opl2ofm(1) Omega opl2ofm(1)
opl2ofm - convert Omega and TeX property-list files to font-metric
opl2ofm [ OPTION... ] 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).)
-help display a brief summary of syntax and options
display progress reports
output version information and exit
None known, but report any found to <email@example.com> (mailing list). You
should also check to see if the bug is present in pltotf(1).
omega(1), ofm2opl(1), pltotf(1), tftopl(1).
Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).
Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>
According to the WEB documentation:
The first PLtoTF program was designed by Leo Guibas in the sum-
mer of 1978. Contributions by Frank Liang, Doug Wyatt, and Lyle
Ramshaw also had a significant effect on the evolution of the
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, result-
ing in the new program OPL2OFM.
The primary authors of Omega are John Plaice <firstname.lastname@example.org>
and Yannis Haralambous <email@example.com>.
This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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).
Omega September 2000 opl2ofm(1)
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