fondu - convert Macintosh font files to UNIX font format
fondu [-force] [-inquire] [-show] [-latin1]
[-afm] [-trackps] macfile...
The program fondu reads a series of Macintosh font files, checks their
resource forks, and extracts all font related items into separate files.
Input files may be either macbinary files (.bin), binhex files
(.hqx), bare Macintosh resource forks, or data fork resource files (.dfont,
as used by MacOS X). A bare resource fork may be generated easily be copying
a file with a resource fork onto a diskette (or zip drive) using DOS format.
The Macintosh will create a folder called resource.frk (invisible on the
Macintosh itself), in which the resource fork will reside as a bare
The command line should end with a list of one or more Macintosh
font files, macfile...; these files should be macbinary (.bin),
binhex(.hqx), or bare resource fork files.
George Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Force overwriting of the original file.
- Prompt for input before overwriting files. This overrides -force.
- Print out each file as it is created.
- Recode any macintosh bitmap fonts (NFNTs) from the macintosh roman
encoding to latin1.
- If the macfiles argument mentions a file containing a FOND, and that FOND
mentions external PostScript resource files, then attempt to open those
PostScript files as well as processing the original file.
- For any macfile which contains a FOND and points to at least one
PostScript resource file create an Adobe Font Metrics (afm) file. Fondu
will merge width and bounding box information from the PostScript files,
and kerning data from the FOND.
Manual page by Ziying Sherwin (email@example.com) and R.P.C
Rodgers (firstname.lastname@example.org), Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical
Communications, U.S. National Library of Medicine.