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txtbdf2ps

txtbdf2ps is a small, self-contained Perl script that converts ASCII text files into Postscript using a given bitmap (BDF) font. (The character bitmaps are embedded into the PS file as a Type 3 font.) The script can be used to print texts in international character sets or for proofreading BDF fonts. Features include justified paragraphs, adjustable margins, and a slim & simple resulting PS.

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  •  08 Jun 2002 19:00

    Release Notes: Bidirectional and Arabic shaping support was added. This feature requires the external "fribidi" software.

    •  12 Mar 2000 05:50

      Release Notes: Support for Unicode UTF-8 input and Unicode BDF fonts.

      •  28 Feb 2000 04:21

        Release Notes: Initial announcement.

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        04 Dec 2000 23:33 winitzki

        txtbdf2ps 0.7
        As of version 0.7, Unicode input and Unicode BDF fonts are supported.

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