ovp2ovf(1)                           Omega                          ovp2ovf(1)


       ovp2ovf - convert a virtual property-list file into a virtual font file
       and its associated font metric file


       ovp2ovf [ OPTION... ] 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).)


       -help  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


       None known, but report any found to <omega@ens.fr> (mailing list).  You
       should also check to see if the bug is in vptovf(1).


       omega(1),  ofm2opl(1),  ovf2ovp(1),  pltotf(1),  tftopl(1),  vftovp(1),

       Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).

       Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>


       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.

       The primary authors of Omega are John  Plaice  <plaice@cse.unsw.edu.au>
       and Yannis Haralambous <yannis@fluxus-virus.com>.

       This manual page was written by C.M. Connelly <cmc@debian.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                      ovp2ovf(1)

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