Sorting Glyphs

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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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Unicode Codepoints

Glyphs will be sorted by these rules:

Glyphs are sorted by their Windows mappings
Then all remaining glyphs are sorted by their glyph names

 

The Unicode code points are retrieved from the Windows Character to Glyph Index Mappings.

 

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 Windows mappings

 

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 Windows mappings

 

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 Windows mappings