AutoKern - Import
This step is used to import kerning pairs from file. Press the [...] button to select the file with the kerning pairs.
Two kerning pair files are available from the kerning folder. If you are editing a basic font (mostly ASCII characters) then you can use the standard kerning definition (KerningStandard.txt) and more advanced fonts should use the extended one (KerningExtended.txt).
You can also create a kerning definition file from an existing font by opening the font and export the kerning pair information through the Kerning dialog.
Format should be <First Glyph ASCI I Character or Unicode Value><Second Glyph ASCI I
Character or Unicode Value><carriage return or space><The rest of the line is ignored>
Because Character \ is used as prefix for hexadecimal Unicode values, the ASCII character \ should be placed twice to distinguish between them. For example:
\\\2019 is a \ followed by a quoteright
\20195 is a quoteright followed by digit 5.
Tip: To generate a kerning pair file with a list of kerning pairs from another font, open this particular font and go to Kerning window from the Format menu and press the Save as Text button.
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