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NAME

       opl2ofm - convert Omega and TeX property-list files to font-metric files

SYNOPSIS

       opl2ofm [OPTIONS] OPLFILE[.opl] [OFMFILE[.ofm]]

DESCRIPTION

       opl2ofm translates a property-list format file, OPLFILE, into the binary Omega Font Metric
       format.  The program writes to standard output (by default) or  to  a  file  specified  as
       OFMFILE.

       The  program  also works with TeX PL files, producing TeX TFM files.  (opl2ofm is based on
       the WEB source code for pltotf(1).)

OPTIONS

       -help  display a brief summary of syntax and options

       -verbose
              display progress reports

       -version
              output version information and exit

BUGS

       None known, but report any found to <omega@ens.fr> (mailing list).  You should also  check
       to see if the bug is present in pltotf(1).

SEE ALSO

       omega(1), ofm2opl(1), pltotf(1), tftopl(1).

       Draft Manual for the Omega System (omega-manual.dvi).

       Web page: <http://www.gutenberg.eu.org/omega/>

AUTHOR

       According to the WEB documentation:

              The  first  PLtoTF  program  was  designed  by  Leo  Guibas  in the summer of 1978.
              Contributions by Frank Liang, Doug Wyatt, and Lyle Ramshaw also had  a  significant
              effect on the evolution of the present code.

              Extensions for an enhanced ligature mechanism were added by D.E. Knuth in 1989.

              Extensions to handle extended font metric files (``OFM'') were added by John Plaice
              in December 1995 and January 1996, resulting in the new program OPL2OFM.

       The  primary  authors  of  Omega  are  John  Plaice  <plaice@cse.unsw.edu.au>  and  Yannis
       Haralambous <yannis@fluxus-virus.com>.

       This  manual  page was written by C.M. Connelly <cmc@debian.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux
       system.  It may be used  by  other  distributions  without  contacting  the  author.   Any
       mistakes  or  omissions in the manual page are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to
       this manual page should be directed to me (and not to the primary author).