where is pfm2afm
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Thu Jul 22 15:00:34 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 04:57:10PM +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día Thursday, July 22, 2010 a las 09:47:52AM -0500, Ryan Coleman escribió:
> > It converts Postscript Font files into Adobe Font Manager files.
> > I've have not a use for it (yet).
> Background of my question is the need of Type 1 font files which cover
> most of the European Unicode scripts for the usage in CUPS.
> In some FAQ I read:
> 9.2. Type 1 Fonts and Metafont
> 9.2.1. Dealing With Mac and Windows Formats
> Many foundries ship fonts with Windows and Mac users in mind. This can
> sometimes pose a problem. Typically, the ``Windows fonts'' are fairly
> easy to handle, because they are packed in a zip file. The only work to
> be done is converting the pfm file to and afm file (using pfm2afm)....
> That's why the question:
> > > Is 'pfm2afm' part of some port in /usr/ports? Thanks in advance
print/ghostscript* installs something called pf2afm, which seems to be
the same thing.
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