Section: Omega (1)
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ovf2ovp - convert a virtual font file and its associated font metric file into property-list format
ovf2ovp translates a virtual font (OVF) file, OVFNAME,
and its companion font metric (OFM) file, OFMNAME, into a
human-readable property-list format. The program writes to standard
output (by default) or to a file specified as OVPNAME.
The program also works with TeX VF and TFM files, producing TeX VP
files. (ovf2ovp is based on the WEB source code for
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 else.
display a brief summary of syntax and options
display progress reports
output version information and exit
Omega Virtual Property List file
Omega Font Metric file
Omega Virtual Font file
None known, but report any found to <email@example.com> (mailing list). You should also
check to see if the bug is also in vftovp(1).
omega(1), ofm2opl(1), ovp2ovf(1),
pltotf(1), tftopl(1), vftovp(1),
Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).
Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>
According to the WEB documentation:
VFtoVP is an extended version of the program TFtoPL,
which is part of the standard tex()ware library. The idea of a
virtual font was inspired by the work of David R. Fuchs who designed a
similar set of conventions in 1984 while developing a device driver
for ArborText, Inc. He wrote a somewhat similar program called
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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