FontLab 7

Use fontmake to export variable fonts or instances
Install Python 3 macOS In Finder, to /Applications/Utilities/ Double-click Terminal.app In Terminal, paste this and press Enter: [ ! -x "$(whi...
Thu, 30 Jul, 2020 at 9:13 AM
Color CMYK fonts?
Question: I want to create a font of colour logos exactly imported from illustrator with CMYK information. Is that possible? Answer: Pretty much th...
Thu, 13 Aug, 2020 at 5:29 AM
The final font file is too large
Issue: When I export the font I get the font file which is too large. Is there a way to shrink a file from X Mb to smaller. Solution: Actually t...
Thu, 17 Sep, 2020 at 9:44 AM
Nodes at Extremes doesn't add nodes
Question When I use Contour > Nodes at Extremes it doesn't work hence FontAudit suggests to add a node at the extremum. Why? Answer Nodes at Extr...
Fri, 16 Oct, 2020 at 7:37 AM
RTL in Metrics window?
Issue: I recently purchased Fontlab 7 after years of working with Fontlab Studio 5.2 and I work with mostly Hebrew fonts which are right-to-left scripts...
Tue, 6 Jul, 2021 at 2:24 AM
How do I speed up FontLab 7?
Question I have a file with 2000+ glyphs (Including 1200+ autolayers) in 10 masters. Work in the glyph window are going quite slow. Especially deleting ...
Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 at 6:03 AM
Single-line fonts export
Question I am trying to create a custom single-line font for CNC applications. I made the shapes in Adobe Illustrator and uploaded them to FontLab 7. Wh...
Tue, 9 Nov, 2021 at 6:27 AM
Right-to-left kerning
Issue: I am working on a font in Hebrew, after I export the file, all the kerning goes wrong and the spacing between letters is completely off. Is the p...
Mon, 17 Jan, 2022 at 6:39 AM