View > Show Mark Preview is a Glyphs.app plug-in for previewing mark-to-base and mark-to-mark attachment directly in Edit view.
Sample font shown: Lao Pali by Ben Mitchell (@ohbendy).
Please install the plugin via the built-in Plugin Manager, available via Window > Plugin Manager, and restart the application.
- Activate View > Show Mark Preview.
- Open an Edit tab with any number of letters and marks containing appropriate mark attachment anchors (e.g.,
The marks will be stacked onto all letters in the Edit tab, provided they have respective anchors.
- Unfortunately, I cannot disable the default mark cloud under all circumstances (yet).
- Typing new sidebearings in the grey glyph info box (View > Show Glyph Info) does not work when View > Show Mark Preview is on, at least in 2.5b (1072).
Copyright 2017 Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer (@mekkablue). Based on sample code by Georg Seifert (@schriftgestalt) and Jan Gerner (@yanone).
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at
See the License file included in this repository for further details.