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bdftruncate(1)						      General Commands Manual						    bdftruncate(1)

bdftruncate - generate truncated BDF font from ISO 10646-1-encoded BDF font SYNOPSIS
bdftruncate threshold < source.bdf > destination.bdf DESCRIPTION
bdftruncate allows one to generate from an ISO10646-1 encoded BDF font other ISO10646-1 BDF fonts in which all characters above a threshold code value are stored unencoded. This is often desirable because the Xlib API and X11 protocol data structures used for representing font metric information are extremely inefficient when handling sparsely populated fonts. EXAMPLE
The command bdftruncate 0x3200 < 6x13.bdf > 6x13t.bdf will generate the file 6x13t.bdf in which all glyphs with codes >= 0x3200 will only be stored unencoded (i.e., they are encoded at code- point -1). SEE ALSO
ucs2any(1) AUTHOR
bdftruncate was written by Markus Kuhn. Branden Robinson wrote this manual page, originally for the Debian Project. X Version 11 font-util 1.0.1 bdftruncate(1)

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BDFIMPLODE(1)						      General Commands Manual						     BDFIMPLODE(1)

bdfimplode - Convert a BDF font into GNU Unifont .hex format. SYNOPSIS
bdfimplode < input_font.bdf > output_font.hex DESCRIPTION
bdfimplode reads a BDF font from stdin and writes GNU Unifont .hex conversion of the font to stdout. FILES
*.bdf font files SEE ALSO
hex2bdf(1), hex2bdf-split(1), hexbraille(1), hex2sfd(1), hexdraw(1), hexmerge(1), johab2ucs2(1), unibmp2hex(1), unicoverage(1), unidup(1), unihex2bmp(1), unipagecount(1), uniunmask(1) AUTHOR
bdfimplode was written by Roman Czyborra. LICENSE
bdfimplode is Copyright (C) 1998 Roman Czyborra, and is released under the following terms (taken from "All of my works you find here are freeware. You may freely copy, use, quote, modify or redistribute them as long as you properly attribute my contribution and have given a quick thought about whether Roman might perhaps be interested to read what you did with his stuff. Hori- zontal rules don't apply." BUGS
bdfimplode was written to read a BDF file created by the hex2bdf script. It will not properly handle other BDF files with differing bound- ing boxes. 2008 Jul 06 BDFIMPLODE(1)
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