Is there a reason why when I convert a font using create outlines, this is happening with Stempel Schneidler btw, it appears to add a bit of weight to the type? I've never run across this issue before. I first noticed it when I printed out the document. It all of a sudden seemed heavier compared to the font normally. The problem becomes much more pronounced at a small scale. I notice it onscreen AND when I print it. I wouldn't normally create outlines but the letterspacing is pretty tight on this and I need to make a TY ligature.
Has anyone ever experienced something like this? I need to get this resolved ASAP as the proof of this job needs to go out by Friday. Any advice would be much appreciated.
Just to make sure: you do have Align to Pixel grid unticked, no?
It makes a thick mess of letter shapes if ticked (or should I say thicked).
You can see it in the Transform panel.
One of the foremost reasons not to outline type. It looses all hinting that is built into the font which will usually make the font appear bolder when printed.