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Fix Python in FontLab 8 on macOS 10.13 High Sierra

If you’re running FontLab 8 on macOS 10.13 High Sierra and would like to use Python scripts, you need to run a special fix. This is only needed on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, not any newer macOS systems.

  1. Download fix_fontlab_8_for_macos_10_13.vfpy
  2. Open FontLab 8, choose File > Open, navigate to your Downloads folder and open the downloaded fix_fontlab_8_for_macos_10_13.vfpy file.
  3. You’ll be asked to download and install Python 3.10.5. Follow the instructions and when you have installed Python, restart FontLab.

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