Sorting Glyphs

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Sorting Glyphs

To change the order of the glyphs within a font select one of the options from the Sort Glyphs submenu in the Tools menu.

No matter which option you select, these glyphs (if available) will always come first in the new order.

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More information about these special glyphs can be found here: Recommended Glyphs.

Unicode code-points

Glyphs will be sorted by these rules:

Glyphs are sorted by their code-points

Then all remaining glyphs are sorted by their glyph names

Glyph names

Glyphs will be sorted by these rules:

The glyphs are sorted by their glyph names

Then all remaining glyphs are sorted by their code-points

Glyph type (empty, simple, composite)

Glyphs will be sorted by these rules:

The glyphs are sorted by their glyph type

Then all remaining glyphs are sorted by their code-points

Alphanumeric

Glyphs will be sorted by these rules:

The glyphs are sorted by their mapped character. This features uses default compare functions as used in Windows.

Then all remaining glyphs are sorted by their code-points