How to Use Alternate Glyphs in Cricut Design Space

If you’ve wondered how to use Alternate Glyphs in Design Space this tutorial is for you! In this guide I’m using c129512d9c7c3668bd639eca22315dfb.

  1. Ensure you have installed the font to your device. We have guides on how to install fonts to various devices 160709b1c270b5a781f2b0121895a199.

  2. Restart Cricut Design Space.

  3. Click the text tool and type out your word. For example: garden party. The default font will be Cricut Sans.

  4. Change your font to your desired font choice.

  1. It will look something like this. The letter spacing is typically off for script fonts, this is normal.

  1. You can adjust the letter spacing here:

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  1. Then you will want to open your Character Map (PC) or FontBook (Mac) and locate the glyph you want to copy. To copy hit Ctrl C (PC) or Cmd C (Mac). If you’re on a PC, make sure you are in the Unicode Subrange: Private Use Characters. This is shown 2cd5e46f456f3b7533bfb4d82e5f2572.

  1. Then click back over to Design Space and highlight over the letter you want to change. To paste you must hit Ctrl V (PC) or Cmd V (Mac).

  1. You can keep repeating the Copy + Paste process to get the desired look. Once you’re done with that you can Ungroup the letters to move them around if needed.

  1. This is the finished product:

Let me know if you have any questions! :slight_smile:

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