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t1ascii - convert type-1 font from binary to ASCII


t1ascii [-l length ] [input [output ]]


t1ascii converts Adobe Type 1 font programs in PFB (binary) format to PFA (hexadecimal) format. If the file output is not specified output goes to the standard output. If the file input is not specified input comes from the standard input.


--line-length=num , -l num
Set the maximum length of encrypted lines in the output to num. (These are the lines consisting wholly of hexadecimal digits.) The default is 64.

See Also

t1binary(1) , t1unmac(1) , t1mac(1) , t1asm(1) , t1disasm(1)

Adobe Type 1 Font Format


Lee Hetherington (
Eddie Kohler (

Ported to Microsoft C/C++ Compiler and MS-DOS operating system by Kai-Uwe Herbing (

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