I tried to hold the Alt or Shift or Ctrl but anyway I accidently change the aspect ratio of letter when I only need to increase size.

  • The official documentation mentions [Shift]: "The Scale tool lets you freehand rescale an object. Holding down the Shift key allows you to scale an object while constraining it to the proportional ratio."
    – elegent
    Apr 12, 2016 at 18:26
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    Yes but Shift do nothing :( I am on Linux Ubuntu Apr 14, 2016 at 4:42
  • Same issue here, Shift does nothing.
    – eudoxos
    Apr 14, 2017 at 11:01

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Ctrl + \


Element -> Transformations -> Transform

fontforge scale with saving proportion

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