Sometimes I can see the problem and connect the dots, but sometimes I just do not see where the fragments are not connected. For example this letter:


What can you recommend? I importing svg from Inkscape – maybe I can fix something inside Inkscape to prevent this error?

Inkscape font editing

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    A few notes on what I am seeing: 1) Do you really want only the outline of the H to be black in your font? If yes, you should almost certainly work with a stroked font (element → font info → layers → stroked font). 2) You should have nodes at the vertical and horizontal local extrema of your paths. If not, the font rendering at small sizes will look horrible. – Wrzlprmft Feb 25 '16 at 5:43

Element → Validation → Validate complains about open paths and selects the end notes for you. Note that this is the Element menu from the font view, not from the glyph view.

(For your font, it will complain about a lot more things; consider them.)

fontforge validate

  • Element menu not have the Validation... version of FontForge from 24-Aug-2015 – Vitaly Zdanevich Apr 12 '16 at 11:25
  • @VitalyZdanevich: I do not know about that particular version, but I just built FontForge directly from the source and it does have the Validation menu. Note my edit though. – Wrzlprmft Apr 12 '16 at 17:04

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