[texhax] IFSYM package: PFB or TTF fonts

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Aug 10 10:42:46 CEST 2005

John Simmie wrote:

> Is there a (legal?) tool for converting TFMs to PFBs or TTFs?

No, TFMs hae a very small subset of the information
contained in a PFG or TTF.

> Or does one have to go back to the Metafont source?

Yes, if IFGEO10 exists as MetaFont source, but even
then you won't end up with a PFB or a TTF without a
lot of work, because MetaFont sources generate fonts
in a format different to both of these ...

Philip Taylor

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