pltotf - convert property list files to TeX font metric (tfm) format
pltotf [ -verbose ] pl_file_name tfm_file_name
This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete documen-
tation for this version of TeX can be found in the info file or manual
Web2C: A TeX implementation.
The pltotf program translates a (human-oriented) Web property list file
to a (program-oriented) TeX font metric file. Thus, after editing the
property list file, a TFM file can be generated for use with, for exam-
Both the pl_file_name and the tfm_file_name must be complete; no adding
of default extensions or path searching is done.
Without the -verbose option, pltotf operates silently. With it, a ban-
ner and progress report are printed on stdout.
Donald E. Knuth, TeX for nroffware.
Donald E. Knuth, The Metafontbook, (Volume C of Computers and Typeset-
ting), Addison-Wesley, 1986, ISBN 0-201-13445-4.
Donald E. Knuth wrote the program. It was published as part of the TeX
for nroffware technical report, available from the TeX Users Group.
Howard Trickey, Pavel Curtis, and Richard Furuta originally ported it
Web2C 7.5.4 27 December 1992 PLTOTF(1)
Man(1) output converted with