While anchoring sometimes I want to have an anchor at a similar placement than one I previously placed. For example I like to have many
center anchors in certain glyphs like the T. This way I can build the
Tbar glyphs very easily. This happens more than you might think and I tend to use a lot of anchors generally.
To do this I have to create three separate anchors and position them manually by performing various alignments functions. I know it’s not a major problem but it would make anchor placement much quicker for this kind workflow.
This is why I’d like to be able to duplicate anchors easily.
Cmd+D currently duplicates the whole glyph, which is fine and I also use that. So I suggest just adding the function to copy/paste anchors. When you paste an anchor, just rename it by appending an
_# to it, where
# is an incrementing number.
This is a small feature but it would accelerate anchoring quite a bit, in my opinion.