FontLab 7

User guide & resources for FontLab 7
FontLab 7 User Manual (HTML online version) FontLab 7 videos (on YouTube, some videos may be for FontLab VI) Get FontLab 7 help from our support team (re...
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019 at 1:24 PM
Upgrading to FontLab 7
Upgrade from FontLab VI $99 or free! Download, install and run the FontLab 7 30-day trial version. The app is fully functional, so start working in ...
Sat, 11 Jul, 2020 at 3:02 AM
The Glyph window view gets corrupted and FontLab crashes
Issue: The user interface is corrupted every time I launch FontLab 7. If I try and make any change at all to any ongoing project, the visual interface c...
Sat, 11 Jul, 2020 at 3:03 AM
FontLab 7 for Windows: Auto-Update Fails
Issue: Some FontLab Windows users may encounter a problem that causes the auto-update to fail to download successfully. Solution: If this happen...
Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 at 3:28 AM
Glyphs are clipped or appear oversized or too small after export
Question When I export the font, many glyphs are clipped or appear oversized or too small compared to other fonts Answer You can correct this in several ...
Sat, 18 Apr, 2020 at 3:10 PM
What happens if my font does not support a certain character?
Question What happens if my font does not support a certain character? Do I have to design glyphs for as many characters as possible?  Answer Before the ...
Sun, 19 Apr, 2020 at 9:27 PM
Creating instances in a font with 3 masters
Question: I have a file with three weight masters: Thin Italic, Medium Italic and Black Italic. One axis, three masters – three layers. From that, do yo...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 3:03 AM
Troubles with left and right sidebearings
Question: I'm having trouble with metrics, and I've never encountered this before. When I manually type in the right and left sidebearings, say 4...
Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 at 3:06 AM
Floating coordinates of nodes, stems width etc.
Question: The Quick Measurement tool shows me the non-integer value of stem width sometimes, like 24.85 instead of 25. How can I fix that? Answer: You...
Sat, 11 Jul, 2020 at 2:56 AM
Glyph points jump up/down in Adobe apps when you use Variable Font sliders
When you export a Variable TT font, in some cases, the FreeType rasterizer showed some points (nodes) of the glyph jump up/down when you chose an instance. ...
Sun, 19 Jul, 2020 at 1:10 PM