[texhax] IFSYM package: PFB or TTF fonts

Yuri Robbers yuri at deavolente.org
Wed Aug 10 10:21:43 CEST 2005

Hello John,

the program "mftrace" will create TTF font files from the original MF
files. I have never used it, but according to the manual page it should
do the trick. If it is not available for your OS I'm willing to give it
a try for you... 


On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 08:39 +0100, John Simmie wrote:
> It turns out that I need PFB or TTF font files to use the IFSYM package
> of geometrical symbols in open and closed forms, not the TFMs which
> some kind people generated from the original MF for me.
> But altho, for example, ifgeo10.pfb does exist on the web, it is locked
> away behind a password.
> Is there a (legal?) tool for converting TFMs to PFBs or TTFs?
> Or does one have to go back to the Metafont source?
> Thanks, John
>               Professor John M. Simmie
> Chemistry Department & Environmental Change Institute
>     National University of Ireland, Galway::Ireland
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