Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 16 December 1994
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vptovf - convert virtual property lists to virtual font metrics
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 translates a (human-oriented) property list file to a pair of
(program-oriented) files in the VF (virtual font) and TFM (TeX font metric)
formats. Thus, a virtual font
file can be edited and its exact contents
can be displayed mnemonically.
New virtual fonts, which map characters as seen by TeX into an arbitrary
sequence of low-level typesetting operations,
can also be created in this way.
All three filenames,
are extended with the appropriate suffix, if they lack one.
operates silently. With it, a banner and progress report are printed on
Donald E. Knuth wrote the program, based in part on an idea of David Fuchs,
starting with the code for
Karl Berry adapted it for compilation with
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