Accessing Glyphs in Affinity on iPad

Accessing glyphs and alternates of fonts in Affinity Designer can be a little tricky, but once you know where to look, it will become second nature.

Follow along to learn how to access the glyphs panel to make full use of your purchased fonts.

How to Import a Font in Affinity Designer

From the Preferences section accessible on the front page of Affinity, Click on Fonts.

Click the Cloud Icon and navigate to your chosen font.

How to Access Glyphs


Use the Art Text tool to type out your text.

Tap Typography.

Tape OpenType. Highlight the letter(s) you would like to change and select from the available alternates under the  Swashes, All Alternates, or Stylistic Sets sections.  Note that not all letters will have options under these sections.

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