[metapost] glyph operator and font map files
luecking at uark.edu
Tue Dec 22 21:43:05 CET 2009
On Monday, December 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote
> So why did this fail?
> That is because glyph only works on actual postscript fonts.
> xccsy10 is
> metafont bitmap font, and that cannot work at all (neither do truetype
> or opentype fonts).
> If you absolutely want that font, you will have to convert it to a
> PostScript Type1 font first.
This has already been done. At least on my system there exist
(in my texmf-local) these 6 fonts.
and 22 others whose names start with xcc.
The all say
%%Creator: Michael Zedler
%Copyright: Generated from MetaFont bitmap by mftrace 1.2.4,
% Generated by FontForge 20060725 (http://fontforge.sf.net/)
A couple of years ago Michael Zedler put them out there for free, saying
they were 99% complete, but he didn't have the time to give them a final finish.
To read his own words try this link:
The links in that message don't work anymore.
Fonts with these names are also available (for a price) from MicroPress.
Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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