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Recalculating Average Character Width

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 5:18 am
by zoucheng
I used FontCreator 5.6 ,in which there is a feature in the tools-options-font-Recalc average char width,but I can't find it in the version 9.1....

I explored the font always disable it, but now I can't use it in the new version.

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Re: Recalculating Average Character Width

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 6:14 am
by Bhikkhu Pesala
The value is a calculated value. It can be seen in the Font Information from the Font menu.
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Re: Recalculating Average Character Width

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 6:21 am
by zoucheng
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 6:14 am
The value is a calculated value. It can be seen in the Font Information from the Font menu.

Average Character Width.png
thanks for replying....
But i want to Cancel the election when i export this font....if not,some characters' width in this font will be changed...
now ,i can't find this feature....

Re: Recalculating Average Character Width

Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 7:36 am
by Bhikkhu Pesala
zoucheng wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 6:21 am
But i want to Cancel the election when i export this font....if not,some characters' width in this font will be changed...
Nothing will be changed. Advance width is set in the font. Average character width is just a calculated value like CapsHeight or x-height. It has no affect on the glyphs in your font.