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Re: [Groff] Adding fonts to groff -- instructions?

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Adding fonts to groff -- instructions?
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 23:45:20 +0100 (CET)

> In view of the current discussion on installing PS fonts in
> groff, I am reposting a method which I originally posted
> back in 2000.

This is slightly out of date, I think. :-)

> However, for such a font (where the "groff name" you might want to
> give a character my not be obvious) I install these with a null
> mapfile. This has the effect that the groff font file gives "---" as
> the groff name for every character, so that it can only be accessed
> with a \N sequence, e,g, \N'195' for the thing that looks like a
> composite "dz". You can then, at any later time, invent your own
> names for the things you need, e.g.
> .char \[dz] \N'195'
> (which I would do in a ".IPA" macro similar to the one I posted
> earlier for small caps).

Today, glyphs should follow the AGL naming conventions.


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