Section: Omega (1)
Updated: September 2000Index
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ovp2ovf - convert a virtual property-list file into a virtual font file and its associated font metric file
ovp2ovf translates a human-readable virtual property list (OVP)
file, OVPFILE, into a virtual font (OVF) file, OVFFILE
and its companion font metric (OFM) file, OFMFILE.
The program also works with TeX VP files, producing VF and TFM files.
(ovp2ovf is based on the WEB source code for vptovf(1).)
display a brief summary of syntax and options
display progress reports
output version information and exit
Omega Font Metric file
Omega Virtual Font file
Omega Virtual Property List file
None known, but report any found to <firstname.lastname@example.org> (mailing list). You should also
check to see if the bug is in vptovf(1).
omega(1), ofm2opl(1), ovf2ovp(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:
VPtoVF is an extended version of the program PLtoTF,
which is part of the standard TeXware library. OVP2OVF is an
extended version of VPtoVF that allows much larger fonts. 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
The primary authors of Omega are John Plaice
<email@example.com> 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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