The General settings contain basic information about the font, and are used to set more specific values in other parts of the Font Info.

Identification

The Identification section contains the name and version of the font.

option description
Family Name The font’s family name. Required
Style Name The font’s style name. Required
Style Map Family Name Family name used for bold, italic and bold-italic style mapping. Recommended
Style Map Style The style map style. The possible values are regular, italic, bold and bold italic.
Version Major Major version. Recommended
Version Minor Minor version. Recommended

Dimensions

The Dimensions section contains the vertical metrics and slant angle of the font.

option description
Units Per Em Units per em. Required
Descender Descender value. Must be 0 or a negative number. Required
x-height x-height value. Required
Cap-height Cap height value. Required
Ascender Ascender value. Required
Italic Angle Italic angle.
option description
Copyright Copyright statement. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 0. Recommended
Trademark Trademark statement. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 7. Recommended
License License text. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 13. Recommended
License URL URL for the license. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 14. Recommended

Parties

option description
Designer Designer name. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 9. Recommended
Designer URL URL for the designer. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 12. Recommended
Manufacturer Manufacturer name. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 8. Recommended
Manufacturer URL Manufacturer URL. Corresponds to the OpenType name table name ID 11. Recommended

Note

option description
Note Arbitrary note about the font. Not included in generated fonts. Use it to keep notes about the UFO (changes, thoughts, to-do list, etc).
Last edited on 26/12/2017