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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Retrieve Custom View based on Tags
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Retrieve Custom View based on Tags

The right-most icon on the Tag Search panel allows me to "save" the tag configuration, however there does not seem to be a way to RETRIEVE those tags, even though the name I chose to save it with does appear in the dialog box. In MainType 11, the right-most icon allows me to save a Custom...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Oct 05, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Retrieve Custom View based on Tags
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Retrieve Custom View based on Tags

If I remember rightly, you should have a Tag Search panel as well as a Tag Panel.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: Volt Project Export Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Re: Volt Project Export Problem

We need more information.

Which version of FontCreator?
Which font exactly?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Oct 02, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Unremovable fonts?
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Unremovable fonts?

Looks like some temporary fonts installed by an Adobe application. Try closing all other apps, or reboot, and they may disappear from MainType.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:34 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Symbol font style
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: Symbol font style

My Symbol font also shows up as Regular in FontCreator Font Properties Subfamily, but Custom naming for export shows Normal for several languages, so maybe it depends on the version of Windows that you have installed?
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Sep 29, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Symbol font style
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: Symbol font style

My version of MainType (MainType 11.0.0.1268 [May 21, 2021]) shows that Symbol font as Regular. I have only a couple of very old WordPerfect IconSymbols fonts that show up as Normal.
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Sep 29, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: MainType - Support
Topic: Symbol font style
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: Symbol font style

In MainType 11, all of my Symbol fonts indicate a regular style.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: What is 'private use area'
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: What is 'private use area'

Open the glyph overview side panel on the left (Shortcut = Ctrl+L) You will see a list of Unicode character sets. There are several code-points reserved for Astrological symbols. Miscellaneous Symbols.png The Private Use Area code-points are not assigned by the Unicode Consortium to any characters, ...
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Sep 22, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: How to solve "if the values are set for the second glyph..."
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: How to solve "if the values are set for the second glyph..."

See this topic in help

Why do you want to adjust the value for the second glyph in the pair?
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Invalid Characters
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: Invalid Characters

The glyph names do not match the glyphs.

Cent, Sterling, Currency shoud be ¢ £ ¤

Try converting the Symbol font to Unicode from the Tools menu.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Ask for help:Questions about file version
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Ask for help:Questions about file version

See the Instances Tab on the Font Properties Panel.
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by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Bug Reports
Topic: Screwed‐up numeric input
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Screwed‐up numeric input

If I remember rightly, this is due to a Windows control, and so is hard to fix.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: SVG Import Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: SVG Import Issue

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote: Wed Sep 08, 2021 8:35 am See Tools, Options, Exchange to adjust the position and scale of imported SVG files.
That is the only setting to change in FontCreator. How you export your SVG files is critical.

See this tutorial: Create OpenType Color Fonts.
by Bhikkhu Pesala
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Problem with the number of the denominator in the fractional part
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Re: Problem with the number of the denominator in the fractional part

The OpenType dialog uses the / as an escape character. If it is followed by some numbers it will interpret this as a character code-point.
OpenType Fraction Preview 2.png
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Use an additional // to get the expected behaviour.
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