otfinfo man page

otfinfo — report information about OpenType fonts


otfinfo [-sfzpvag] [FILE...]


Otfinfo reports information about the named OpenType font FILEs (or standard input, if no FILEs are given). Results are printed to standard output. Each line is prefaced with the relevant FILE if more than one FILE was supplied.


With long options, you need type only as many characters as will make the option unique.

Query options

-s, --scripts

Print supported scripts and language systems. The scripts are printed one per line, with human-readable descriptions; for example:

cyrl            Cyrillic
grek            Greek
latn            Latin
latn.TUR        Latin/Turkish
-f, --features

Print GSUB and GPOS features supported by the selected script (see the --script option below). The scripts are printed one per line, with human-readable descriptions; for example:

aalt    Access All Alternates
c2sc    Small Capitals From Capitals
case    Case-Sensitive Forms
cpsp    Capital Spacing
zero    Slashed Zero
-z, --optical-size

Print optical size information. For example:

design size 11 pt, size range (8.4 pt, 13 pt], subfamily ID 11, subfamily name Semibold Italic
-p, --postscript-name

Print each font's PostScript name. For example:

-a, --family

Print each font's family name. For example:

Minion Pro
-v, --font-version

Print font version information, if available. For example:

OTF 1.013;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.27;makeotf.lib(1.11)
-i, --info

Print each font's name, version, designer, vendor, copyright, and license information. For example:

Family:              Minion Pro
Subfamily:           Regular
Full name:           Minion Pro
PostScript name:     MinionPro-Regular
Version:             OTF 1.011;PS 001.000;Core 1.0.27;makeotf.lib1.3.1
Unique ID:           1.011;ADBE;MinionPro-Regular
Designer:            Robert Slimbach
Vendor URL:          http://www.adobe.com/type/
Trademark:           Minion is either a registered trademark or a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Copyright:           © 2000 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. U.S. Patent Des. 337,604. Other patents pending.
License URL:         http://www.adobe.com/type/legal.html
-g, --glyphs

Print the name of every glyph in each font, one per line. For example:

-u, --unicode
Print each Unicode code point supported by the font, followed by the glyph number representing that code point (and, if present, the name of the corresponding glyph).
-t, --tables

Print the size and name of every OpenType table in the font. For example:

     52 BASE
  87723 CFF
   4940 DSIG
  21366 GPOS
-T table, --dump-table=table
Print the contents of the font's OpenType table table.

Miscellaneous options

Select the script system script and language system lang used to look up features by --features. Examples include "latn" (Latin script), "grek" (Greek script), and "yi.YIC" (Yi script with classic characters). If lang is not specified, otfinfo will use the default language system for that script. Defaults to "latn".
-V, --verbose
Write progress messages to standard error.
-q, --quiet
Do not generate any error messages.
-h, --help
Print usage information and exit.
Print the version number and some short non-warranty information and exit.

See Also


OpenType Specification, Version 1.4


Eddie Kohler (ekohler@gmail.com)

Referenced By


LCDF Typetools Version 2.105