ttf2afm man page

ttf2afm — utility to generate AFM files for TrueType fonts

Synopsis

ttf2afm [Options] FONTFILE

Description

ttf2afm is used to generate Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files for TrueType (TTF) fonts to allow them to be used with TeX.

ttf2afm takes the name of a TrueType font file as a required argument. It may also take one or more options from the list below (-i and -u are mutually exclusive).

Options

-i
force printing glyph names in form `index'decnum
-u
force printing glyph names in form `uni'hexnum
-c name
write encoding tables to file name.eMN, where M is the platform ID and N is the encoding ID
-v
print program version
-e enc
encode AFM output using encoding vector from enc
-o outfile
output to file outfile instead of standard output
-m num
use Unicode mapping num in the font

Platform numbers can be one of

0
Apple Unicode
1
Macintosh
2
ISO
3
Microsoft

Encodings can be

0
Roman (if platform is Macintosh)
0
Symbol (if platform is Microsoft)
1
Unicode (if platform is Microsoft)

See Also

afm2tfm(1), afm2pl(1). FontForge (http://fontforge.sf.net). LCDF TypeTools (http://lcdf.org). A closer look at TrueType fonts and pdfTeX, Han The Thanh (http://tug.org/TUGboat/tb30-1/tb94thanh…).

Bugs

Send bug reports to <pdftex@tug.org> (public mailing list).

Author

ttf2afm is part of pdfTeX and was written by Han The Thanh.

This manual page was originally written by C.M. Connelly, for the Debian GNU/Linux system, and updated by Karl Berry and others.

Info

8 March 2016 Web2C 2016