Add a scripted/bulk version of "auto-complete code-points"

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nabsltd
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Add a scripted/bulk version of "auto-complete code-points"

Post by nabsltd » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:14 pm

I have run into some fonts with dozens of characters that have glyph names that match the outline (so the glyph is "correct") but no code point has been assigned.

Right now, the only way to fix this is to click on the glyph, click the "Auto-complete code-points based on glyph name" button in the glyph properties window, click "Apply", and repeat. I can't copy and paste the outlines and metrics into new empty glyphs that already have the right code points because the glyphs aren't in the right order.

It would be really nice to have any way to do this in bulk...like having the glyph properties window not become useless when multiple glyphs are selected. If this is too dangerous, transform commands to mimic the two auto-complete buttons in the glyph properties window would be fine.

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