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evftobdf(1) [sunos man page]

evftobdf(1)							   User Commands						       evftobdf(1)

NAME
evftobdf - convert evfont file to BDF format SYNOPSIS
evftobdf [-t] [-p propertyfile] filename... AVAILABILITY
SUNWjfpu DESCRIPTION
evftobdf converts the evfont format file to X11 BDF 2.1 format file. evftobdf is typically used to generate fonts for use with the X11/NeWS window system. OPTIONS
-t Prints a properties of the BDF fonts on standard output; a reformatted font file is not dumped. The filename must be BDF format file. -ppropertyfile Takes in BDF properties from other file. The property file take format like BDF, and it can define 2 properties which is seperated by "{" and "}" block in one file. SunOS 5.10 10 Jan 2003 evftobdf(1)

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BDF2GDFONT(1)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					     BDF2GDFONT(1)

NAME
bdf2gdfont.pl - Convert X11 "BDF" fonts into a loadable font format for GD. SYNOPSIS
% bdf2gdfont.pl courR12.bdf > courR12.fnt DESCRIPTION
This script converts BDF-style X11 font files into a format that can be loaded by the GD module using the GD::Font->load() method. There are a number of ways to obtain BDF fonts. 1. The font is already present on your system. Some BDF fonts can be found in the standard X11R6 distribution. This script will automatically uncompress gzipped font files if their extension ends with .gz (the gunzip program must be on your path). 2. From a font server. The "fstobdf" utility, a standard X11 utility, will read a named font from the font server of your choice and return it in BDF format. You can pipe it to bdf2gdfont.pl: fstobdf -s fontserverhost:7100 -fn 8x16 | bdf2gdfont.pl > newfont.fnt Use xlsfonts to find out what fonts are available. Most fonts will have long names like -B&H-LucidaTypewriter-Bold-R-Normal-Sans-18-180-75-75-M-110-ISO8859-10. 3. Using the pcf2bdf utility. Some fonts are only available in PCF (compiled) format. To obtain these, you can either turn on a font server and follow recipe (2), or use TAGA Nayuta's pcf2bdf utility. This utility is available from http://www.tsg.ne.jp/GANA/S/pcf2bdf/ (page is in Japanese, but you can find the download link). Limitations This font converter only works with fixed-width fonts. If used with a TrueType or proportional font it will die with an error message. SEE ALSO
GD AUTHOR
Lincoln Stein <lstein@cshl.org>, heavily adapted from bdftogd from Jan Pazdziora <adelton@fi.muni.cz>. Copyright (c) 2004 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. perl v5.12.1 2010-07-05 BDF2GDFONT(1)

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