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SHOWFONT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: showfont 1.0.1
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NAME

showfont - font dumper for X font server  

SYNOPSIS

showfont [ -options ... ] -fn pattern  

DESCRIPTION

Showfont displays data about a font that matches the given pattern. 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.  

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 significant bit first).
-msb
The bit order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant bit first).
-LSB
The byte order of the font should be requested as LSBFirst (least significant byte first).
-MSB
The byte order of the font should be requested as MSBFirst (most significant byte first).
-ext[ents_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).
-b[itmap_pad] n
The bitmap padding unit of the font (0, 1, or 2, where 0 is ImageRectMin, 1 is ImageRectMaxWidth and 2 is ImageRectMax).
-noprops
Do not show the font properties.
 

SEE ALSO

xfs(1), fslsfonts(1), xlsfonts(1)  

ENVIRONMENT

FONTSERVER
the default X font server to contact.
 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 1991, Network Computing Devices, Inc.
See X(1) for a full statement of rights and permissions.  

AUTHOR

Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
ENVIRONMENT
COPYRIGHT
AUTHOR




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