Section: Omega (1)
Updated: September 2000Index
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ofm2opl - convert Omega and TeX font-metric files to property-list files
ofm2opl translates a binary Omega Font Metrics file,
OFMNAME, into a human-readable property-list form. The
program writes to standard output (by default) or to a file specified
The program also works with TeX TFM files, producing TeX PL files.
(ofm2opl is based on the WEB source code for tftopl(1).)
output character codes
according to TYPE,
which can be either `hex'
or `ascii'. Default is
`hex'. ascii specifes all
ASCII letters and digits;
hex gets you everything
display a brief summary of syntax and options
display progress reports
output version information and exit
an Omega Font Metric file
an Omega Property List file
None known, but report any found to <email@example.com> (mailing list). You may also want to
check to see if the same bug is present in pltotf(1).
omega(1), opl2ofm(1), pltotf(1),
Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).
Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>
According to the WEB documentation:
The first TFtoPL program was designed by Leo Guibas in the
summer of 1978. Contributions by Frank Liang, Doug Wyatt, and Lyle
Ramshaw also had a significant effect on the evolution of the present
Extensions for an enhanced ligature mechanism were added by D.E. Knuth
Extensions to handle extended font metric files (``OFM'') were added
by John Plaice in December 1995 and January 1996, resulting in the new
The primary authors of Omega are John Plaice
<firstname.lastname@example.org> and Yannis Haralambous
This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly
the Debian GNU/Linux system. It may be used by other distributions
without contacting the author. Any mistakes or omissions in the
manual page are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to this
manual page should be directed to me (and not to the primary author).
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