SYNOPSISovp2ovf [OPTIONS] OVPFILE[.ovp] [OVFFILE[.ovf] [OFMFILE[.ofm]]]
ovp2ovf translates a human-readable virtual property list (OVP) file, OVPFILE, into a virtual font (OVF) file, OVFFILE and its companion font metric (OFM) file, OFMFILE.
The program also works with TeX VP files, producing VF and TFM files. (ovp2ovf is based on the WEB source code for vptovf(1).)
- display a brief summary of syntax and options
- display progress reports
- output version information and exit
- Omega Font Metric file
- Omega Virtual Font file
- Omega Virtual Property List file
According to the WEB documentation:
- VPtoVF is an extended version of the program PLtoTF, which is part of the standard TeXware library. OVP2OVF is an extended version of VPtoVF that allows much larger fonts. The idea of a virtual font was inspired by the work of David R. Fuchs who designed a similar set of conventions in 1984 while developing a device driver for ArborText, Inc. He wrote a somewhat similar program called PLFONT.
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).