Kozuka Gothic® Pr6N 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 Kozuka Gothic typeface family, composed of six different weights to cover various uses ranging from body text composition to headlines, have now been completed as OpenType® fonts.

Kozuka Gothic provides a clear image common to Kozuka Mincho, but also gives the visual strength needed for a Gothic typeface.

Kozuka Gothic is Adobe's second original Japanese typeface family following Kozuka Mincho. With the systematic design methods developed for Kozuka Mincho, we have again succeeded in adding to this new Gothic typeface visual strength and clarity, as well as stylistic characteristics common to those of Kozuka Mincho.

The Kozuka Gothic family is composed of six weights in total: EL (Extra Light) which is very light, L (Light), R (Regular), and M (Medium) that cover purposes from body text to display lines for sub-headings, and the heavier B (Bold) and H (Heavy) which are effective for display lines set in larger type sizes. Kozuka Gothic has systematically designed glyph shapes with good design consistency, and fine printability. Retaining the clear and modern feeling of Kozuka Mincho, Kozuka Gothic has the visual strength required for a Gothic typeface.

Masahiko Kozuka, Advisor, who has been involved with many text typeface design projects, supervised, and lead the typeface design project of Kozuka Mincho, and Adobe's Japanese type design team produced the typeface. Kozuka Gothic, whose style is based on traditional Japanese sans-serif design, was created with Adobe's new and original design methods developed for making digital typefaces suitable for today's uses. As a useful typeface family paired with Kozuka Mincho, Kozuka Gothic will widen the user's creative typographic range.

Menu Names And Style Linking

The fonts in this family have no style links: none are a bold or italic variant of another.

You should note that selecting a style option such as bold or italic with any of these faces 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 Kozuka Gothic Pr6N: version 6.016 created on Fri Oct 12 08:27:32 2012.

version 6.014 created 2011/04/04

version 6.006 created 2008/10/23

version 6.004 created 2007/12/19

version 6.003 created 2007/08/01

version 6.001 created 2007/01/2

Known issues

Customer care

Customer Service
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Support Plan Options and Technical Resources
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Other resources

Adobe Type Showroom
Index page for all family Read Me files


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created 2013 Jan 14