t1utils 1.32

t1utils is a collection of simple type-1 font manipulation programs.
t1utils is a collection of simple type-1 font manipulation programs. Together, they allow you to convert between PFA (ASCII) and PFB (binary) formats, disassemble PFA or PFB files into human-readable form, reassemble them into PFA or PFB format. Additionally you can extract font resources from a Macintosh font file (ATM/Laserwriter), or create a Macintosh Type 1 font file from a PFA or PFB font.

There are currently six programs:

t1ascii converts PFB files to PFA format.

t1binary converts PFA files to PFB format.

t1disasm disassembles a type-1 font (PFA or PFB format) into a
raw, human-readable text form for subsequent hand
editing, tweaking, hint fixing, etc...

t1asm assembles type-1 font into PFA or PFB format from
human-readable form produced by t1disasm.

t1unmac extracts POST resources from a Macintosh type-1 file
(ATM/Laserwriter) into PFA or PFB format for use outside
the Macintosh environment. The Macintosh file should be
stored in MacBinary, AppleSingle, AppleDouble, or BinHex
format, or as a raw resource fork. Note that t1unmac does
not have to run on a Macintosh, but makes Macintosh type-1
fonts available to Unix machines and PCs.

t1mac creates a Macintosh Type 1 file from a PFA or PFB-format
Type 1 font. Writes the Macintosh file in MacBinary,
AppleSingle, AppleDouble, or BinHex format, or as a raw
resource fork. WARNING: This will not suffice to use the
new font on a Macintosh, as Macintoshes cannot read raw
Type 1 fonts. You will need to create a font suitcase
containing bitmap fonts if you do not have such a suitcase
for the font already. T1utils cannot help you do this.

Installation:

You need an ANSI C compiler, such as gcc.

Just type `./configure', then `make'. `make install' will build and
install the utilities and their manual pages.

./configure' accepts the usual options. See `INSTALL' for more
details. The most commonly used option is `--prefix', which can be used
to install the utilities in a place other than /usr/local.

What's New in This Release:

Fix memory corruption bug. Problem reported by Werner Lemberg.

last updated on:
December 18th, 2007, 5:51 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Eddie Kohler
homepage:
www.lcdf.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Printing

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