In my case the fonts are the following It is because some fonts in these categories cannot be embedded, as the font can not be licensed for such use. And it does not matter how well the font fits with the style of the image. Note that the only thing which can embed a complete font is A complete font which is licensed to embed. How can I get fonts other than the ones in the list? There are over 5000+ fonts available for free download and use. I prefer them all. Some of them have extensions to add glyphs to the glyphs used. Some of them contain extra scripts where they can be used. And some of them have special glyphs which were designed to fit in particular places in your layout for example: If you need an extension, just go to the website of your favorite font creator. Find the description of the font, read the tutorial that comes with it and download the extension. Note: Font creator can be found at: How to embed fonts in an image, and how Do you use the new text overlay feature? Yes, For adding fonts. You can read a tutorial at Adobe's site. For embedding a font. You can read a tutorial at Adobe's site. For viewing a font in a PDF document. You can read a tutorial at Adobe's website and the PDF document can be opened. The fonts can be viewed in the following ways: View a font's glyphs in a PDF document by Clicking on them and opening the PDF document. You can open any size PDF file. View a font's glyphs with an extended glyphs icon by selecting Show Extensions > Extended glyphs > Open. You can load the font in a specific PDF with the Load From Files menu to load the Extended Glyphs icon in the Text Field. This also works for the Text Icon menu. Click on the glyph for an extended glyph icon. How can I get more details about fonts? How to find a specific font in Adobe InDesign The page where you will find information about a specific font would look like this: This would give you a list of the font typefaces and the name of each font. You can look at the list of glyphs for the font too. You will probably need a specific list of glyphs for every font that you want to use as an overlay.