Troubleshooting

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Empty glyphs in Photoshop

How to fix the error: This glyph seems to be empty
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Unsupported objects & features

How to handle incompatible items
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Found a bug? Send us the logs!

An explanation, a screenshot and the logs are all we need to understand what happened in the extension.
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Is the extension asking you to enter your license key each time?

This activation issue can happen on Mac & Windows, check this for a quick fix.
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Report bugs & feature requests

Found a bug, have an issue or want improvements? Contact us!
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Retrieve a license key

Lost your Fontself credentials? We can help
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Missing characters & font substitution

Accents & other characters switch to a default font? Here's a fix!
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Issues with glyph shapes

How to fix incomplete or broken object paths
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Font is not visible after install

Can’t see your fonts once installed? Try these tricks.
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Font is pixelated in Photoshop

Got bad quality font previews? Just smooth them out!
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Line spacing is not updating

Vertical metrics are a pretty
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Kerning, ligatures & alternates issues

Can't see specific glyphs or the exact letter spacing in your apps?
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Smart Kerning feature is slow, freezes or keeps spinning

When the automated metrics run forever, time to refresh
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Text flows above a text area

Here's why glyphs may slip outside of your text boxes
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Convert color fonts to “black” fonts

Get a monocolor monochromatic version of any multicolor vector font
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PDF export issues with color fonts

PDF 💔 OpenType-SVG fonts
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Font file does not open

Can't edit a specific file? Check 2 potential reasons
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Extension gets super slow

Rebooting & other tips to speed up your system
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Extension panel is missing

Can't see Fontself in the Window > Extensions menu?
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Extension panel is empty

Got a blank screen or Badaboom! when launching Fontself?
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Extension panel is black

Got a black screen when launching Fontself?
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Extension issues in Photoshop

Fontself Generator plugin can not be found?
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Error: file not found & something went wrong

Time to create some folder or set its permissions
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​Error: PlugPlugExternalObject

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Illustrator crashes when making glyphs 😵

Learn how you can solve this by cleaning up files
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Apple Silicon & Windows ARM support

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