Is it possible to move all glyphs (a one go) a few spaces to the right.

djnippa's picture

I need to move all glyphs 8 points to the right for improved spacing.
Is there any easy way of doing this across the whole font at once, without having to move each one individually?

djnippa's picture

Sorted it.
It was in TOOLS > ACTION SET > All glyphs in Font (drop menu) > Available Actions > Contours > Shift > Click the -> arrow to add to the right side menu > Horizontal Shift - Type 8 > Vertical Shift -Type 0.

Then RUN

:)

Martin Silvertant's picture

Judging from the length of your instructions they seem to have hidden that function well. It's good to know where it is, for future reference.

djnippa's picture

Yes, they certainly did hide it.
I also found lots of other useful ACTIONS in there as well, like EFFECTS > PARALLEL.
Which lets you thin out or widen on one, or both axis.
You can also do multiple actions at once.
So you can make your font bold on both axis (parallel), reduce size (scale), then shift it to it's position.

Although I've still got to work out how to increase the spacing all at once,
may be another member has a better suggestion?

Thomas Phinney's picture

> Although I've still got to work out how to increase the spacing all at once,

Tools > Action Set > Metrics > Set Sidebearings
then select "Increase By" and the amount.

djnippa's picture

Excellent. That's great to know. I now have the POWER !!!!!!! well, at least a bit of it. :)

Thomas Phinney's picture

Join with me, and together we will rule the universe!

djnippa's picture

We will CRUSH them all. Mwah ha ha.

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