Monotype Goudy™ Modern Std Read Me


This document contains late-breaking product information, updates, and troubleshooting tips.

Minimum system requirements and font installation instructions
Font versions
Family information
Release Notes
Known issues
Customer care
Other resources

Minimum system requirements and font installation instructions

For information on minimum system requirements and font installation, see http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_fontinstall_en.

Font versions

To check that you have the correct font file, compare the font version of your font file to the font version provided in the Release Notes section below.

Family information

History

The English scholar of typography, Stanley Morison, wrote of Monotype Corporation’s Goudy Modern: “It is strikingly handsome in mass (and) reads easily, in spite of the fact that it is, on the whole, a condensed font, the weight is so nicely judged and the thicks and thins so cleverly adjusted that the effect is rather generous and open.” Goudy Modern, designed in 1918, is unusual in that its shapes were derived from a decorative typeface that Goudy had designed earlier; text types are usually designed before the display versions appear.

Menu Names And Style Linking

In many Windows® applications, instead of every font appearing on the menu, fonts are grouped into style-linked sets, and only the name of the base style font for a set is shown in the menu. The italic and the bold weight fonts of the set are not shown, and but can still be accessed by selecting the base style font, and then using the italic and bold style buttons. In this family, such programs will show only the following base style font names in the menu:

Goudy Modern MT Std

The other fonts in this family must be selected by choosing a menu name and then a style option following the guide below.

Menu Name plus Style Option... selects this font
Goudy Modern MT Std [none] Goudy Modern MT Std Regular
Goudy Modern MT Std Italic Goudy Modern MT Std Italic

On the Mac OS operating system, although each font appears as a separate entry on the font menu, users may also select fonts by means of style links. Selecting a base style font and then using the style links (as described above for Windows applications) enhances cross-platform document compatibility with many applications, such as Microsoft Word and Adobe® PageMaker® software, although it is unnecessary with more sophisticated Adobe applications such as recent versions of Illustrator®, Photoshop® or InDesign® software.

One should not, however, select a weight which has no style-linked variant or is itself a style-linked variant, and then additionally use the bold or italic styling button. Doing so will either have no effect, or result in programmatic bolding or slanting of the base font, which will usually produce inferior screen and print results.

Release Notes

For all fonts of family Goudy Modern MT Std: version 2.091 created on Wed Mar 23 16:05:22 2011.

version 2.090 created 2011/03/23

version 2.055 created 2009/07/28

version 2.035 created 2007/08/16

version 1.047 created 2003/05/15

Known issues

Customer care

Customer Service
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Support Plan Options and Technical Resources
If you require technical assistance for your product, including information on free and paid support options and troubleshooting resources, more information is available at http://www.adobe.com/go/support/. Outside of North America, go to http://www.adobe.com/go/intlsupport/. Font specific resources include the Font Folio and Type Product Help page and the Adobe Type user-to-user forums.

Other resources

Adobe Type Showroom
Index page for all family Read Me files


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created 2013 Jan 14