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showfont(1X)							 showfont(1X)
X11R6									X11R6



NAME

  showfont - font dumper for X font server

SYNOPSIS

  showfont [-options...] -fn  pattern

OPTIONS

  -server host:port
      The X font server	to contact.

  -fn name
      The font to display.

  -lsb
      The bit order of the font	should be requested as LSBFirst	(least signi-
      ficant bit first).

  -msb
      The bit order of the font	should be requested as MSBFirst	(most signi-
      ficant bit first).

  -LSB
      The byte order of	the font should	be requested as	LSBFirst (least	sig-
      nificant byte first).

  -MSB
      The byte order of	the font should	be requested as	MSBFirst (most signi-
      ficant byte first).

  -extents_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).

  -bitmap_pad n
      The bitmap padding unit of the font (0, 1, or 2, where 0 is ImageRect-
      Min, 1 is	ImageRectMaxWidth and 2	is ImageRectMax).

  -noprops
      Do not show the font properties.






DESCRIPTION

  The showfont command displays	data about a font that matches the given pat-
  tern.	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.

ENVIRONMENT

  FONTSERVER
	  the default X	font server to contact.

COPYRIGHT

  Copyright 1991, Network Computing Devices, Inc.

  See X(1X) for	a full statement of rights and permissions.

SEE ALSO

  xfs(1X), fslsfonts(1X), xlsfonts(1X)

AUTHOR

  Dave Lemke, Network Computing	Devices, Inc.