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by SteveMB
Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: Export As TrueType -- Filename Has "OTF" Extension
Replies: 1
Views: 989

Export As TrueType -- Filename Has "OTF" Extension

When I export font projects to either TrueType or OpenType formats, the filename gets the OTF extension regardless. I'm not sure if this rises to the level of a bug (the font seems to work OK regardless), but it's an unexpected behavior.
by SteveMB
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Support
Topic: minor edit, then could not use font
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: minor edit, then could not use font

You might have to create a new "dummy" font and paste all the glyphs into it.
by SteveMB
Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Requests and Enhancements
Topic: Request: Option For Saving Default "Smoothing" Values
Replies: 0
Views: 2197

Request: Option For Saving Default "Smoothing" Values

The "smoothing" menu starts blank with each new font; an option for saving a default set of values would come in handy.
by SteveMB
Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:48 pm
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: One-Click Subfamily Set, Hard/Soft Max Kern
Replies: 2
Views: 2912

Re: One-Click Subfamily Set, Hard/Soft Max Kern

That helps once the font has the "Bold" subfamily name, but getting to that point has to be done the more complex way (setting each of the info flags for a "bold" font) manually, which is more error-prone (I've stumbled the first few times, getting a font that looks bold but shows up with a "Regular...
by SteveMB
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: × Auto Backup Before Performing Transformations
Replies: 2
Views: 1793

× Auto Backup Before Performing Transformations

In general, you probably want to make an extra backup copy of the file before doing something you can't undo.

(Actually, an option to create a pre-transform backup copy of the file might be a good option to add to the "This operation cannot be undone - Are you sure you want to do this?" screen.)
by SteveMB
Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Implemented Feature Requests
Topic: One-Click Subfamily Set, Hard/Soft Max Kern
Replies: 2
Views: 2912

One-Click Subfamily Set, Hard/Soft Max Kern

After experimenting with FontCreator for a while, two ideas: 1. A one-click option that would set all the naming data (family and subfamily names, Windows and Mac types, Pantone types) for each of the four basic varieties (Regular, Italic, Bold, BoldItalic). I had to go through quite a bit of fumbli...