Workspace

RoboFont contains lots of different windows and views, each one connected to a specific function.

Editor environment

Different application windows can be displayed separately or collected into a single window.

Read more: Preferences

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Single Window mode

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Multi Window mode

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Font Collection

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Displays all glyphs in the font, allows sorting with groups, filters, smart lists, etc.

Read more: Font Collection

Glyph Editor

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Displays one single glyph for editing.

Read more: Glyhp Editor

Metrics

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Both Space Center and Kern Center display a string of glyphs for testing words and working on spacing and kerning.

Read more: Space Center, Kern Center

Scripting Editor

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The scripting editor is the place to write and run Python scripts.

Read more: Scripting

Extensions

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RoboFont can easily be extended with additional features and add-ons. Developers can use the Extensions Builder to package RoboFont plugins.

Read more: Extensions

Preferences

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RoboFont allows users to customize many aspects of its interface and behavior through the Preferences window.

Read more: Preferences

Additional Sheets and assisting Windows

All sheets and assisting windows will apply the changes with enter down and close with esc or command+. down. If a close or OK / Apply button is provided.

  • Jump to glyph

    Accessible in the Glyph Editor and Space Center with a hot key (set in the Preferences)

  • Jump to line

    Accessible in the Scripting code editor and Feature editor with ‘command+j’