Manual Reference Pages - GFTYPE (1)
gftype - translate a generic font file for humans to read
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gf (generic font) file output by, for example,
to a file that humans can read.
It also serves as a
program (i.e., if
gftype can read it, its correct) and as an example of a
gf-reading program for other software that wants to read
gf_file_name 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 T\h-0.1667m\v0.20vE\v-0.20v\h-0.125mX or
DVI-reading software. If no
output_file_name is specified, the output goes to
The output file includes
bitmap images of the characters, if
-i is given on the command line, and a symbolic listing of the
gf commands, if
-m is specified.
gftype looks for
gf_file_name using 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
METAFONTware technical report, available from the T\h-0.1667m\v0.20vE\v-0.20v\h-0.125mX Users Group.
Paul Richards originally ported it to Unix.
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