Copying character to clipboard error

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Laura
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Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Laura » Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:17 am

I have a font family that has a lot of custom characters I can't use (not sure how to honestly) unless I copy it from the character screen (Ctrl C or right click copy) & paste it into the other program I am using it in (Ctrl V or right click paste). When I 1st started using the MainType software, it was working perfectly. But now when I copy & paste, it doesn't paste the correct character, it's 9 characters away from the one I copied. How do I fix this?

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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:46 am

What font is this?
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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Laura » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:41 am

It's the Samantha Upright by Laura Worthington, found HERE.

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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:55 am

The font contains OpenType features such as Stylistic Alternatives.

If the software that you're using supports OpenType features you need to enable them to make use of these extra glyphs.

Gabriola contains several Stylistic Sets (ss01-ss07)

This screen shot is from Serif PagePlus X9. What software are you using?
Gabriola Stylistic Sets.png
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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Laura » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:09 am

The program I am using is allowing me to see and use the different styles... I just have to do it 2 times.. for example... I copy what you see highlighted in the image, but what is circled in red is what is copied over. I have to then go back, count how many characters it is away, copy it (the orange one) to get the one I want.

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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:03 am

Within MainType can you see if the selected font is installed?
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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Laura » Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:53 am

yes, it is installed

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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:32 pm

Just guessing what goes wrong,

Are you selecting from the Regular style and then copy and paste it into the Bold style?
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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Laura » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:39 pm

This font doesn't have a bold option & no, the program I place it in is in "normal" settings

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Re: Copying character to clipboard error

Post by Erwin Denissen » Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:40 pm

Does MainType 10 solve the problem?
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