Fontlab Studio 5

User Guides & resources for FontLab Studio 5
Mac User Guide (PDF, 18 MB) Windows User Guide (PDF, 16 MB) Video tutorials on YouTube User forum Installer
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 at 7:41 PM
Problems with copy/paste on macOS 10.13 High Sierra
Currently, we recommend users of FontLab Studio 5 and TypeTool 3 consider issues before they upgrade to macOS 10.13 “High Sierra.” See our blog post for la...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 10:13 PM
Fontlab Studio 5 for Mac Crashes (or Freezes) on Launch
Problem: You are launching FontLab Studio 5.1.x for Mac, for the first time after installing You are on a localized (non-English) version of macOS Th...
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017 at 9:22 AM
Warning: Feature block seen before any language system statement
Issue: "language system statement" warning “[WARNING] <..> [internal] Feature block seen before any language system statement. You shoul...
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 at 9:52 AM
Corrupted VFB File
Issue: My VFB file got corrupted ,and I cannot open it any more in Fontlab Studio 5.  The following error message appears: Solution: Try...
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017 at 12:08 PM
How to install Python, RoboFab, TTX/FontTools and other add-ons to enable scripting in FontLab Studio
Issue: How to install Python, RoboFab, TTX/FontTools and other add-ons to enable scripting in FontLab Studio Solution: There are a host of utilities t...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 11:13 AM
Importing EPS Files into FontLab Studio 5
Issue: How can I use Illustrator to draw my glyphs? How can I import glyphs from EPS files? Solution: If you intend to use Adobe Illustrator to draw th...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 3:14 PM
Output Panel is Collapsed on Mac
Issue: In FontLab Studio 5 for Mac, the Output panel has “collapsed”: only the top bar with the Close button is visible. Solution: You can fix i...
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017 at 8:16 AM
Truetype hinting control for import and export in FontLab Studio 5
Issue: What does FontLab do with font-level TrueType hints? Do your current products preserve the font-level (TrueType) hinting? This is what would be n...
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017 at 6:04 PM