pltotf - convert property list files to TeX font metric (tfm) format
pltotf [ __-verbose__? pl_file_name
This manual page is not meant to be exhaustive. The complete
documentation for this version of TEX can be found in the
info file or manual Web2C: A TeX
The pltotf program translates a (human-oriented) W
EB 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 example,
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 banner and progress report are printed
Donald E. Knuth, TEXware.
Donald E. Knuth, The M ETAFONT book,
(Volume C of Computers and Typesetting),
Addison-Wesley, 1986, ISBN 0-201-13445-4.
Donald E. Knuth wrote the program. It was published as part
of the TEXware technical report, available from the
TEX Users Group. Howard Trickey, Pavel Curtis, and Richard
Furuta originally ported it to Unix.