Font: I need Lato on my Mac

I am updating a PDF created with a different (more professional) tool than Adobe Acrobat Pro, which used Lato font. I can not insert a missing word, as a result.

I have a Mac.

What are my options? I need this ASAP.

Thanks
newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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funwithdotnetConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I guess you could just download the Lato font from Google. I believe it is also available with the Adobe TypeKit. You could also use an similar alternate font.
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strungConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Just download the Lato font from here: http://www.latofonts.com and install it on your Mac.
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Do I use True Type Fonts? or Web Fonts?

How do I then install it on my Mac?
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funwithdotnetConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If you can't use the TrueType font directly, get FontForge for Mac OSX and convert it. Lato has OpenType outlines, so you should be able to convert to whatever you need.
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
This is getting too complex.

How do I know if I can use TTF? Should I use TTF?

I have never installed a font before. I just need to edit my PDF and not screw anything up in a rush.
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Can I use the WebFonts selection? I just want to get back to work tonight.

I also do not want any kind of issues since I have man artist who needs to edit this file also.
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strungConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here are instructions on how to install TrueType fonts on a Mac:  https://www.fonts.com/support/faq/install-max-fonts-osx
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funwithdotnetConnect With a Mentor Commented:
TrueType.

I'm not an OSX user, so I can't tell you exactly how to install it. It can't be difficult to find out. I'm guessing that if you use FontForge to convert it to an OpenType font, you can drag the converted file into the Fonts folder.
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strungConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Here are more instructions for installing truetype fonts on a Mac:  http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/fixfonts/ht/install_fonts_m.htm
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
thanks
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