Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 14 December 1993Index
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gftype - translate a generic font file for humans to read
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
(generic font) file output by, for example,
to a file that humans can read.
It also serves as a
program (i.e., if
can read it, it's correct) and as an example of a
program for other software that wants to read
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. If no
is specified, the output goes to
The output file includes
bitmap images of the characters, if
is given on the command line, and a symbolic listing of the
environment variable GFFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the variable
TEXFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the system default.
Donald E. Knuth et al.,
David Fuchs and Don Knuth 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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