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fonttosfnt(1)                                                    fonttosfnt(1)


       fonttosfnt - Wrap a bitmap font in a sfnt (TrueType) wrapper


       fonttosfnt [ options ] -o file.ttf [ -- ] font...


       Wrap  a  bitmap  font  or  a set of bitmap fonts in a sfnt (TrueType or
       OpenType) wrapper.


       -v     Be verbose.

       -c     Do not crop glyphs.  This usually increases file size,  but  may
              sometimes yield a modest decrease in file size for small charac-
              ter cell fonts (terminal fonts).

       -b     Write byte-aligned glyph data.  By default,  unaligned  data  is
              written, which yields a smaller file size.

       -r     Do  not reencode fonts.  By default, fonts are reencoded to Uni-
              code whenever possible.

       -g n   Set the type of scalable glyphs that we write.  If n  is  0,  no
              scalable  glyphs  are  written;  this is legal but confuses most
              current software.  If n is 1, a single scalable glyph (the unde-
              fined glyph) is written; this is recommended, but triggers a bug
              in current versions of FreeType.  If n is  2  (the  default),  a
              sufficiently  high  number  of  blank  glyphs are written, which
              works with FreeType but increases file size.

       -m n   Set the type of scalable metrics that we write.  If n is  0,  no
              scalable metrics are written, which may or may not be legal.  If
              n is 1, full metrics for a single glyph are  written,  and  only
              left  sidebearing values are written for the other glyphs.  If n
              is 2,  scalable  metrics  for  all  glyphs  are  written,  which
              increases file size and is not recommended.  The default is 1.

       --     End of options.


       Some  of the font-level values, notably sub- and superscript positions,
       are dummy values.


       X(7), Xserver(1), Xft(3x).  Fonts in X11.


       The version of Fonttosfnt included in this X.Org Foundation release was
       originally  written by Juliusz Chroboczek <> for the
       XFree86 project.

X Version 11                   fonttosfnt 1.0.4                  fonttosfnt(1)

Mac OS X 10.6 X11 - Generated Sun Mar 7 12:28:53 CST 2010
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