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10.3 PKtoGF: Packed to generic font conversion

PKtoGF converts a packed font (PK) file to a generic font (GF) file.
Since PK format is much more compact than GF format, the most likely
reason to do this is to run GFtype (*note gftype invocation::) on the
result, so you can see the bitmap images.  Also, a few old utility
programs do not support PK format.  Synopsis:

     pktogf [OPTION]... PKNAME.DPI[pk] [GFFILE]

The font PKNAME is searched for in the usual places (*note
(kpathsea)Glyph lookup::).  To see all the relevant paths, set the
environment variable 'KPATHSEA_DEBUG' to '-1' before running the

   The suffix 'pk' is supplied if not already present.  This suffix is
not an extension; no '.' precedes it: for instance, 'cmr10.600pk'.

   If GFFILE is not specified, the output is written to the basename of
'PKNAME.DPIgf', e.g., 'pktogf /wherever/cmr10.600pk' creates

   The only options are '--verbose', '--help', and '--version' (*note
Common options::).

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