convert X font metrics into GNU troff font metrics


xtotroff -r resolution -s point-size font-map xtotroff --help xtotroff -v xtotroff --version


xtotroff takes a font-map, which maps groff(1) fonts to X11 fonts, creates GNU troff(1) metric files for all fonts listed. Each line in font-map consists of a groff font name and an X font name as a X Logical Font Description (XLFD) pattern, separated by whitespace. Example:

TB -adobe -times -bold -r -normal --* -* -* -* -p -* -iso8859 -1

The wildcards in the patterns are filled with the arguments to the -r and -s switches. If a font name is still ambiguous, xtotroff aborts.


Whitespace is permitted between a command-line option and its argument.

--help Display a usage message and exit.

-rresolution Set the resolution for all font patterns in font-map. The value is used for both the horizontal and vertical resolution. If not specified, a resolution of 75dpi is assumed.

-spoint-size Set the point size for all font patterns in font-map. If not specified, a size of 10pt is assumed.

-v --version Display version information and exit.


The only supported font encodings are -1 and -fontspecific


groff(1), gxditview(1), troff(1)

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