I opened a font file in FontForge. I want to enlarge all glyphs by 20%. I tried Element, Transformation, and Transform, but they did not work for me. How can I accomplish this? I am using FontForge 11.21.

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    Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Why do you want to enlarge the glyphs in a font in fontforge? Couldn't you just set a 20% larger font size and perhaps adjust the kerning when using the font in an application?
    – Billy Kerr
    Sep 8, 2019 at 9:11
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    Also details matter. Scaling is sensitive to the point you scale about
    – joojaa
    Sep 8, 2019 at 11:45
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    I needed to do this before merging in glyphs from another font. There are reasons. Feb 22, 2020 at 18:53

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  1. Select all glyphs (ctrl+a)
  2. From menu choose Elements > Transformation > Transform.
  3. Change the second dropdown to Scale Uniformly...
  4. Change X and Y to 120%

Default checkboxes will automatically increase the kerning and width too.

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