Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 14 December 1993Index
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gftopk - convert generic font files to packed font files
This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete
documentation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file
Web2C: A TeX implementation
program converts a generic font file output by, for example,
packed font file for use by DVI-reading programs. Packed
are much smaller than the corresponding
so they are generally the font format of choice.
on the command line must be complete. Because
the resolution is part of the extension, it would not make
sense to append a default extension as is done with TeX or
DVI-reading software. The
defaults to the same (stripped) name as
and it is placed in the current
working directory with the
For example, the input file
switch is given,
operates silently. With
the version number of the program and statistics about the
packing are output to
first in the current directory. If it is not present there, it uses the
environment variable GFFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the variable
TEXFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the system default.
for the details of the searching.
Donald E. Knuth et al.,
Tomas Rokicki wrote the program. It was published as
part of the
technical report, available from the TeX Users Group.
Paul Richards originally ported it to Unix.
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