Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 14 December 1993
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pktogf - convert packed font files to generic font files
This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete
documentation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file
Web2C: A TeX implementation.
program converts a packed font file
to a generic font file
font files are much smaller than the corresponding
but some DVI readers only understand
on the command line must be complete. Because
the resolution is part of the extension, it would not make
sense to append a default extension as is done with TeX or
DVI-reading software. The
defaults to the same (stripped) name as
and it is placed in the current
working directory with the
For example, the input file
switch is given,
operates silently. With
the version number of the program and statistics about the
unpacking are output to
environment variable PKFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the variable
TEXPKS. If that is not set, it uses TEXFONTS. If that is not set, it
uses the system default.
for the details of the searching.
Donald E. Knuth et al.,
Tomas Rokicki wrote the program.
Pierre MacKay adapted it for compilation with
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