1. NAME

fstobdf - generate BDF font from X font server

2. SYNOPSIS

fstobdf [

-server servername ]

-fn fontname

3. DESCRIPTION

The fstobdf program reads a font from a font server and prints a BDF file on the standard output that may be used to recreate the font. This is useful in testing servers, debugging font metrics, and reproducing lost BDF files.

4. OPTIONS

-server servername
        This option specifies the server from which the font should be read. servername must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7). If not specified, the server name in the

FONTSERVER environment variable is used.

-fn fontname
        This option specifies the font for which a BDF file should be generated.

5. ENVIRONMENT

FONTSERVER

        The default server to use. The server name must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7).

6. SEE ALSO

xfs(1), bdftopcf(1), showfont(1), fslsfonts(1), X(7).

7. AUTHOR

Olaf Brandt, Network Computing Devices
Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices


Jim Fulton, MIT X Consortium