gf2pbm(1) convert a character from a GF font file to PBM format


gf2pbm [options] GF-file


This manual page documents briefly the gf2pbm command. gf2pbm is a program that converts a single character from a METAFONT-produced GF font file to PBM format. It is used internally by mftrace(1) to feed to autotrace(1) to create a Postscript outline description of the character.


Dump a bitmap file.
Show glyph size.
-n NUM
Process glyph number NUM.
Output to FILE instead of stdout.
Show summary of options.
Display debugging information.


gf2pbm exits with status 0 if successful, status 1 if the requested glyph did not exist and status 2 if there was some other error.


gf2pbm is based on Paul Vojta's Xdvi, and was munged by Han-Wen Nienhuys <[email protected]>. This manual page was written by Julian Gilbey <[email protected]>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).