Find Glyphs and Advanced Type Features in Sketch

Yes they’re there and no you wont be happy about it because its still not that great— just be prepared

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Just look at those glyphs on that sentence! No they dont need to be there but its a process yall…calm down.

Sketch is not that great with type

There, thats better.

Lets find those glyphs

I’ll stop all of my lollygagging and just show you where to find them in a series of screenshots!

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Here we have a standard sketch project
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This is what we are looking to add onto any space that we can
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This is the box that I’ve selected to add glyphs. Dont worry about the ones already there…I did that previously.
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(Left) Select letterlike symbols and double click to add (Right) You will need to use the dual arrows on the bottom to move your tab over and access the letterlike symbols tab.
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Good luck…you’re probably going to get mad.

Remember, its not great

Good. You have them now. You can at least add the typical stuff like tm, R, and c etc. Unfortunately its just not that great and can be buggy. Be careful about overriding sketch styles with the system font selector as things will be overriden when you least expect it.

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Experience Designer @slalom. Founder, designer, and Illustrator @wattle_n_daub. Boring people to death with UX, illustration, typography, and identity design.

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