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GETAFM(1)                   General Commands Manual                  GETAFM(1)



NAME
       getafm - create an AFM file for a PostScript font.

SYNOPSIS
       getafm FontName > output.ps

DESCRIPTION
       Getafm  generates a PostScript file which prints an AFM file for a font
       to the printer's output channel. The output of getafm should be sent to
       a printer, or to GhostScript. For example,

                    getafm Times-Roman | gsnd - >Times-Roman.afm


AUTHOR
       Robert Joop (rjATrainbow.de), Angus Duggan

SEE ALSO
       psbook(1),  psselect(1),  pstops(1), epsffit(1), psnup(1), psresize(1),
       psmerge(1), fixscribeps(1), getafm(1), fixdlsrps(1),  fixfmps(1),  fix-
       macps(1),  fixpsditps(1),  fixpspps(1),  fixtpps(1), fixwfwps(1), fixw-
       pps(1), fixwwps(1), extractres(1), includeres(1), showchar(1)

TRADEMARKS
       PostScript is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

BUGS
       Kerning information is not generated by getafm; it is best to use orig-
       inal AFM files if possible.



                        PSUtils Release 1 Patchlevel 17              GETAFM(1)