psfaddtable(1) — Linux manual page


PSFADDTABLE(1)           General Commands Manual          PSFADDTABLE(1)

NAME         top

       psfaddtable - add a Unicode character table to a console font

SYNOPSIS         top

       psfaddtable fontfile tablefile outfile

DESCRIPTION         top

       psfaddtable takes a console font in .psf format given by fontfile
       and merges it with the Unicode character table given by tablefile
       to produce a font file with an embedded character table, which is
       written to outfile.  An input file name of "-" denotes standard
       input, and an output file name of "-" denotes standard output.
       If the fontfile already contains an embedded character table, it
       is ignored.


       Each line in the tablefile should be either blank, contain a
       comment (preceded by #), or contain a sequence of numbers in
       either decimal (default), octal (preceded by 0), or hexadecimal
       (preceded by 0x) format, separated by spaces or tabs.  The first
       number on each line indicates the glyph slot in the font that is
       being referred to, this is between 0 and 0xff for a 256-character
       font and 0 and 0x1ff for a 512-character font.  Any subsequent
       numbers on the same line are Unicodes matched by this specific
       glyph slot.  Instead of a single Unicode one may have a sequence
       of Unicodes separates by commas, to denote that the glyph depicts
       the corresponding composed symbol.  It is permissible to have
       multiple lines for the same glyph.

SEE ALSO         top

       setfont(8), psfgettable(1), psfstriptable(1), psfxtable(1)

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kbd                            25 Oct 1994                PSFADDTABLE(1)

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