Tutorials tagged “glyph names”

22 articles

Adding Glyphs to Your Font

Adding Glyphs to Your Font

(also available in: Chinese, French)

There are many ways in which you can expand the glyph set of your font. Here is an overview.

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Custom Sidebar Entries in Font View

Custom Sidebar Entries in Font View

(also available in: Chinese, French)

Glyphs 2.1 or higher allows you to add your own custom sidebar entries in the Categories and Languages sections. Here’s how.

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Creating an Icon Webfont

Creating an Icon Webfont

(also available in: Chinese)

A quick and easy introduction to turning your icon set into a webfont.

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Figures: Superscript (Superior) and Subscript (Inferior) Figures

Figures: Superscript (Superior) and Subscript (Inferior) Figures

(also available in: Chinese, French)

The final figure frontier: superscript, subscript and scientific subscript figures. Read on how to implement those.

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Figures: Fractions

Figures: Fractions

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Add numerators, denominators and a fraction slash to your font, and you can type any fraction you want.

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Figures: Small-cap Figures

Figures: Small-cap Figures

(also available in: Chinese, French)

In recent years, people have been adding small-cap figures to their fonts. Here’s how to do that in Glyphs.

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Figures: Slashed Zero

Figures: Slashed Zero

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Quick tip: how to add a slashed zero to your font.

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Figures: Proportional, Tabular, Lining and Old-Style Figure Sets

Figures: Proportional, Tabular, Lining and Old-Style Figure Sets

(also available in: Chinese, French)

Tabular and proportional, old-style and lining figures. Here’s how to make them.

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System Services

System Services

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Not a lot of people know this, but Glyphs actually provides useful System Services. Here’s how to use them.

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Porting to Glyphs

Porting to Glyphs

(also available in: Chinese)

When you switch to Glyphs from a different workflow, a lot becomes easier. But it’s important to mention what works differently from what you are used to. Here are some handy tips on how to move a type project into a Glyphs workflow.

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