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SHOWFONT(1)		    General Commands Manual		   SHOWFONT(1)

NAME
       showfont	- font dumper for X font server

SYNOPSIS
       showfont	[ -options ... ] -fn pattern

DESCRIPTION
       Showfont	 displays  data	 about	a font that matches the	given pattern.
       The information shown includes font information,	font properties, char-
       acter metrics, and character bitmaps.

       The wildcard character "*" can be used to match any sequence of charac-
       ters (including none) in	the font name, and "?" can be  used  to	 match
       any  single  character.	 The  "*" and "?" characters must be quoted to
       prevent them from being expanded	by the shell.  If no pattern is	given,
       "*" is assumed.

OPTIONS
       -server servername
	       The  X font server to contact.  servername must be specified in
	       one of the formats defined in the Font Server Names section  of
	       X(7).   If not specified, the server name in the	FONTSERVER en-
	       vironment variable is used.

       -fn name
	       The font	to display.

       -lsb    The bit order of	the  font  should  be  requested  as  LSBFirst
	       (least significant bit first).

       -msb    The bit order of	the font should	be requested as	MSBFirst (most
	       significant bit first).

       -LSB    The byte	order of the font  should  be  requested  as  LSBFirst
	       (least significant byte first).

       -MSB    The  byte  order	 of  the  font should be requested as MSBFirst
	       (most significant byte first).

       -ext[ents_only]
	       Only the	character extents should be  displayed,	 but  not  the
	       bitmaps.

       -start char
	       The  start of the range of the characters to display (char is a
	       number).

       -end char
	       The end of the range of the characters to display  (char	 is  a
	       number).

       -unit n The scanline unit of the	font (8, 16, 32, or 64).

       -pad n  The scanpad unit	of the font (8,	16, 32,	or 64).

       -b[itmap_pad] n
	       The bitmap padding unit of the font (0, 1, or 2,	where 0	is Im-
	       ageRectMin, 1 is	ImageRectMaxWidth and 2	is ImageRectMax).

       -noprops
	       Do not show the font properties.

       -version
	       Print the program version and exit.

SEE ALSO
       xfs(1), fslsfonts(1), fstobdf(1), xlsfonts(1), X(7).

ENVIRONMENT
       FONTSERVER
	       the default X font server to contact.  The server name must  be
	       specified  in  one  of  the  formats defined in the Font	Server
	       Names section of	X(7).

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 1991, Network Computing Devices, Inc.
       See X(7)	for a full statement of	rights and permissions.

AUTHOR
       Dave Lemke, Network Computing Devices, Inc.

X Version 11			showfont 1.0.5			   SHOWFONT(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | SEE ALSO | ENVIRONMENT | COPYRIGHT | AUTHOR

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