Can’t convert to compatible TrueType curves. Glyph “A” is not compatible

Hi, I’ve seen this post a few times but not quite the same issue.
I’m testing using live strokes for variable font, and have two axes, weight and width.
I’ve been exporting this as a GX successfully and just decided to try and add a Thin weight to the masters and instances by duplicating the regular master and changing the stroke and instances info accordingly. So the letters are duplicates of each other.
It’s super simple, the A only has two lines so it’s clear that the masters are all compatible, and the preview is rendering correctly at the bottom of the window.
But on export I get the error “Can’t convert to compatible TrueType curves.
Glyph “A” is not compatible.”
I have Enforce Compatibility Check on in the custom parameters.
Can anyone think why this is happening?
Thanks!

that happens when the conversion to Truetype fails. Can you send me your test file?

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Thanks Georg, sent to support@ FAO Georg

If you enable View menu > Show Nodes > Extra Nodes, You’ll see that in some masters there are no extreme points at the feet of the A. Inserting them would produce a small bump – but not doing it breaks compatibly. I need to think about this.

Thanks Georg

Hey Georg
I looked at the nodes on the strokes and it seems like the amount of nodes reduces as the stroke weight gets thinner… So the fatter ones have 4 nodes around the feet but the thin weight only has 3. Is that what you mean?
Thanks

Yes, that is what I mean.

Great, glad I understand. I’m assuming not but is there a way to add extra nodes to parts of a live stroke? Paths>Add extremes isn’t relevant here right?

I am experiencing the exact same problem here. Either straight line or curve, round caps break compatibility. I hope it will get fixed…

You need to explain your problem a bit more.

@GeorgSeifert Hello Georg, I’m wondering how to insert an extreme point when I use stoke weights.

Can you send me that glyph?

Thanks for the file. The algorithm doesn’t produce compatible outlines in a few places. I’ll see what I can do about this. it is mostly about the extreme points in the round paths endings. Some ends have one and some have two.