The Preferences Window is a place where all user defaults can be edited.

Preference Groups

Preferences are grouped into sections and subsections:

Applying changes

For changes to the preferences to have an effect, click on the Apply button at the top right of the Toolbar.

Some changes may require a restart of RoboFont. If that’s the case, a note will be displayed at the bottom of the window.


Click on the gears icon at the bottom left to open a menu with options.

option description
Reset All Restore all Preferences to their default values.
Export Export all Preferences to a .roboFontSettings file.
Import Import Preferences from a .roboFontSettings file.

Preferences can also be changed using the Preferences Editor.

Last edited on 02/06/2020