Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 02 January 2003Index
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pbmtextps - render text into a bitmap via postscript
takes a single line of text from the command line and renders it into a PBM
The image is cropped at the top and the right. It is not cropped at the
left or bottom so that the text begins at the same position relative to the
origin. You can use
to crop it all the way.
You can specify the font to use with the
option. This is the name of any valid postscript font which is installed on
Size of font in points. See the
option for information on how to interpret this size.
Default is 24 points.
Resolution in dots per inch of distance measurements pertaining to
generation of the image. PBM images don't have any inherent resolution, so
a distance such as "1 inch" doesn't mean anything unless you separately
specify what resolution you're talking about. That's what this option does.
In particular, the meaning of the font size is determined by this
resolution. If the font size is 24 points and the resolution is 150 dpi,
then the font size is 50 pixels.
Default is 150 dpi.
Width of line to use for stroke font. There is no default stroke width
because the letters are solid by default.
for usage examples.
Copyright (C) 2002 by James McCann
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