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NAME

       ovp2ovf - convert a virtual property-list file into a virtual font file and its associated
       font metric file

SYNOPSIS

       ovp2ovf [OPTIONS] OVPFILE[.ovp] [OVFFILE[.ovf] [OFMFILE[.ofm]]]

DESCRIPTION

       ovp2ovf translates a human-readable virtual property list  (OVP)  file,  OVPFILE,  into  a
       virtual font (OVF) file, OVFFILE and its companion font metric (OFM) file, OFMFILE.

       The  program  also works with TeX VP files, producing VF and TFM files.  (ovp2ovf is based
       on the WEB source code for vptovf(1).)

OPTIONS

       -help  display a brief summary of syntax and options

       -verbose
              display progress reports

       -version
              output version information and exit

FILES

       OFMFILE
              Omega Font Metric file

       OVFFILE
              Omega Virtual Font file

       OVPFILE
              Omega Virtual Property List file

BUGS

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

SEE ALSO

       omega(1), ofm2opl(1), ovf2ovp(1), pltotf(1), tftopl(1), vftovp(1), vptovf(1)

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

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

AUTHOR

       According to the WEB documentation:

              VPtoVF  is an extended version of the program PLtoTF, which is part of the standard
              TeXware library.  OVP2OVF is an extended version of VPtoVF that allows much  larger
              fonts.   The  idea of a virtual font was inspired by the work of David R. Fuchs who
              designed a similar set of conventions in 1984 while developing a device driver  for
              ArborText, Inc.  He wrote a somewhat similar program called PLFONT.

       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).