"f" and "i" keys in italics causes Premiere to crash
Every time I type the f and I key together in the order "fi" while the font is in italics which I rarely used, the program crashes without any crash reports. The program also won't reopen a saved project file or copy. It completely shuts down the app. Also if you try to type "fi" first and then italicize after, the program freezes.
I cannot reproduce this. Does this only happen with a specific font? Does it matter wether you have ligatures enabled in the Premiere Pro Graphics preferences?
George Langley commented
I CAN REPRODUCE IT. Running Mac OS Big Sur version 11.6.5 and Premiere Pro 22.4.0 build 57.
I have a text object, using Lucida Grande, Regular. I can select all of the text, or just one word and click the Faux Italic to change the selected text to italic. BUT, if any ligature combination of letters is in the selected text (for instance "fi" or "ff"), I get a "low-level exception" alert, the text disappears and quite often Premiere will then crash.
I have emptied my cache and reset my prefs and it still would error/crash.
I do have Prefs/Graphics/Text Styling/Ligatures turned ON (checked). HOWEVER, I turned it off, quit and restarted Premiere and it still errors out if I have any ligature in the text.
It DOESN'T crash if I choose another font, like Helvetica or Arial, and it doesn't matter if I turn the Text Styling/Ligatures pref on or off - no crash either way with those fonts.
SO... what is special about Lucida Grande, that applying the Faux Italic setting to letters that could be a ligature (fi, ff) will cause a low-level exception error/crash?