Hey there fellas. I've come across this "Font Vertical Metric" problem couple of times now, but it's starting to piss me off a little bit, and also it's becoming a big problem considering that I am working on a multilanguage project. Here goes nothing:

So I bought the font from myfonts.com. The font I bought supports around ~130 languages. Once installed and applied to text styles vertical metrics seem to be completely off (See the screenshot). Well, ok, I know there are many Web Font Generators that help adjust the vertical metrics of the font. In these cases I often use FontSquirrel Web Font Generator. So I did the same thing with my new, fresh & tasty font, and the next thing you know, after converting it doesn't support any other languages than just English. I've tried applying options like Custom Sub Setting options and selecting all languages on the list - no help.

Have anyone ever come across this exact same problem, or something similar for that matter? 

Please help!



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    Shaina Torgerson

    Hi Laurynas,

    Sorry to hear that you're running into issues with "Font Vertical Metric". So that I can better understand the issue you are running into, can you please provide the following information?:

         1. Which InVision product are you using when encountering this issue?
         2. Can you please provide a screencast showing how you encountered this issue?
         3. Have you encountered this issue with more than one font? What font(s) are you encountering this issue with?
         4. Do you have the font downloaded to your machine?
         5. What OS are you using? If Mac, can you please provide a screenshot of your "About this Mac" overview?

    Look forward to hearing from you,


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    Preston McCauley

    I'm not an expert here, but a lot of the line height depends on what the base font was designed for. If it was designed for western type, then it may not have the base set right even though it supports other characters sets. Additional elements like accents, and Cyrillic letters may require a bit of adjustment to get the placement right. Does this behavior happen in other applications with that font? I might try in a word document, and a few others to see if there is a height difference.