opl2ofm [OPTIONS] OPLFILE[.opl] [OFMFILE[.ofm]]
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).)
- display a brief summary of syntax and options
- display progress reports
- output version information and exit
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
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.
This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <[email protected]>, 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).