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Gareth Griffiths
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Grouping

Post by Gareth Griffiths » Sun Feb 22, 2004 7:57 pm

It would be good to have a function which groups a number of elements together so that they can be moved about without being lost in other elements

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Post by Erwin Denissen » Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:19 pm

This is definitely a nice feature; however the groups can't be saved in the native TrueType font file. So the groups are lost after closing the Font Creator Program unless the groups are saved somewhere as well. A new file format would be an option.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Jun 04, 2008 5:43 am

I think it would be sufficient to group objects temporarily for the purposes of alignment, copying to other glyphs, etc.

One can already use composites for grouping contours permanently so I don't think a new file format is needed.
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Post by lutz » Mon Jul 28, 2008 10:05 pm

I guess a new FontCreator file format could have several other, similar advantages.

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