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  1. Validate fields in font settings to catch illegal characters such as & since it generates an error in SVG

    When exporting my font to SVG I kept getting an EntityRef error and finally figured out it was the & (ampersand) I placed in the name of the company in the copyright text field.

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    • shift+click to select multiple layers

      Holding shift and left clicking to select multiple continuous layers.

      2 votes
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      • Grid / Guide snapping

        It's really nice to have all those guide and grid options, but they would be of much more use if glyphr actually snapped to those during editing (moving / scaling, etc.)

        33 votes
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        • The ability to add background image.

          Say, you've drawn character on a piece of paper and want to make something similar in editor. It would be much easier to do stuff if you could drag and drop photo of the character to the background of the main content area and then be guided by it through out the work. Of course, you should be able to adjust it according to grid.

          16 votes
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          • Reorder kerning pairs in the list

            Maybe with a drag and drop UI.

            14 votes
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            • The ability to import .PNG, Bitmp, and other transparent image types.

              For some people, like my self, we may want to create entirely new letters with complex curves and symbols; therefore it would be nice to, say, draw the symbol on a piece of paper, scan it, edit it with a third-party "paint editor," then upload the resulting image into Glyphr. A three month font type, could be cut down to anywhere from fifteen minutes to a few hours. One imager, per letter/symbol/number.

              33 votes
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              • Please make obvious how to exit a project to start a different one

                Also, I was unable to open anything in Safari...

                5 votes
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                • Chrome Packaged App / File Autosave

                  A Chrome Packaged App version with file autosave would be great.

                  13 votes
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                  • Boolean operations

                    Ability to select two shapes and perform a boolean operation on them, such as subtract and union.

                    19 votes
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                    • Option to export webfont kits

                      An automated way to export a package that contains all the font files needed for a proper web reading in all browser (.oet, .svg, .ttf, .woff), additionally include a css file with css code for implementation and a sample html file (similar to what you get when create a webfont on http://www.fontsquirrel.com/tools/webfont-generator)

                      17 votes
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                      • 3 votes
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                        • 28 votes
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                          • Accented character generator

                            An automated process to create accented versions of characters

                            21 votes
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                            • Show some neighboring characters in the edit canvas

                              While you are editing a certain character, specify some other characters to show to the left or right of it, so you can see how that character looks in context. Maybe also edit kerning values as well.

                              16 votes
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                                started  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                              • Redo

                                Right now there is only Undo!

                                17 votes
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                                • Better Test Drive experience

                                  Improve the live preview experience: Tear it out to a new window, support paragraph-level previews, automatic word wrapping for sample text...

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Set handle angle in degrees, and be able to lock the handle angle

                                    Currently handles can be locked vertically or horizontally. This would enable you to lock a handle to any arbitrary angle.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Oblique character generator

                                      An automated process to take all the characters in a font and slant them at a specified angle.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Paths with stroke thickness

                                        Fonts don't support paths with stroke thickness, only fill. But, we could allow you to specify a path with stroke thickness, then when exporting a font, that path's stroke could be outlined to create a filled shape.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Snap a point to vertical or horizontal

                                          A new Path Point action that would set the handles either vertically or horizontally, and lock them to that orientation. Useful for the extreme left/right/top/bottom points of curved shapes.

                                          3 votes
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