1. NAME ▲
opl2ofm - convert Omega and TeX property-list files to font-metric files
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
opl2ofm [ OPTION... ] OPLFILE[.opl] [ OFMFILE[.ofm] ]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
opl2ofm translates a property-list format file, OPLFILE, into the binary Omega Font Metric format. The program writes to standard output (by default) or to a file specified as OFMFILE.
The program also works with TeX PL files, producing TeX TFM files. (opl2ofm is based on the WEB source code for pltotf(1).)
4. OPTIONS ▲
-help display a brief summary of syntax and options
-verbose display progress reports
-version output version information and exit
5. BUGS ▲
None known, but report any found to <> (mailing list). You should also check to see if the bug is present in pltotf(1).
6. SEE ALSO ▲
Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).
Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>
7. AUTHOR ▲
According to the WEB documentation:
The first PLtoTF program was designed by Leo Guibas in the summer of 1978. Contributions by Frank Liang, Doug Wyatt, and Lyle Ramshaw also had a significant effect on the evolution of the present code.
Extensions for an enhanced ligature mechanism were added by D.E. Knuth in 1989.
Extensions to handle extended font metric files (``OFM'') were added by John Plaice in December 1995 and January 1996, resulting in the new program OPL2OFM.
The primary authors of Omega are John Plaice <> and Yannis Haralambous <>.
This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system. It may be used by other distributions without contacting the author. Any mistakes or omissions in the manual page are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to this manual page should be directed to me (and not to the primary author).