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afm2afm - reencode an afm file
re-encodes an afm
Metrics (including kerning data) for characters not present in the
chosen encoding are excluded from the output, which resuls in
(potentially much) smaller files.
Additional kerning pairs can be added to the output file.
If you don't specify an encoding file,
the afm file isn't re-encoded;
however, all unused (unencoded) data is still pruned.
The program also generates an entry for a dvips-style map file,
but only if the afm file has been re-encoded and
the output was written to file
(i.e., if both the -encoding and -output options were specified).
OPTIONS AND ARGUMENTS
Print a short description of the syntax
- -encoding encodingfile
Re-encode to the enconding in encodingfile
- -kpx kpxfile
Read additional kerning pairs from kpxfile and add these to the output.
This option cannot be used to override values from the input afm file,
since afm2afm will write both old and new values to the output!
The kpxfile should contain kerning data in standard afm format,
i.e. for each kerning pair there should be a line
KPX <left_glyph> <right_glyph> <amount>
All other lines in the kpxfile are ignored.
- -output outputfile
Write the result to outputfile instead of "stdout".
The afm file to be re-encoded.
You may use either one or two dashes before options,
and option names may be shortened to a unique prefix.
Marc Penninga <firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Marc Penninga.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU
General Public License as published
by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License,
or (at your option) any later version.
A copy of the GNU
General Public License is included with afm2afm
see the file GPLv2.txt
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY
; without even the implied warranty of
or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU
General Public License for more details.
(See the source code for the rest of the story.)
Added the -kpx command-line option.
Replaced all "given/when" constructions in the source code by "if"'s,
to avoid warnings about experimental features in Perl 5.18 and later.
Refactored the code; added the ``no re-encoding, only pruning''
- OPTIONS AND ARGUMENTS
- RECENT CHANGES