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NAME

showfont - font dumper for X font server  

SYNOPSIS

showfont [ -options ... ] -fn pattern  

DESCRIPTION

Showfont 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.  

OPTIONS

-server servername
The X font server to contact. servername must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7). If not specified, the server name in the FONTSERVER environment variable is used.
-fn name
The font to display.
-lsb
The bit order of the font should be requested as LSBFirst (least significant bit first).
-msb
The bit order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant bit first).
-LSB
The byte order of the font should be requested as LSBFirst (least significant byte first).
-MSB
The byte order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant byte first).
-ext[ents_only]
Only the character extents should be displayed, but not the bitmaps.
-start char
The start of the range of the characters to display (char is a number).
-end char
The end of the range of the characters to display (char is a number).
-unit n
The scanline unit of the font (8, 16, 32, or 64).
-pad n
The scanpad unit of the font (8, 16, 32, or 64).
-b[itmap_pad] n
The bitmap padding unit of the font (0, 1, or 2, where 0 is ImageRectMin, 1 is ImageRectMaxWidth and 2 is ImageRectMax).
-noprops
Do not show the font properties.
 

SEE ALSO

xfs(1), fslsfonts(1), fstobdf(1), xlsfonts(1), X(7).  

ENVIRONMENT

FONTSERVER
the default X font server to contact. The server name must be specified in one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section of X(7).
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 1991, Network Computing Devices, Inc.
See X(7) for a full statement of rights and permissions.  

AUTHOR

Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
ENVIRONMENT
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR

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