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Flatten Composite Glyphs

Flatten Composite Glyphs option allows to correctly process rare TrueType and OpenType fonts made from piled-up blocks instead of common contours.

Lettering tool - flatten composite font glyphs

Left: glyphs made from piled-up blocks. Right: glyphs flattened to contours.

Fonts made from blocks are relativelly rare. However, if you want to convert such a font into embroidery, flattening is necessarry.

Note : do not use flattening on common fonts, it will eliminate holes in glyphs.

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