is anyone in adobe aware of this problem and are there any work arounds? c'mon adobe, we can't be the first two people who have this same problem. little help here.
We are also experiencing this issue. I have reviewed the links you provided:
1. How to Use Google Fonts in Animate l EdgeHero
-- This article was written on 24/02/2014 and is specific to Edge Animate not Animate CC.
2. Using Google fonts in Animate CC
-- This is what we followed to import 'Poppins' from Google Fonts.
-- A screenshot from this page actually presents the exact issue we are facing - Letter spacing is greyed out. Screenshot below:
It would seem that this is not a unique bug. Can you escalate this such that a fix is applied to the next iteration of Animate CC?
I have an update from the product team.
It's not a bug but a limitation with Dynamic text which is published as CreateJS Text. It does not support certain text properties such as Line Spacing. You can refer to the docs below: