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showfont

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NAME

showfont - font dumper for X font server  

SYNOPSIS

showfont [-options...] -fn pattern


 

OPTIONS

The X font server to contact. The font to display. The bit order of the font should be requested as LSBFirst (least significant bit first). The bit order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant bit first). The byte order of the font should be requested as LSBFirst (least significant byte first). The byte order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant byte first). Only the character extents should be displayed, but not the bitmaps. The start of the range of the characters to display (char is a number). The end of the range of the characters to display (char is a number). The scanline unit of the font (8, 16, 32, or 64). The scanpad unit of the font (8, 16, 32, or 64). The bitmap padding unit of the font (0, 1, or 2, where 0 is ImageRectMin, 1 is ImageRectMaxWidth and 2 is ImageRectMax). Do not show the font properties.
 

DESCRIPTION

The showfont command displays data about a font that matches the given pattern. The information shown includes font information, font properties, character metrics, and character bitmaps.

The wildcard character "*" can be used to match any sequence of characters (including none) in the font name, and "?" can be used to match any single character. The "*" and "?" characters must be quoted to prevent them from being expanded by the shell. If no pattern is given, "*" is assumed.
 

ENVIRONMENT

the default X font server to contact.
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 1991, Network Computing Devices, Inc.

See X(1X) for a full statement of rights and permissions.
 

SEE ALSO

xfs(1X), fslsfonts(1X), xlsfonts(1X)
 

AUTHOR

Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
OPTIONS
DESCRIPTION
ENVIRONMENT
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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