Features Editor ↩
The Features Editor is a simple code editor for writing OpenType features using the AFDKO feature syntax.
If you kern using Kern Center or MetricsMachine, the kerning data is stored in the font’s kerning dictionary, and will be converted automatically into
kernfeature when the font is generated.
kernfeature is defined in the features, it will override the font’s kerning dictionary.
See Tal Leming’s OpenType Cookbook for a designer-friendly introduction to developing OpenType features.
Linking to external feature files
The Features Editor supports linking to external
.fea files using the
The editor also supports drag-and-drop of
.fea files. The dropped file is inserted as a link to the external
Editing stand-alone feature files
.fea as a native file format. Double-clicking a
.fea file will open it in a separate Feature Editor which is not connected to any UFO.
|Insert In Fonts||Open a sheet to add the features to the selected fonts.|
|Save||Save the feature file.|
|Reload||Reload the feature file from disk.|
More options related to Features are available from the main application menu, under File > Features.
|New Feature||Create a new feature document, disconnected from any UFO file. It will be saved as a
|Export Feature||Export the features from the current font to a