I've been learning Photoshop, used the Text tool many times but today I came across some options which I've never seen before. Can someone explain what they are for, and how to turn them on/off? enter image description here

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    The options appear when you highlight a letter in a font which has alternate glyphs available. I honestly don't know if there's a way to switch off this feature. Perhaps have a look in the preferences?
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 7, 2020 at 18:05
  • Thanks, if this can be useful I'll keep it
    – rp_photos
    Jan 7, 2020 at 18:28

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Uncheck (disable) the Preferences → Type → Enable type layer glyph alternates feature.

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  • Thanks, if it's useful I'll keep it, strange thing is that in my case this option is available just under "o" letters. Do you know why and where can i customize it?
    – rp_photos
    Jan 7, 2020 at 18:18
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    @rp_photos - it only shows up when you have highlighted a letter which has an alternate glyph in the specific font you have selected. So, it actually depends on the font. Some fonts have no alternates, and some have many.
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 7, 2020 at 18:21
  • @Billy Kerr - Ok, thanks a lot.
    – rp_photos
    Jan 7, 2020 at 18:22

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