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Fontself Maker for Photoshop release notes

Here’s what we’ve been cooking over the past days/months/years to make your font lunch even more yummy!

[Notes for Illustrator here]

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.2.2

More details about these cool new features here.

2019–06–11

New
- All-caps fonts (uppercase/lowercase-only fonts are saved to display the missing case)
- Font & glyph warnings to highlight potential issues
- Scaling guidelines to compare glyph size with a standard font
- Preview glyph name & Unicode value in Spacing & Kerning views
- Easily copy characters in Spacing & Kerning views
- Convert color fonts to β€œblack” fonts
- Create & edit alternates via Smart Batch
- Scale a font to a specific height
- New help articles on Advanced Spacing and Kerning Groups
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Improved
- Performance improvements (up to 50% faster to refresh fonts)
- New spacing & kerning sample texts to quick-start the process

Fixed
- Kerning Pad bug that displayed wrong alternates
- Scrolling bug when selecting glyphs
- Alternates kerning bug when using kerning groups

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Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.1.2

2019–03–05

Fixed
- Some users weren't able to enter the license key and login successfully.
- The extension could logout after a month if it wasn't used.

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.1.1

2019–01–07

Added
- Create custom glyph for space character
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Fixed
- Wrong alternates in text pad when ligatures were enabled

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.1.0

2018–12–06

Added
- Create glyphs from Unicode values, like U+E902
- Create custom space characters

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.0.2

2018–10–11

Fixed
- Unlocking kerning group pairs prevented from reopening font files
- Monospace feature in Advanced spacing did not work

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.0.1

2018–09–05

Fixed
- Wrong glyph metrics after renaming & replacing a glyph
- Windows installer's title was still "v2"...

Updated
- Our EULA for the software installer

Added
- Our terms and privacy policy for all Fontself tools & services

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 3.0.0

2018–09–02

Added
πŸ‘― Kerning Groups, you can now kern Better, Faster, Stronger...!
πŸ” Import Spacing / Kerning, for font families it's a time-saver!

Improved
- Faster operations with all fonts ✨

Fixed
- πŸ› Tiny bugs
- Create a ligature with multiple dot characters

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 2.3.5

2018–06–13

Fixed
- Better checks on glyphs' advance width⚠️ If you have created fonts with a version older than v2.3.3 containing alternates or ligatures or kerning, open & export the font again to get the fixes.

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 2.3.3

2018–06–05

Added
- A warning if you create alternate(s):
Due to a bug in Photoshop, alternates in color bitmap fonts  will not show up when selecting characters that have alternate glyphs.  To use alternates, pick them from the using the Window > Glyphs  panel.
You can notify the Photoshop team about this issue here and help solve this bug by upvoting it ;)Fixed
- Exporting fonts on Windows should now lead to fewer invalid fonts for Latin & Cyrillic scripts, as alternates, ligatures or kerning could previously cause troubles.⚠️ If you have created fonts containing alternates or ligatures or kerning, open & export the font again to get the fixes.

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 2.3.0

2018–03–20

Added
- Feature parity with Fontself for Illustrator πŸŽ‰Improved
- Faster operations with color bitmap fontsπŸ” Advanced Spacing
πŸ‘― Kerning
πŸ’‘ Smart Batch
🎈 Scale all glyphs at once
πŸ“ Font creation template file

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.6

2017–04–13

Fixed
- Installer issues on some computers
- No need to re-enter your personal license key
- Corrupted fonts on Windows can now be reexported to install
- Links in our chat window work again

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.5

2017–01–18

Warning
- Please upgrade to the latest Photoshop CC 2017.0.1
update to avoid PS crashes & bugs while using color bitmap fontsImproved
- Better glyph metrics for bitmap fonts.
- If you open a document with a selection saved, the drag & drop is now working.

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.4

2017–01–12

Improved
- Compatibility with a specific environment on macOS (it was causing a deactivation of the license when opening the extension).

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.3

2016–12–15

Improved
- Bitmap fonts now work in Photoshop for Windows CC 2017.0.1
- Bitmap fonts now exported as both OpenType-SVG & SBIX image formats for better Mac & PC compatibilityAdded
- Automatic glyph substitution for missing capital, lowercase and accented characters (i.e. if the characters Ê or h are missing in your font, they will be replaced by the existing E or H)

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.2

2016–11–24

Improved
- Better rendering in live preview for bitmap / color fontsFixed
- Bugs

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.1

2016–11–21

Added
- Send logs button in extension menuFixed
- Removed "Beta" from extension's menu

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 1.0.0

2016–11–18

Added
- Live preview for bitmap / color fonts
- New spinner (with progress indicator)Improved
- Performance when exporting bitmap / color fonts
- Auto ascender/descenderFixed
- πŸ› Bugs

Fontself Maker for Photoshop 0.6.0

2016–11–07

Added
- Alerts if the Fontself Generator Plugin is not found or have a problem.Improved
- PerformanceFixed
- Auto activation of Generator in Photoshop

Fontself Maker for Photoshop Beta 0.5.6

2016–11–01

Added
- Auto-update is here!Fixed
- Style of the chat icon

Fontself Maker for Photoshop Beta 0.5.5

2016–11–01

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