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Variable Fonts - next big step for webdesign

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Hi. Do you have any plans for implement function to generate "Variable Fonts" in FontCreator?? :D
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Re: Variable Fonts - next big step for webdesign

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We have it on our to-do list, but don't expect it soon.
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Re: Variable Fonts - next big step for webdesign

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Ok... good it's noticed :D
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Variable Fonts

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Hi, I have asked if you are going to implement "Variable Font" managing earlier. Now it's coming fast on the web. I know it's a big step, but it's good to know if I shall wait for it... or looking for another tool to handle just variable fonts?

Look at this link:
https://www.creativebloq.com/features/g ... nts-in-css
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Re: Variable Fonts

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We're working on it, but it takes time.
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Re: Variable Fonts

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Erwin Denissen wrote: Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:25 pm We're working on it, but it takes time.
Ohhh , that's great. Do you have a timeplan? Just apr for a hint :D
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Re: Variable Fonts

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The estimated time of arrival is variable. :wink:
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Re: Variable Fonts

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Bhikkhu Pesala wrote: Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:13 am The estimated time of arrival is variable. :wink:
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Re: Variable Fonts

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Any progress :?:
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Re: Variable Fonts

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We're working on it, but again please be patient. You might see some first steps at the end of this year.

We are also working on other improvements which will probably become available sooner.
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Re: Variable Fonts

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Ok, thanks
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Re: Variable Fonts

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Hey Erwin,

No rush, I know you are working on dozens of features simultaneously.
Will there be a beta version to help with testing? can we help in some way to make progress?
I'd love to use this feature in FC.

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Re: Variable Fonts

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Erwin has released multiple bug fixes and minor updates in recent weeks, but variable fonts clearly won't happen this time around. Maybe for FontCreator 14.
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Re: Variable Fonts

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At the moment there is not much progress related to variable fonts, but it is number one on our to-do list, after we have released MainType 10 next month.
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Re: Variable Fonts

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That's good news! :D
If you need help with testing or give feedback, just let me know. I'd love to help.
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