In Magento 2, the icons for backend Menu Items are Private User Area code points added via a custom font file.
_typography.less file appears to ship with the ability to conditionally include one of five font files (
.woff2). The font file that defines these custom endpoint is named
What not clear is if Magento (via LESS CSS, or some other means) ships with the ability to generate these five font files, or if an extension developer is expected to create all five themselves? i.e. it's easy enough to use an Icon Generation program like
IcoMoon to create a
svg version of the font, but does a Magento 2 module developer also need to create
woff2 files themselves?
If not -- how can you use Magento to generate these files from the
If so -- what tools do people use to create the
woff2 versions of the font?