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InDesign CC does package fonts when you use File > Package. The two exceptions: Some CJK fonts are too large to package. Typekit fonts which come with Creative Cloud are not licensed to package. But a commercial printer with InDesign CC can download them as can any other CC user. (You can embed Typeset fonts in a PDF file.)
First of all, you are not addressing any Adobe team. These forums are primarily supported by volunteers who are not Adobe employees and don't officially represent Adobe Technical Support.
That having been said ...
There was nothing done specifically with InDesign 9 or 10 (the CC and CC 2014) versions of InDesign to change or disable packaging of fonts when packaging a document. It should be absolutely no different from InDesign 8 (the CS6 version).
(1) Make sure you check the Copy Fonts (Except CJK and TypeKit) option in the package dialog.
(2) Make sure that you are not using any CJK (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) complex fonts that we specifically will never put into a package.
(3) TypeKit fonts won't package.
(4) Make sure that your file system permissions are such that InDesign can create all the necessary directories and subdirectories for the packaging operation.
(5) If on MacOS, exit InDesign and try forcing a clearing of your system font cache and then reboot.
(6) Exit InDesign and then find and delete all files on your system with filenames of the form AdobeFnt##.lst where ## is a two digit number; don't delete any other files that start with AdobeFnt. Then reboot and restart InDesign.
(7) Reset InDesign's preferences that may have become corrupted. For Windows, start InDesign, and then press Shift+Ctrl+Alt. Click Yes when asked if you want to delete preference files. For MacOS, while pressing Shift+Option+Command+Control, start InDesign. Click Yes when asked if you want to delete preference files.
One of these should either address or resolve your problem. Again, we at Adobe are not aware of any generic issue with packing fonts with InDesign.
Thanks, guys. The problem is the Typekit fonts not being packaged. Unless the printer has a CC subscription, you are screwed if you use any Typekit fonts. There should be a warning about this, as in past versions, if you were using a font, it was packaged without exception. Just frustrated as this was a new curveball that I wasn't expecting, but I appreciate the support.
If you’re packaging a CC file, the printer has to have a CC subscription to open it.
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Unless whoever else is working on your packaged InDesign document has the CC version of InDesign, they won't be able to directly work on the .indd file anyway (although packaging with the optional .idml output would work).
Yes, if you are dependent on having all your assets available, use of TypeKit fonts is not advisable at all! The assumption with those fonts is that if you are collaborating on either an InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop project and are using TypeKit fonts, you are all at least at the CC level of the subscription.
Interesting - I guess that means my printer isn't aware on how to use Typekit to sync fonts.
I started this madness in 1989 and have never sent original files to a printer. Why not send them a PDF?
I don’t remember the last native file I sent to a printer, but it was probably somewhere around 1997 or 98. I started using PDFs with Acrobat 4.
For the first time, I am working on a book which uses TypeKit fonts.
I know my publisher, which requires ID files, is going to scream. They are responsible for creating the PDF files according to their secret specs which I am not privy to.
However, if they scream when I tell them that Souci Sans Pro is from TypeKit, I will tell them that since they are able to open a CC 2014.1 document, they should also be able to sync the TypeKit fonts.
If they can't I will tell them to read the Adobe Help files.
I always include the print-ready PDF file with the package, and most of my printers do prefer the pdf, but for this large-run newsletter, this printer prefers the InDesign file.
Sandee...is this Souci Sans Pro the single style font from Nick's font? If so, it is free and available from Font Squirrel. They then could just download and install it.
Guess I have been lucky. None of the printers I use (or have used), insist on the original files...with the exception of a couple. When told either they accept a good PDF or the client will go elsewhere, they have accepted the PDF.
Coming from the commercial printers POV - most folks don't know how to save a good pdf! We ask for the native files along with their so-called press-ready pdf, and usually wind out having to use it for one reason or another. Also, our prep department is still using CS6, as the Creative Cloud apps still don't work with all of our good ole' prepress apps...so Typekit is turning out to be a real pita!