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Manual Pages  — VTFONTCVT

NAME

vtfontcvt – convert font files for use by the video console

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


vtfontcvt [-h height] [-v] [-w width] normal_font [bold_font] output_file

DESCRIPTION

The vtfontcvt utility reads source font files in either BDF or Unifont HEX format and outputs a binary font file for use by vt(4). HEX format files must have the file extension .hex.

The following options are available:
-h height
  Set font height. The default is 16. Font height is set automatically for HEX files that have a ‘# Height: height’ comment before any font data.
-v
  Display verbose statistics about the converted font.
-w width
  Set font width. The default is 8. Font width is set automatically for HEX files that have a ‘# Width: width’ comment before any font data.

SEE ALSO

vidcontrol(1), vt(4)

HISTORY

The vtfontcvt utility first appeared in FreeBSD 10.1 .

VTFONTCVT (8) June 9, 2014

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