Script to generate weights


So currently to generate weights I have a font with two master and instances of the weights I want.

I then use File > Generate Instances which generates those weights

I then go through each of the weights produced and use File > Export to Export each weight.

Is this the correct process to produce weights.

Years ago when I used Fontlab I had a macro that I must have copied/hacked together from somewhere that did the above actions in one macro. I could generate the weights and save them.

Is anything like this available in glyphs?

You don’t need to generate instances. Just export the original file.

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All your instances are exported at once when you use File > Export… , so you don’t need to do that for each weight. In Glyphs 3 the tab “Instances” has even been renamed “Exports”.