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Add Support for Variable Fonts

Variable fonts have become usual stuff for web developing now, but Figma doesn’t support them yet.

Because of this I can’t use variable versions of popular fonts so devs implement it in code. It limits me by a lot, especially because some of the most widely used fonts (Inter, Manrope, TT Norms and even Whyte, Figma’s brand font) have variable versions.

If you have something to add, feel free to do it below👇🏼

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The problem appeared once moving quite big project from Sketch to Figma, and suddenly our team is in a situation where we are forced to redesign the app for TTF and leave Variable Font behind. Long story short, product is positioned as Sketch killer, so importing on such a core level should be maintained and not impact the flow.

Variable Fonts are getting hotter and hotter. Figma as innovative software should jump on the hype train and implement the support, like it’s biggest competitor did back in October 2019. Our organization was surprised that it’s not supported already.

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So much needed support.

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yes! I was so surprised it didn’t work. Even adobe has managed to include it to some of their software.

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