Font utilities

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3. Overview

This chapter gives an overview of what you do to create fonts using these programs. It also describes some things which are common to all the programs.

Throughout this document, we refer to various source files in the implementation. If you can read C programs, you may find these references useful as points of entry into the source when you are confused about some program's behavior, or are just curious.

3.1 Picture  A pictorial overview.
3.2 Creating fonts  How to use the programs together.
3.3 Command-line options  Many aspects of the command line are common to all programs.
3.4 Font searching  How fonts and other files are looked for.
3.5 Font naming  How to name fonts.