hex2bdf-split - Convert a GNU Unifont .hex file into single-width BDF fonts.
hex2bdf-split n < input_font.hex > halfwidth_output_font.bdf hex2bdf-split y < input_font.hex > fullwidth_output_font.bdf
reads a sorted GNU Unifont .hex file (sorted with the Unix
utility) from stdin and writes a BDF version of the font
to stdout. This utility was adapted from the original hex2bdf
script to accomodate charcell behavior in older X11 implementations.
It is present for historical reasons, but will probably be removed
in a future distribution. Dependency on this program is discouraged.
The main software application written to use the GNU Unifont, the
international editor Yudit, does not need a split font. In addition,
the GNU Unifont now has a TrueType version that makes most other use
of the BDF version obsolete.
takes one argument: "y" or "n". If "n" is specified, the output
font is set to half-width (8 pixels wide) and "-h-" (for half-width)
appears as the X Logical Font Descriptor (XLFD) ADD_STYLE_NAME value.
If "y" is specified, the output font is set to full-width (16 pixels wide),
and "-f-" (for full-width) appears as the X Logical Font Descriptor (XLFD)
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