck. 

I winder if anyone else has tried this yet?

Thanks,

Jim

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Similar situation here, only other app i see installed fonts at this moment is Keynote. So i suppose it is to be system wide, once all apps update to latest custom font API. Hope it will be sooner rather than later because 17000 font library seems sweet and i cant wait to try it out in Designer!

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10 hours ago, ihendrih said:

Similar situation here, only other app i see installed fonts at this moment is Keynote. So i suppose it is to be system wide, once all apps update to latest custom font API. Hope it will be sooner rather than later because 17000 font library seems sweet and i cant wait to try it out in Designer!

I think you’re right and hopefully we will see some updates soon for this. 

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Adobe Fonts isn't shown in Word/Powerpoint either.
Some fonts from other author is shown in many non-Adobe apps.
So I guess Adobe Fonts itself is the problem. I think.
Restricting 3rd party apps?

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According to this article on Engadget https://www.engadget.com/2019/11/01/adobe-font-library-iphone-ipad/ app developers need to add the functionality using the adobe fonts api 

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Developers can enable these typefaces in third-party apps by using Adobe's custom API called Fonts. In other words, not all apps on your device will be able to use the typefaces; compatibility has to be specifically added as a feature. Of course, any Adobe app is going to work with the API. Users can open the Creative Cloud app, navigate to the Fonts tab and pick any typefaces to sync across their devices.

 

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I'm pretty sure if that endgadget article is incorrect given that Apple released font management as a feature in iOS13 and fonts installed via Adobe CC app (I just have the $10/mo LR sub) work in pages etc.  Adobe is just using iOS13 font management, and the Affinity apps haven't hooked into it yet.

They really should, as it's great not to have to mess around with profiles and it's an official Apple feature that will be present going forward.

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Would just like to chime in on this. Wasted an hour mucking around with stupid iOS 13 font apps only to find none of the installed fonts show up in Affinity. FFS. They work in e.g. Apple Mail. Please sort this out Affinity!

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I wish I'd read this discussion thread before I spent $1.99 in the App store a few minutes ago. Being new to iOS, I'd just assumed that the few fonts I saw within Affinity Photo were all that are available on the device. The one thing I've learned from the AnyFont app is there are tons of fonts already installed.

I really hope Affinity fixes this issue so I can use something besides Arial in my compositing.

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Not having access to Adobes fonts is what is stopping me from using Designer on my iPad for work. I’m always dealing with old files that other designers made with adobe software and typekit. No issue when I’m using my MacBook but my iPad is a bit of a paper weight in this scenario unfortunate as it stands. Can’t wait for them to allow this! 

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22 hours ago, Henris Kas said:

I have the same problem, does it still exist or do I need to reinstall my apps? 

Custom font compatibility hasn't been implemented. Probably need to wait for v1.8

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Just adding my request here too. Can Affinity please add support for fonts installed by other apps (as apple added in iOS 13.)

Pages Numbers and Keynote all see the new font's I've installed from Creative Cloud - but Affinity (and Procreate admittedly) don't. This would be a huge benefit to my workflow to have access to these fonts.

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