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font2svg can convert any font that GhostScript is capable of rendering into an SVG-font. This includes all PostScript fonts, GhostScript's own format, and almost all TrueType fonts.

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  •  11 Nov 2004 09:17

    Release Notes: This release removed the dependency on getopt for better interoperability on different platforms. Additional error reporting was implemented and a bug concerning the required "horiz-adv-x" attribute in font-elements was fixed.

    •  18 Sep 2003 07:31

      Release Notes: More verbose error reporting was added, and additional configuration options were provided, easing installation on non-Linux systems. The documentation was extended slightly.

      •  12 Mar 2003 09:22

        Release Notes: Two bugs have been fixed: font2svg now tests correctly for kpsewhich option, and character 200 was missing in the symbols table. font2svg can now load and execute dvips encodings and also convert GhostScript's own builtin fonts.

        •  25 Jun 2002 10:28

          Release Notes: Symbol widths are now acquired by charwidth instead of charbbox, which results in the same widths as in the original .tfm files. Fonts can now be re-encoded via tables. New options for encoding and selecting symbols have been added. Filenames can be expanded automatically via kpsewhich. The tar package now unpacks into a separate directory.

          •  18 Jun 2002 15:49

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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