International Language Environments Guide

Mapping Section

The mapping section of the mp.conf files maps from the intermediate code ranges to the font group in a locale. The format for each line in this section is as follows.




A 4–byte hexadecimal value, starting with 0x, that indicates the start of the code range to map to one or more font groups.


Indicates the end of the code range to map. If the values is '-', only a single intermediate code point is mapped to the target font.


A Type1, PCF, or TrueType font group with which the presentation forms are to be printed.