how can I add custom fonts to prezi.

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Zoli Radnai, Official Rep

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Hi now you can't. We offer pre created styles, each comes with 3 different fonts. If you really need to add different fonts, you can create images with your font of choice using a different tool and upload to prezi.
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8 months ago this was an answer (possibly). Now it is just evading the issue.
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Marcus Gretener

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I completly agree with Erik. It's an urgent need to have specific fonts especially for company presentations. When can we expect them?
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Dieter Luthardt

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You have created a realy great tool! But sorry - if I can ́t choose at least the web-standard fonts like Arial, Georgia, Verdana (incl. Bold, Italic etc.) our Company cant use it. I think without this feature you will not place your product succsessfully in a professional market
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so, now it is possible?
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knmlnr

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I also greatly enjoy the software but there is no option to use at least 6 or 9 different font types??
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Chhoeu Sophat

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I really enjoy using Prezi in my lecture, but less fonts now made me up set.
There would be more fonts in Prezi using Unicode.
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OK! Thanks!
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I really, really want that, too! No... actually, I *expect* it. See, I'm using some kind of highlighting even here. Every forum has it, every wiki has it, every mindmapping tool that takes itself seriously... it is SUCH a basic form of self-expression, it shouldn't even be something to discuss about.
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Even if we could create our own custom styles, using CSS or something, that would let us create prezis that were "in brand."
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Users really need to be able to select the fonts they want. This limitation is going to affect the adoption of Prezi. I would love to use Prezi in the place of PowerPoint but there is no way this will happen without being able to add company fonts.

I hope you will address this issue soon.
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rwojniusz

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I agree with vijeno and Andrew. At the moment lack of font adding (or even choosing) feature is actually the only thing that prevents me from using Prezi.
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I agree as well. I like Prezi and what you can achieve with it. But I really want to brand my prezis.
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Christine

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I agree!! I feel very limited by my choices of backgrounds and fonts. I thought for sure upgrading to the pay version would allow for choices. Disappointing!!
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My project has it's own font. I use rezi for mind-mapping, I would like to show it to my client, but it is out od my corporate identity :-(
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I also agree with you all. Much more since I saw the PrometisDesign' prezis, with a custom option in the text box...
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Being able or unable to change the font is an important aspect of creating a presentation. To limit the choice of fonts to 3 is very upsetting to me as well as others. I bought Prezi today prior to this knowledge of the limited number of fonts that are available and it is my opinion that this needs to be addressed ASAP. I understand this may take some time, but as a premium member, I think a choice of what font I can use should be made by me...not someone else.
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Also a problem with the a few of the predetermined fonts is that the kerning - It's terrible. e.g. "C l ick anywher e & add an i dea"

If prezi folks are going to predetermine font styles hired a good typography designer at least. Plus the categories of "Title, Title [? why a second one], and body don't work well together.

If prezi can't do that, just give the user the power to change them.
I would hope that this is their priority number one.

I wouldn't be surprised that if most of prezi's potential sales are lost due to the lack of this ability. first impressions last too. some of us will keep an eye on it hoping eventually the option will become available. some of us won't bother to look back.

As far as im concerned, this software isn't a complete product until font options become avail - where's the BETA tag on the logo at?
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I agree 100% with the sentiments expressed in this thread. Being able to choose font isn't something I want, it's something I expect! In addition, it's very important to me to be able to choose colors for words. I should be able to have every letter be a different color if I want to. I will not be upgrading until these issues are addressed. If they are never addressed, I will wait until someone else gets it done, because I know someone will, even if it's not Prezi.
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I agree too, It is almost useless with current fonts. Give me the option to choose fonts asap!
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Different fonts are a MUST have for corporate presentations as they demand to use Corporate Design- Without I will not use prezi for business presentations.
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I agree!

I've been doing prezi workshops/tutoring for some time now, but I'm still nowhere near to getting used to the serious disappointment expressed by all the groups after they first get really excited about the tool and then are told/find out that they can't choose fonts freely.
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Agreed. Font selection is a critical functionality for professional presenters.
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Dan Kreider

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Just to add my agreement - although it may seem a little redundant:

Choosing fonts is absolutely essential for me. I don't want to be limited to a handful of pre-determined templates. My Prezis might have an initial "cool" factor when people see them for the first time, but they eventually will lack distinctiveness. As more and more people begin using Prezi (which I do hope is the case), customization will become more and more important.

I'm not telling you anything you don't know, but consider how many fonts, colors, and styles are available in PowerPoint. Just sayin'.

All that being said, Prezi is a fabulous idea (not yet a fabulous product). Those of us who visit the forums and post do so because we WANT it to succeed!

Thanks,
Dan
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Dan, from all the comments left on this theme (and this includes mine), yours comes out as the most inspirational! And if I were Prezi, I would try speeding things up lol
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And in professional reality, font/color/theme changes happen on the fly leaving no time to use Prezi's custom style building service.
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I'm just echoing everyone else. I was glad to see that Myriad Pro was on of Prezi's official fonts, but totally bummed when I discovered that there's no way to work beyond this list. I thought maybe the desktop version might allow for more flexibility in this area, but no such luck.

Dan's right -- there's still a way to go until Prezi's a fabulous product, but I too am hoping with all my might. This product will streamline online teaching for me!
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JUN NGUYEN-HATSUSHIBA

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Typography is one essential element of design and presentation. If we cannot have control of kerning and spacing, Keynote or Powerpoint will still be ahead. Hope we can have such detail options soon. I can't teach typography like this :(

Thank you!
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This is a serious matter. Presentation software that can not handle fonts properly is not presentable I'm afraid.
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It is strange that one cannot select an individual statement and change the font and color of just it. This is a basic need. You can change the size, location, and rotation of a single element but not font and color? Having complained, Prezi is VERY nice software tool and can continue its growth if this basic issue is resolved, otherwise it may be a very nitch product and not attain its fulll potential which could dethrone PowerPoint!
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There you have it Prezi staff, 16 comments and counting. Sooo? Where is font in your roadmap? Hope you'll be voicing this issue soon and not leave us wondering which is a bad sign btw. I may be reconsidering also...
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I realize things are always easier asked for than delivered, but, since we are in the asking mode, I'd like the ability to change a single elements font. I absolutely hate having to only use 3 types of fonts. I'd like the ability to make any element any font (well maybe choose from 10 to 20 font alternatives) and I'd like the ability to make the fonts different colors. I'm also pretty certain I'm not the first to request this.
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Lack of font, spacing and size control is exactly what keeps Prezi in the Toysdepartment right now. I'd like to implement it into the company but right now Prezi is just something to play around with. Not something to impress the customer with. PLEASE do something about this. I'd be happy to pay for a pro account, if you'd offer me PRO features with it!
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There is one way of circumventing this : selecting "Theme Wizard" from Colors and Fonts menu.

Theme wizard offers a wider range of fonts and colors (for background, arrow, marker..), without regards to template. This is a good thing.

There is BIG bug, however : if you chose your settings as you're building your prezi and decide to change a color or font later on via Theme wizard, it will not keep in memory your initial settings and you have to start over! Word of advice : make sure your prezi is finalized before using Them Wizard.

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