Generate Glyph Names

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vikramkhatri
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Generate Glyph Names

Post by vikramkhatri » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:28 pm

Hi,

FC generates glyph names as uni901. Is there a way, I can force to generate names with prefix as 'u' only instead of 'uni'. The reason - the names becomes long and I wanted to keep it as short as possible.

If there is no UI option, is there a way to do it through some export / import capability?

Any help is very much appreciated.

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Re: Generate Glyph Names

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Dec 06, 2015 5:54 pm

  1. Tools, Options, Advanced, Copy Data Files to User Data Folder.
  2. Open User Data Folder
  3. Edit glyphnames.dat in notepad or whatever
  4. Name each codepoint that you wish to have a custom name.
I have done like this:

Code: Select all

1D00;a.smcp
0299;b.smcp
1D04;c.smcp
1D05;d.smcp
etc.
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