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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

getafm (1)

Name

getafm - create an AFM file for a PostScript font.

Synopsis

getafm FontName > output.ps

Description

GETAFM(1)                   General Commands Manual                  GETAFM(1)



NAME
       getafm - create an AFM file for a PostScript font.

SYNOPSIS
       getafm FontName > output.ps

DESCRIPTION
       Getafm  generates a PostScript file which prints an AFM file for a font
       to the printer's output channel. The output of getafm should be sent to
       a printer, or to GhostScript. For example,

                    getafm Times-Roman | gsnd - >Times-Roman.afm


AUTHOR
       Robert Joop (rj@rainbow.in-berlin.de), Angus Duggan


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/psutils    |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       psbook(1),  psselect(1),  pstops(1), epsffit(1), psnup(1), psresize(1),
       psmerge(1), fixscribeps(1), getafm(1), fixdlsrps(1),  fixfmps(1),  fix-
       macps(1),  fixpsditps(1),  fixpspps(1),  fixtpps(1), fixwfwps(1), fixw-
       pps(1), fixwwps(1), extractres(1), includeres(1)

TRADEMARKS
       PostScript is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

BUGS
       Kerning information is not generated by getafm; it is best to use orig-
       inal AFM files if possible.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source was downloaded from  https://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/blfs/conglomera-
       tion/psutils/psutils-p17.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://github.com/rrthomas/psutils.



                                               PSUtils Release 1 Patchlevel 17
                                                                     GETAFM(1)