xtotroff(1) convert X font metrics into GNU troff font metrics


xtotroff [ -rresolution ] [ -spoint-size ] [ -v ] FontMap


xtotroff takes a FontMap, which maps groff fonts to X11 fonts, creates GNU troff metric files for all fonts listed. Each line in FontMap consists of GNU troff font name and an X font name (XLFD) pattern, separated by whitespace. Example:

TB   -adobe-times-bold-r-normal--*-*-*-*-p-*-iso8859-1

The wildcards in the patterns are filled with the arguments to the -r and -s switches. If a font name is still ambiguous, xtotroff aborts.


It is possible to have whitespace between a command line option and its parameter.
Set the resolution for all font patterns in FontMap. The value is used for both the horizontal and vertical resolution. If not specified, a resolution of 75dpi is assumed.
Set the point size for all font patterns in FontMap. If not specified, a size of 10pt is assumed.
Print the version number.


The only supported font encodings are 'iso8859-1' and 'adobe-fontspecific'.


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