convert packed font files to generic font files
see also :
gftopk - gftype - pktype
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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 implementation.
pktogf program converts a packed font file
(pk) to a generic font file (gf). Packed font
files are much smaller than the corresponding gf
files, but some DVI readers only understand gf
pk_file_name on the command line must be complete.
Because the resolution is part of the extension, it would
not make sense to append a default extension as is done with
TeX or DVI-reading software. The gf_file_name
defaults to the same (stripped) name as pk_file_name,
and it is placed in the current working directory with the
gf suffix replacing pk. For example, the input
file io.300pk would become io.300gf.
-v switch is given, pktogf operates
silently. With -v, the version number of the
program and statistics about the unpacking are output to
pktogf looks for pk_file_name using the environment
variable PKFONTS. If that is not set, it uses the variable
TEXPKS. If that is not set, it uses TEXFONTS. If that is not set,
it uses the system default.
See tex(1) for the details of the searching.
gftype , pktype .
Donald E. Knuth et al., Metafontware.
wrote the program. Pierre MacKay adapted it for compilation