Tutorials tagged “custom parameters”

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Porting to Glyphs

Porting to Glyphs

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When you switch to Glyphs from a different workflow, a lot becomes easier. But it’s important to mention what works differently from what you are used to. Here are some handy tips on how to move a type project into a Glyphs workflow.

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Alter the Glyph Order in Font View

Alter the Glyph Order in Font View

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This blog posting is an answer to a question frequently asked by FontLab converts: how do you change the order of the glyphs displayed in the Font View?

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Custom Parameters

Custom Parameters

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You have seen this section in the Font Info. But… what do they do, actually?

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Vertical Metrics

Vertical Metrics

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Synchronizing your vertical metrics across a whole family of fonts and even across various platforms is important, but alas, a little complicated. Good news: you only need to do that once for each font family. So, save this link for later.

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Alternating Glyph Shapes with Multiple Axes

Alternating Glyph Shapes with Multiple Axes

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The Bracket Trick only works with a single axis. If you have two or more axes in your Multiple Master font, you can still have your glyphs change their shape. It’s a little trickier though.

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Rounded Corners

Rounded Corners

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You probably know the Round Corners filter. You can apply it to a whole glyph or just a selection. You can even apply it to a range of glyphs at once. Nice.

But there’s more to it.

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